Staying Safe by Preventing Falls

Staying Safe by Preventing Falls

Did you know that falls are the most common cause of traumatic brain injuries, with those occurring in the home considered as one of the leading causes of injury-related death in the United States? As common as it is, preventing falls could be as simple as getting rid...
How Exercise Can Relieve Joint Pain

How Exercise Can Relieve Joint Pain

Joint pain limits the things that we can do. It makes otherwise enjoyable activities less pleasurable. While you might think that exercise would just aggravate the pain, experts are saying that it can actually help relieve or lessen shoulder, hip, knee or ankle pain...
Running With Sciatica

Running With Sciatica

Did you know that an hour of running can, statistically speaking, increase your life expectancy by seven hours? While, running may be more effective at prolonging life than walking, cycling or swimming according to a review of evidence published in the journal...
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...

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