Need a New Year’s Resolution? Relieve Back Pain in 2018!

The spine is one of the most important structures in your body. It possesses incredible strength and flexibility, but it’s also vulnerable to injury and pain. From pinched nerves and slipped discs to strained muscles and spinal deformities, there are seemingly endless problems that can cause back pain. Fortunately, with a few tips from Spine […]

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10 Inflammatory Foods to Avoid if You Have Rheumatoid Arthritis

If you were recently diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, you know there are certain RA triggers you should avoid to prevent flare-ups. These include exercising too intensely or not at all, smoking, and getting into high-stress situations. In addition to avoiding these triggers, it’s also important to keep inflammatory foods out of your diet. After all, […]

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Traveling for the Holidays? Try These Road Trip Stretches

When you think about going home for the holidays, you probably envision a warm crackling fire, long mornings in your pajamas, and big helpings of mashed potatoes. Before you can enjoy these creature comforts, you must make it to your family’s house safely. If you start to experience stiffness in your neck, shoulders, back, or […]

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How to Lift Holiday Boxes Without Hurting Yourself

A substantial portion of your storage room might be devoted to boxes of holiday decorations. Are you excited to set up the tree, lights, stockings, and other décor items? Before you get started, take any chronic back pain you have into account. The last thing you want is to throw out your back because you attempted […]

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Can Custom Orthotics Help You?

Your feet bear the weight of your entire body. Do your favorite shoes provide the support you need to walk comfortably throughout the day? If not, custom orthotics might help. These shoe inserts are made just for you to target whatever ailment causes you pain and discomfort. Here are eight conditions orthotics can treat. Plantar […]

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Tips for Treating Whiplash After a Car Accident

If you were recently in a car accident, you might have symptoms of whiplash, including stiff neck and shoulders, dizzy spells, and a ringing in your ears. It’s no surprise that the jarring motion of your head being whipped back and forth has damaged your neck muscles, ligaments, and tendons. However, to ensure no permanent […]

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Chronic Back Pain? Avoid a Flare-Up This Thanksgiving

If you have chronic back pain, you have more to worry about this Thanksgiving than undercooked turkey or soggy stuffing. You must also focus on taking good care of yourself so your pain doesn’t flare up and ruin your holiday. To help you make the most of your time with friends and family, follow these […]

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Manage Rheumatoid Arthritis by Avoiding These 6 RA Triggers

Your rheumatoid arthritis (RA) symptoms likely come and go from day to day. If you’re still working on perfecting a management plan, it’s essential to determine what your RA triggers are so you can avoid them. Here are six of the most common causes of rheumatoid arthritis flare-ups to be aware of. Living a Sedentary […]

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Non-Invasive Treatments for Plantar Fasciitis

When you walk or run, a thick band of tissue called the plantar fascia stabilizes your foot with each push off the ground. If you have excess tension and inflammation in this part of your foot, you may experience heel pain with every stride. This condition, known as plantar fasciitis, is a common complaint among […]

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