How to manage back pain at home?

Back pain is a widespread problem that interferes with our work and social lives. In fact, lower back pain is one of the leading causes of disabilities in the world. It’s estimated that 80% of all adults experience back pain at some point in their lives. The back muscles and the spinal framework support most …

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Poor Posture Hurts Your Health More Than You Realize: 3 Tips for Fixing It

Didn’t listen when your mom nagged you to sit or stand up straight? You should have. If you’re a serial sloucher, you can probably trace your neck and shoulder pain, stiffness, and aching back right back to your posture. Ignoring advice on good posture can affect your health overall, and set you up for neck and …

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Sciatica: Symptoms and Possible Causes

The term sciatica is commonly used to describe pain traveling in the distribution of the sciatic nerve, so it's more accurate to say that it's a symptom of a spinal disorder not a spinal disorder itself. Common symptoms of sciatica include: Sciatica usually affects one side of the body. Pain from sciatic nerve compression may …

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5 Cozy Ideas for Winter Self Care

Winter is such a love-it-or-hate-it time of year. For some of us, winter is snowflakes, hot chocolate and cable-knit sweaters. For others, it’s dry skin, cold feet and getting up early to scrape the windshield. Whether you’re looking forward to autumn leaves turning to frost-adorned branches or counting down the days till spring, it’s impossible …

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10 Core Exercises for Lower Back Pain Relief

Lower back pain is a pesky problem that unfortunately, many of us have experienced at one point or another to some degree. "Lower back pain is the most common musculoskeletal ailment in the U.S., and can often be mitigated by strengthening the core musculature," Blake Dircksen, D.P.T., C.S.C.S., a physical therapist at Bespoke Treatments New York, …

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8 Holiday Travel Tips to Stay Healthy

The holiday travel season is full of headaches. And sometimes those headaches can turn into full-blown illnesses. If you’re planning a holiday trip, here are eight tips to keep your body healthy as you enjoy your vacation. 1. CHECK TRAVEL ADVISORIES AND HEALTH INFORMATION Sometimes, learning about the place you’re traveling to might involve more than just …

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10 Foods that Prevent Muscle Cramps

Don’t assume you’re safe from muscle cramps just because you don’t do strenuous exercises. You can suffer them even while sleeping. Luckily, you don’t have to live in fear of muscle cramps all the time. Eating (and drinking) the right nutrients can prevent or reduce the occurrence of muscle cramps. The foods that prevent muscle cramps …

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Snow Shoveling Techniques to Prevent Low Back Injuries

Snow shoveling is one of the more common causes of back injuries during the winter months. However, this type of injury is preventable if you know the best ways to remove snow without straining the back. The following snow removal tips can help you to avoid low back injuries and pain during the snowy winter …

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4 Ways To Relieve Back Pain

Back pain is a common problem with the potential to affect individuals of any age. While it may occur as a result of injury, it could also be the result of everyday habits that silently do harm. Here are four expert-backed tips to relieve back pain. 1. Move your muscles more often Back pain is …

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