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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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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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 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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Feb 4, 2014

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Dangers of a Sedentary Lifestyle

Today more than ever, the United States is experiencing an epidemic of “sitting disease”, a lifestyle of sedentary.  This is becoming even more prevalent in the lives of today’s seniors, leading to stiff joints, chronic illnesses and sometimes just laziness … Continue reading

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Jan 29, 2014

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Common Causes of Back Pain

Many Americans suffer from back pain every day, resulting in issues with day-to-day activities.  It has been found that four in five people suffer from a painful back.  In this article we will be reviewing and discussing the top common … Continue reading

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Jan 23, 2014

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Convincing a Loved One to Use a Cane

Are you concerned about your parent or loved one falling due to instability or inability to get around with ease?  Maybe you have thrown the suggestion out there that just maybe if they were to use a cane it would … Continue reading

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Jan 20, 2014

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Stretch to Help Prevent Injuries …and More!

It’s likely safe to assume that not everyone engages in stretching. The most common excuse being that they don’t have the time. However, everyone needs to spend time working on improving their flexibility. The benefits of improved flexibility are endless … Continue reading

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