First the good news: Scientists have identified five healthy habits that, taken together, could add a dozen or more years to your life. And now the bad news: These are the same old habits we’ve all heard about a thousand times, so there are no fanc
Fix Your Posture Problems Today
All this time hunched over our desks is wreaking havoc on our posture.
You may have heard the terms kyphosis, rounded shoulder, forward head syndrome, or even text neck. It’s all part of a family of issues related
Life just wouldn’t be the same without our bones. For one thing, we’d all be lying around like jellyfish on a beach. We’re just no good without that internal support system that keeps our muscles and internal organs anchored in place. With that
If you’re not worried about your back, you should be. Low back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide, and half of all Americans admit to having back pain symptoms each year.
Compounding the issue is that back pain is sneaky. Y
If you spend any time looking around the Internet for information on posture, there’s one thing you’ll start to see over and over: No matter how good you think your own posture is, there’s something wrong with it. The posture gurus have seen it
Repetitive Motion Injury, Repetitive Strain Injury, Repetitive Stress Injury, RMI, RSI — whatever you call it, it’s a major cause of physical pain, discomfort, and lost productivity.
Repetitive motion injuries occur when muscles, nerves, ligam
Opioid addiction has been prominent in the news in recent years for reasons political, economic, and, for far too many Americans, personal.
With “pain” recorded as the most common reason we access the health care system—affecting more of us
In one word: yes. If you think you might need to see a physical therapist for whatever condition is bothering you, you probably should. Heck, even if there’s nothing wrong right now, most people will see long-term benefits — including prevention
Have you ever pulled someone’s finger? I know, I know, we’ve all got that friend. Let’s try to forget him. But what about the leg? Have you ever pulled someone’s leg? Not metaphorically, but literally. Have you ever grasped someone’s leg ju
It’s a big question for people living with knee pain. Is surgery worth the risk and expense? While the answer can vary depending on the type and extent of the damage to your knees, the answer in many cases — and unfortunately, in many cases where