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Category: News

Is There a Connection Between Back Pain and Your Lifespan?

Posted: Dec 13, 2018 | by Kat | 0 Comment

As we get older, we tend to accept specific aches and pains as par for the course. We joke about no longer being spring chickens, or not moving as well as we used to. Back pain and spinal injury, in particular, may occur as a result of illness or accident, but with proper care one […] Read More...

Pain Management Tips for a Safe Holiday

Posted: Dec 7, 2018 | by Kat | 0 Comment

Holidays are stressful enough without the prospect of worrying about pain management in winter. While many of us can look forward to a few days off to enjoy time with family and friends, getting to that point seems fraught with urgency and rushed decisions, sometimes leading to more aches and pains than we need. An already […] Read More...

Protect Bone Health During Pregnancy

Posted: Nov 28, 2018 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Eating a balanced diet with adequate calcium before, during and after pregnancy helps protect a woman’s bone health. During pregnancy and breastfeeding, women need additional calcium to support their growing babies and their own bodies. Getting enough calcium is especially important in the last three months of pregnancy. Sometimes, women lose bone mass while pregnant or […] Read More...

Diet, Weight Loss Slows Knee Osteoarthritis

Posted: Nov 26, 2018 | by Alice | 0 Comment

If your knees hurt from osteoarthritis, losing a substantial amount of weight is one strategy to slow down the damage to your cartilage. It’s not enough to lose weight through exercise alone, however, a new MRI study finds. For the best results, you should try losing weight by changing your diet and adding exercise or […] Read More...

Anxiety, Depression May Affect People with Arthritis

Posted: Nov 14, 2018 | by Alice | 0 Comment

The aches and pain that come with arthritis may also bring about symptoms of anxiety and depression. It’s an understandable connection. Arthritis symptoms can make it difficult for people to go about their daily lives. When it’s painful to walk, you may not feel like exercising or going shopping. In some cases, arthritis can isolate […] Read More...

Prevent Lower Back Pain: 5 Tips

Posted: Nov 5, 2018 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Sleep problems. Painful walking. Limited mobility. Lower back pain can wreak havoc on your ability to do basic things throughout the day. Only a few people will never have lower back pain at some point in their life. In fact, eight out of 10 adults are likely to experience lower back pain at least once. The […] Read More...

Safety Tips: Fall Yard Work

Posted: Oct 29, 2018 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Before you pull out the ladder or rake to cross off another home maintenance chore, think about your safety first. Simple chores such as raking leaves or repairing a window lead to serious injuries every year. In fact, more than 500,000 people get hurt from falling off a ladder every year, according to the Consumer […] Read More...

Joint Replacement Surgery: What to Expect

Posted: Oct 23, 2018 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Many people are able to cope for years with joint pain by losing weight, staying physically active, using a walking aid and taking pain medication. In some cases, however, joint replacement surgery becomes the most appropriate treatment. People who need joint replacement have extensive damage that caused by arthritis, years of use and disease. At […] Read More...

Is Your iPad Becoming an iPain?

Posted: Oct 18, 2018 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Stiff neck. Sore shoulders. Upper back pain. If you spend a lot of time staring down at a tablet, technology can really be a pain in the neck. It makes sense when you consider what happens to your spine and posture when you constantly use a tablet or a smartphone. According to a recent UNLV study in the Journal […] Read More...

Prevent Osteoporosis: Rheumatoid Arthritis May Increase Risk

Posted: Oct 15, 2018 | by Alice | 0 Comment

If you have rheumatoid arthritis, it’s important to take steps to lower your risk for osteoporosis. Osteoporosis, a condition that makes your bones become less dense and more likely to fracture, can lead to significant pain and disability. Nationwide, more than 53 million people either already have osteoporosis or are at high risk due to low […] Read More...