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Does Winter Weather Affect Pain?

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Posted on February 22, 2019 at 09:00 AM

You might assume it is all your imagination that pain from arthritis or another chronic condition feels worse in the winter. However, several research studies have proven a link between changes in the weather and changes in pain levels. Specifically, joints tend to feel more achy and stiff when the cold of winter sets in […]

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How Modern Office Work Is Causing Neck Problems

How Modern Office Work Is Causing Neck Problems

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Posted on December 22, 2018 at 09:00 AM

If you work in an office and have frequent back or neck pain, the two things could be more closely related than you think. It can be challenging to maintain good posture while sitting at a desk eight or more hours per day or frequently looking at other electronic devices. However, standing can be equally […]

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Common Causes of Back Pain

Common Causes of Back Pain

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Posted on December 08, 2018 at 09:00 AM

Your back consists of five vertebrae in the lower or lumbar spine, seven vertebrae in the neck and 12 vertebrae in the upper or thoracic spine for a total of 19 vertebrae. Underneath your lumbar vertebrae sits five bones fused together called a sacrum. Two pelvic bones join the sacrum to create the trunk base […]

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Stretches to Relieve Sciatica

Stretches to Relieve Sciatica

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Posted on November 21, 2018 at 09:00 AM

Sciatica pain can make it difficult for you to enjoy day-to-day activities. The pain and tingling you experience in your lower back can spread down your leg, which can make standing, bending and sitting uncomfortable. Doing stretches can help relieve sciatica pain, so you can get back to having fun this season. 

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Back and Shoulder Pain from Kids' Backpacks

Back and Shoulder Pain from Kids’ Backpacks

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Posted on November 07, 2018 at 09:00 AM

Kids are back in school and parents should be aware of the problems that heavy backpacks can cause. In some cases, kids have to carry a backpack filled with books around all day at school. Kids also have to deal with heavy backpacks as they go to and from school. This added weight can end […]

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Repetitive Strain Injury: Could Your Job Be Giving You Mouse Shoulder?

Repetitive Strain Injury: Could Your Job Be Giving You Mouse Shoulder?

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Posted on August 07, 2018 at 09:00 AM

Certain occupations, such as those that require frequent computer use or the lifting of heavy loads, can cause a condition known as repetitive strain injury in the shoulder. Some people refer to this injury as mouse shoulder due to its close association with computer work. The pain occurs when you engage in repetitive, awkward or […]

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Warm Weather Exercise to Help with Back Pain

Warm Weather Exercise to Help with Back Pain

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Posted on July 21, 2018 at 09:00 AM

Summer is a time to enjoy the warm weather and sunshine without the worry of dealing with back pain. Unfortunately for millions, warm weather activities often lead to everything from a mild twinge in the lower back to excruciating pain of the spine. Here are a few exercises you can do help with your back […]

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Understanding Insomnia and Chronic Pain

Understanding Insomnia and Chronic Pain

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Posted on July 07, 2018 at 09:00 AM

Chronic back and neck pain are two of the most common complaints of pain experienced by adults, followed closely by insomnia. Studies have shown that about two-thirds of all people suffering from back pain also have trouble sleeping. In most situations, the sleep deprivation is due to the extreme level of discomfort you experience while […]

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