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Using a Standing Desk

Posted: Mar 13, 2020 | by admin | 0 Comment

People who spend eight hours a day, five days a week, at a desk may focus entirely on work so that the discomforts of prolonged sitting seem minor. If you live with arthritis or a similar condition, you may experience moments where the joint pain makes it difficult to concentrate. Ergonomic tools can make things […] Read More...

What to Look For In New Walking Shoes

Posted: Mar 6, 2020 | by admin | 0 Comment

This weekend we “spring forward” and lose an hour of the day. Eventually we will see longer days, and for many that means more opportunities for outdoor exercise, and possibly the need for a new pair of athletic shoes. Walking or jogging not only offers cardiovascular benefits, but people who deal with chronic joint pain […] Read More...

The Best Warm-Up Exercise for Your Ankles

Posted: Feb 28, 2020 | by admin | 0 Comment

Warmer weather encourages more outdoor exercise. If you have the time, take advantage of the first days after we “spring forward” and enjoy a brisk walk or jog. For those dealing with chronic joint pain, regular exercise can offer a respite from discomfort. Movement helps lubricate the joints, get the blood pumping, and helps improve […] Read More...

3 Things To Know About Spinal Pain Treatment

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

Back and neck pains happen to the healthiest of people. One night of sleeping in an awkward position, or a minor fall at home or work, is all it takes to cause discomfort. Minor aches, however, are easily treated and don’t necessarily return. Chronic back and neck pain brought on by serious injuries or illness […] Read More...

Give Your Joints Some Love

Posted: Feb 14, 2020 | by admin | 0 Comment

You rely on your body to get work done. Whether you work at a desk for eight hours at a time or have a job that requires lifting and prolonged standing, you put stress on specific joints. Hands type out documents and knees bend as you pick up boxes, and if you’re not careful you could […] Read More...

What To Know About Arthritis and Heart Health

Posted: Feb 7, 2020 | by admin | 0 Comment

Are you wearing red today? Every year on February 7, the American Heart Association encourages people to wear red as a way of spreading awareness of heart disease. Wear Red Day shares important statistics in particular about the rate of heart disease among women in the United States, and it’s also a good time to […] Read More...

3 Tips to Prevent Shoulder Injuries

Posted: Feb 1, 2020 | by admin | 0 Comment

Shoulder injuries are among the most common joint-related maladies, by virtue of the amount of stress we put on this part of our body. We work our shoulders hard daily – when we sit long hours in front of our laptops, extending our arms toward out-of-reach items, and completing household chores. Continued inflammation of these […] Read More...

Can Weight Loss Aid in Joint Pain Relief?

Posted: Jan 24, 2020 | by admin | 0 Comment

Carrying a significant amount of weight can have an effect on joint health. A recent article from Harvard Health Publishing suggests that losing weight may aid in some pain relief, though the amount to lose will vary depending on one’s current condition and needs.  Excess weight may increase the risk of joint pain in the […] Read More...

Signs of a Dislocated Joint

Posted: Jan 17, 2020 | by admin | 0 Comment

Accidents happen. You trip on a raised slab of concrete and fall, pinch a hand on a closing door or latch, or maybe you’re slow to move when something heavy falls from a high shelf. The initial pain can overwhelm you, but think about what you do next. Do you treat cuts and scrapes or […] Read More...

Lyme Disease: Four Things To Know

Posted: Jan 10, 2020 | by admin | 0 Comment

Lyme disease has become a topic of national conversation following news of singer Justin Beiber’s recent diagnosis. While the winter season tends to focus on health news relevant to the weather, such as flu prevention and airborne viruses, Lyme disease may also be contracted during this time – though it’s more common in summer months. […] Read More...