Avoiding Pain Through Proper Posture

Avoiding Pain Through Proper Posture

Posture is the position our bodies assume when we stand sit or lie down. It involves different groups of muscles working together to hold the body’s position or prevent us from falling to the ground. While we normally do not consciously control how our muscles...
Pull the Weeds, Not Your Back

Pull the Weeds, Not Your Back

Springtime is a great time for gardening. This activity, however, often involves holding specific positions for long periods of time, which can strain your muscles and joints. To avoid the aches and pains of gardening, try these tips: Hamstring Stretch – Stretch...
The Stability Ball

The Stability Ball

Why use a stability ball? Exercising with a stability ball as opposed to exercising on a flat surface has a very important benefit: It strengthens more muscles without needing to add more load. The unstable nature of the ball means that the body has to activate more...
Back Pain in Kids and Teens

Back Pain in Kids and Teens

Kids and teens are much more resilient and flexible and therefore do not suffer the same type of back injuries as adults do. Since children seldom suffer from back pain, they should be taken seriously when they do occur. Back Pain Causes in Children and Teens Young...

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