How to prevent work-related Injuries

Mar 26, 2014

Whether at a desk or on a construction site, injuries can occur in any setting.

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Benefits of Kinesio Tape

Apr 24, 2013

Kinesiotape has a wear time that ranges 3-5 days and yes, you can take a shower on those days! Patients report pain relief in about 24 hours and it serves as a great postural correction reminder. The taping techniques are used for tendonitis, muscle strains, shin splints, plantar fasciitis, carpal tunnel, and joint pain. It is utilized by professional athletes as well as the weekend warriors since it can be used as a lightweight, flexible brace. It is latex free!

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Healthy Tip Of the Month

Feb 01, 2013
10 Resons to Wear high heels less often:  Posture - Heels can alter the entire alignment of the body, moving pressure to the small part of the front of the foot that cannot handle all of the pressure. Arthritis - Altered walking with heels can create arthritis points in the joints like the knee and ankle. Muscle shortening – Though the back of the leg looks sexy in a good pair of heels, the shortening of the calf muscles lead to serious problems like plantar fasciitis.
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Healthy Eating

Feb 07, 2012

There are so many people willing to give you advice on living a healthy life. They promise if you follow their word, and advice, you will be assured a great body and a healthy life. It seems with all these so called experts telling you what to do; it still comes down to following a few basic rules:

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Adult Food Allergy

Jan 31, 2012

There are literally hundreds of types of allergies known to mankind. Some allergies are found in the environment, such as hay fever, and other pollens and vegetation. Another major issue with allergies is in our food groups. Many adults and children suffer from food allergies.

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Obesity in Kids - What causes it?

Jan 24, 2012

Many people struggle with weight gain or being overweight their entire lives. The sad truth is that obesity in kids has risen to staggering numbers in the past couple of decades. Being overweight is never a good thing in adults, but being obese as a child is even worse.

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Food Allergy Diet - Finding the Cause of Your Allergy

Jan 17, 2012

There are hundreds of different types of allergies. Some allergic reactions come from environmental causes, such as dust, pet dander, and pollen. Food allergies make up a large percentage of allergies found both in adults and children. Some food allergies are mild and cause minimal discomfort.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis and Back Pain - Understanding and Managing the Condition

Jan 12, 2012

When most of us hear the word “arthritis,” what we’re really picturing isn’t rheumatoid arthritis, but rather “osteoarthritis,” the most common form of the condition. The differences between the two forms vary drastically.

Tags: arthritis, back pain, cervical spine, flexible joints, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, stiffness, synovial joints, treatment options, wear and tear

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Abdominal Strain - Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

Dec 29, 2011

Abdominal strain isn’t pretty. True, it’s a muscle strain, but unlike most other muscle strains, an abdominal muscle strain typically isn’t one you can sport with ease or dignity. They hurt; at best, they feel awkward internally, while also making you feel awkward as a social human being. Abdominal strains are just about the worst.

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