May 26, 2014

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Wrist Brace Fashion

A brace is meant to provide support, wherever it may be worn on the body.  In this case, the wrist brace is to be used for supporting the wrist.  Wrist braces are available in many different styles, materials and sizes … Continue reading

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May 23, 2014

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Strain Injury from Cane Use

Millions of people in the United States use a cane to increase mobility, whether due to an injury or just to improve balance and strength.  In addition to this, a cane can aid an individual in reducing weight on a … Continue reading

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May 21, 2014

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Vitamin B12 – Bone Health

By not having enough vitamin B12 in your body, you may be experiencing negative effects associated with your bone health. Bones are made up particular proteins, including minerals, calcium, phosphorus, collagen, and other essential properties. The diet that you eat … Continue reading

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May 19, 2014

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Cold Therapy for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Do your wrists and fingers tend to swell while you work, type or drive?  Or maybe you experience continuous aching or numbness in the middle of the night due to carpal tunnel syndrome.  If this applies to you, consider placing … Continue reading

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Mar 13, 2014

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What is Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome?

The tarsal tunnel of your foot is the canal formed by part of your ankle bone (the medial malleolus, which is the bump on the inside of your ankle) and a band of ligaments that stretch across the foot known … Continue reading

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Mar 12, 2014

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Tips for Eating Clean on a Budget

Does eating clean really have to be over-the-top extensive? It’s a common misconception that eating clean has to cost an arm and a leg. In reality, anyone can eat clean. Whether you are a college student or on a limited budget, … Continue reading

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Feb 27, 2014

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Always Stretch Before Exercising

Many studies have been performed to measure the effectiveness of stretching prior to exercising.  Some have concluded that stretching prevents soreness after exercise, while others conclude that it actually decreases strength and should not be done prior to performing weight-bearing … Continue reading

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Feb 26, 2014

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Trigger Point Therapy for Carpal Tunnel

A trigger point is a tiny knot that develops in a muscle when it has become overused or injured. Trigger points are common for causing carpal tunnel syndrome and are sometimes the root cause of the pain. When a trigger … Continue reading

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Feb 7, 2014

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Vitamin C and Joint Pain go Together

Because vitamin C is a water-soluble supplement, it does not remain in your body and must be received either through your diet or through an actual oral vitamin.  Experiencing joint pain is an unwanted issue that many individuals deal with … Continue reading

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Feb 6, 2014

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Standing Desks for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

One of the leading causes of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is that of bad posture.  Not only does poor posture cause the symptoms to flare up, but it also leads to other bodily complications, including, back pain, wrist pain and neck … Continue reading

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