In today’s age, we have seen more and more knee-related pain than before. Why is that? Physicians theorize that today’s modern lifestyle of staying indoors, a sedentary lifestyle, and lack of exercise prevents the knees from remaining strong. The possible weight gain due to this issue can help contribute to the stress on the knees. […]
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Life can be difficult if you are suffering from joint pain. Moving can hurt, but it turns out that not moving can hurt things more. Doctors recommend that sufferers of joint pain should do gentle, targeting workouts in order to strengthen the joint and the muscles around it that can support it. For a full […]
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If you experience pain in the knees, ankles, or other joints, a great way to reduce pain is through physical therapy. Physical therapy can help keep the joints loose and build muscle around the joints to alleviate pressure. Also, having a physical therapist nearby can help keep you encouraged and motivated. For more on physical […]
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Corns and calloused feet can make life miserable. These ailments are usually due to poor fitted shoes and pain can be managed with a simple orthotic so you can continue your day-to-day life with reduced pain. However, visiting a doctor is recommended in order to remove the corns, shave the callous, or dole out other […]
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One way to treat back pain is to exercise to keep it strong and limber. Various row exercises can help build muscle in your back to support your torso and relieve pressure off your lower back. Single-Arm Dumbbell rows, an exercise where you bend over and lift a dumbbell off the ground with one arm […]
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Plantar Fasciitis is linked to a basic possible cause: foot overuse. If you are experiencing searing pain in one or both heels, this might be plantar fasciitis. Stretch your feet and calves, wear an orthotic insert, ice your feet, and take some anti-inflammatory medication to help treat it. If this doesn’t work then ask your […]
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Are you experiencing knee pain? Then the best treatment you need is RICE. No, not the food, R.I.C.E.: Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation. Icing your knee with compression can help reduce any swelling while keeping it elevated can encourage better blood flow. This should help reduce basic aches and pains. For more on treating knee […]
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Back pain can be contributed to a number of factors including foot issues. However you can reduce your back pain easily by stopping, taking a deep breath, and grow tall. Try to maintain that height as you exhale. This will strengthen your abdominal muscles and glutes in order to give your lower back more support. […]
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Poor shoes, poor posture, and a myriad of other factors can cause lower back pain. However, you can help treat your back by doing some simple exercises to ensure proper posture and get blood flowing. Roll your shoulders to keep them loose and squeeze your glutes as you walk to build up strength and support. […]
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A new orthotic device known as a “C-Brace” is already making waves. Using hydraulics and a computer system to monitor the user’s stability and gait, the C-Brace is able to help those with weak knees get the support they need to walk again. For more details about this medical breakthrough, click here:: A ‘game-changer’ in […]
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While it’s popular to wear flip-flops around the pool and around town during the summer, doctors state that they are the worst shoe for your feet. Flip-flops offer no arch support, impact absorption, and can over-extend your feet’s ligaments. For more on why you should throw away your flip-flops, click here:: Flip Flops = Foot […]
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When our bodies cause the skin on our feet to callous, it’s to provide some additional protection from friction and other things from piercing the skin. However, hard skin on the feet could be indicators of a number of foot problems or could be covering up foot problems hidden under the skin. Bunions, fungal infections, […]
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