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Top Ways to Cure Plantar Fasciitis Pain

Do you experience a stabbing pain in yours heels when you take your first few steps in the morning? You may have plantar fasciitis. The plantar fascia is a thick band of connective tissue on the bottom of your foot that runs from your heel to your toes. It acts like a shock absorber and […]

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Arthritis Slowing You Down? Tips to Keep You Moving

Arthritis can intrude upon your life preventing you from doing the things you enjoy. As the disease progresses, even routine activities may become painful. Here are some tips to keep you moving and prevent arthritis from slowing you down: Exercise every day: Moderate physical activity performed every day will reduce joint pain and stiffness in […]

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Tips to Relieve Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Have you been experiencing wrist and hand pain that worsens when performing certain movements? It may be due to carpal tunnel syndrome, which is characterized by compression of a nerve in your wrist. You can develop carpal tunnel syndrome from everyday activities such as typing, playing a musical instrument and working with certain tools. Frequent […]

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Does Nutrition Affect My Healing Time?

Yes, nutrition is one of the key factors that affects your healing time. Poor nutrition can slow down the healing process while eating well helps you heal better and faster. Good nutrition is important to stay energetic, strengthen your immune system and help you recover from an illness or injury. A well-balanced diet provides energy, […]

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How to Avoid the Most Common Back Injuries

Your back is more prone to injury compared to most other parts of your body. This is because your spine must not only be stable enough to support the upright position, but also flexible enough to allow you to bend and twist your upper body. A back injury may occur suddenly due to a variety […]

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Does Obesity Affect Joint Health?

Being obese can make simple movements such as bending, reaching for objects, squatting, or climbing stairs a challenge. As it relates to joint health, obesity can cause joint degeneration which manifests as joint pain, swelling, redness, deformity, warmth, and decreased range of motion. The less you move to avoid these symptoms, the worse your joints […]

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Acupuncture: Providing Solutions to the Opioid Crisis

Acupuncture has emerged as a powerful and safe evidenced-based treatment modality that could provide a solution to the opioid crisis which has caused 72,000 drug overdose deaths in the year 2017 alone according to information provided by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Acupuncture therapy has been shown to be quite effective in treating different […]

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10 Advantages to Staying Active this Holiday Season

Holiday season is a great time to relax and take a break from the frenzied activities that are part and parcel of the modern world. However, remember to schedule in some physical activity during the holidays as becoming totally inactive could be detrimental to your health and wellbeing. Here are 10 advantages to staying active […]

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Most Common Overuse Injuries and How to Avoid Them

An overuse injury occurs when a repetitive action, either while playing a sport or performing manual labor, causes gradual worsening pain and loss of function in a part of your body. The first sign of an overuse injury is usually a soreness or stiffness that will disappear after a warm-up. At this stage, activity modification […]

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When an Injury Means You Have to Miss Out

Sustaining a serious injury can put you under significant physical and emotional stress. You may have to miss out on team or group activities. Much anticipated holiday plans may have to be altered. These sudden changes could put you on an emotional rollercoaster causing confusion, anger, despair, and jealousy within a short period of time. […]

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