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Headaches 101 Prevent and cure

Pain of any type that occurs in any part of the head is called a headache. There are many different types of headaches, with just as many causes. The International Headache Society describes several different categories of headache: •Tension-type •Migraine…
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Falls Are Common and Costly, But Can Be Prevented

Falls Are Common and Costly, But Can Be Prevented One-third of adults over the age of 65 are likely to fall this year, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and they probably won’t be the only ones harmed. "It's…
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Spinal Stenosis: An extremely common source of Back Pain

It's estimated that as many as 75% of us will have some form of back or neck pain at some point in our lifetime. The good news is that most of us will recover without the need for surgery—and conservative care such as physical therapy usually…
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Knee Pain: A few thoughts

The knee joint is a very intricate and sensitive area. WebMD details the many components of this joint: “The knee joins the thigh bone (femur) to the shin bone (tibia). The smaller bone that runs alongside the tibia (fibula) and the kneecap…
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8 Simple Gardening Tips to Prevent Injury

  Gardening Common gardening tasks can cause stress and strain on muscles and joints, especially for seniors or those who are normally sedentary.  Different body areas such as the shoulders, neck, back, and knees can be vulnerable to injury…
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Sports Injury Prevention Tips

Our bodies are a lot like ecosystems. Every atom, cell, bone, and muscle is connected- and inter-related. However, similar to ecosystems, things get out of balance from time to time. We should follow proper health habits that prevent injuries…
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Ten Tips for Back Pain

“Oh, my aching back.” Have you said this? Most of us have. But it’s nothing to laugh at. Lower back pain can be debilitating and can ruin your quality of life. That's why we have put together quick tips to alleviate the problem. 1. Don’t…
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Back Pain Mythbuster

Watch this video by University of Waterloo Professor Stuart McGill PhD He is a world renowned expert in Spine Biomechanics. Let's bust some myths!
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Physiotherapy for Back pain as effective as surgery, less risky.

Physical therapy as good as surgery and less risky for one type of lower back pain Posted April 09, 2015, 2:30 pm Howard LeWine, M.D., Chief Medical Editor Internet Publishing, Harvard Health Publications Physical therapy as good as surgery…
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Chronic Back Pain: Why me?

Chronic back pain Pain can be unbearable at times.  Pain, as you know, can affect you both physically, mentally, as well as emotionally due to its debilitating and degenerative effects. There are, unfortunately, many different causes that may…