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The Impact of COVID-19 on Joint Pain

Posted: Feb 24, 2021 | by admin | 0 Comment

A recent study published in the journal Skeletal Radiology suggests that the coronavirus can contribute to the severity of joint pain. While muscle aches and joint stiffness are among the symptoms one affected with COVID-19 can experience, patients diagnosed with the illness may experience related types of pain. According to researchers at Northwestern University, some […] Read More...

4 Things To Give Up For Lent To Help Your Joints

Posted: Feb 17, 2021 | by admin | 0 Comment

For those who observe Christian traditions, this week marks the beginning of Lent, a time of reflection and sacrifice in preparation for the Easter holiday. Many, regardless of faith, see this forty-day period as an opportunity to better themselves physically, spiritually, and/or mentally. What New Year’s resolutions were made and broken before this time may […] Read More...

4 Ways To Love Your Joints

Posted: Feb 10, 2021 | by admin | 0 Comment

Plans for Valentine’s Day either happen well in advance or as a last-minute trip to the store for a gift. Depending on how the season runs, the weather may not be as kind to your joints as in warmer temperatures, too. This year, if chronic joint pain is an issue, take the time to love […] Read More...

Keep Your Joints (and Heart) Healthy

Posted: Feb 3, 2021 | by admin | 0 Comment

We should always be kind to our joints and our hearts. They keep us moving and active, and exercise is one key to improved cardiovascular health and reduced stiffness in our arms, legs, and back. February is American Heart Month, an invitation to awareness of heart disease, the risk factors, and how the heart can […] Read More...

What is Spinal Arthritis?

Posted: Jan 27, 2021 | by admin | 0 Comment

When the simple act of bending down to tie shoes or to pick up a box turns painful, your first instinct may be to remedy the situation with a pain patch or pill, then watch your posture going forward. If you deal with chronic back pain you may assume further pain isn’t related to another […] Read More...

Is It Carpal Tunnel or Arthritis?

Posted: Jan 21, 2021 | by admin | 0 Comment

This Saturday is National Handwriting Day. Though it seems that texting has replaced the tradition of handwriting letters to loved ones, it’s likely you still use longhand for specific tasks. Maybe you still write out grocery lists, or keep track of daily goals in a journal. If you live with joint pain in your hands, […] Read More...

Bath Safety and Joint Pain

Posted: Jan 13, 2021 | by admin | 0 Comment

Many of us may not think of how often we use the bathroom. For such a small space in the home, the majority of injuries statistically occur here than anywhere else in a person’s house. According to the CDC, nearly a quarter of a million Americans over the age of 15 suffered a non-fatal bathroom-related […] Read More...

Keep Your Joint Health Resolutions

Posted: Jan 6, 2021 | by admin | 0 Comment

Do you have January 17 marked on your calendar? It is not a national holiday, but traditionally the day people who have made New Year’s resolutions fold on those promises. To be fair, it’s easy to become discouraged if progress toward a major goal doesn’t happen right away, but resolutions can be helpful in determining […] Read More...

Exercising Safely Indoors During Winter, and COVID-19

Posted: Dec 21, 2020 | by admin | 0 Comment

As we approach the holidays and New Year, colder temperatures encourage us to move our exercise routines indoors. This time last year, you may have prepared for winter by scheduling regular visits to your local gym or fitness center. COVID-19, has changed the rules. Though the first vaccines are currently in distribution, wide availability is […] Read More...

Three Tips for Holiday Back Health

Posted: Dec 16, 2020 | by admin | 0 Comment

Unpredictable weather and COVID statistics continue to keep many of us confined to our homes. The holiday season brings with it a new list of tasks, many of which can add stress to the body if not handled properly. Winter celebrations mean gift exchanges and grand family meals, but also the potential for back injuries.  […] Read More...