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Chilling Out: Common Winter Injuries and how to Avoid Them

Humans aren’t like polar bears, penguins, or any other winter-climate animal, we don’t have thick fur or cool sliding moves for the icy tundra, so there is plenty of room for mishaps to occur when winter rolls around. Oftentimes injuries result from slips and falls in the early morning or late evening when it is ...

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Warm Up those Cold Bones: Home Workouts for Winter

It’s hard to stay fit when it’s frosty outside especially if your joints and muscles don’t have a friendly relationship with the cold. Sometimes, even for those experienced with moving about in cold weather, the fierceness of midwinter can drive all reasonable living beings indoors except for the most necessary things such as traveling to ...

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Own Your Movement

There is nothing more joyful than moving freely as your body is meant to. The human body is an incredible machine with a wide range of motion and a striking ability to conform to almost any situation; however, sometimes this ability is limited. This can be due to a wide range of factors such as ...

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Sitting, and All the Harm it Does

When it comes to the things you do on a daily basis, you don’t often think about sitting being one of the most harmful ones. It seems so innocent, and most work requires being in a seated position. However, the modern lifestyle that most people lead has caused sitting to increase to a detrimental amount. ...

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How a Strong Back Helps Runners

When it comes to running, you probably think about strong legs, and a strong core. However, a muscle group that all runners should pay plenty of attention to is the back. The back does a number of things for runners, like keeping them upright and helping them keep a better posture, both of which are ...

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What is Moist Heat Therapy?

Physical therapy is often necessary for people going through the rehabilitative process. It can help you regain range of motion, relax your muscles, and soothe joint pain. It is referred to as both thermal therapy and superficial heat. If you’re undergoing physical therapy, your therapist may suggest using moist heat during your session. Learn more ...

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How Weight Loss Can Help Your Back Pain

In the United States, we’ve faced our fair share of issues with the obesity health crisis. As of 2018, 42 percent of adults in the United States were obese. Being obese certainly leads to back problems, but being overweight in any fashion can, too. It’s important to keep your weight in check if you want ...

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5 Unlikely Things That Can Cause Joint Pain

If you’re experiencing joint pain, you’re probably marking it up to an injury or strain. Did you know that there are plenty of other reasons that you may be feeling pain in your joints? Check out our list of 5 causes of joint pain that you may not suspect at first! 1. A Lack of ...

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Back to School Tips

It is hard to believe that summer break is almost over, and school is right around the corner. School can bring about many issues including stress, tension, and body aches and pains. These issues do not make school an enjoyable time, no matter how old you are. When it comes to staying healthy during school, ...

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