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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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 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 5, 2014

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Solid Canes vs. Extendable Walking Canes

Walking canes are useful products for senior citizens, the disabled, those with mobility issues, and even for the fashion gurus.  The main purpose of using a walking cane is to get proper support when walking and to remain sturdy, preventing … 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 24, 2014

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Tips for Getting a Good Nights Sleep

According to the National Sleep Foundation, the amount of sleep you need as an individual depends on which age group you fall in, as well as the type of lifestyle and health status you are currently in.  So, at your … 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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Jan 13, 2014

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Sports Injuries in Children

According to the Safe Kids Worldwide, nearly 38 million children and teenagers play some sort of sport in the United States every year, leaving the chances of injury wide open.  It has been found that one in every three child … Continue reading

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