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You might have text neck

While most of us have heard of texting thumb, the lesser-known “text neck” can be the culprit of neck pain and headaches. Text neck is a term that has been coined to describe a forward-bent position of your cervical and thoracic spine, often seen as a result of frequently looking down while texting or performing other activities, such as...

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Maybe "toe yoga" can help

With sandal and barefoot weather approaching, it is the perfect time to ask yourself if your feet are fit. Have you had foot pain, plantar fasciitis, or even knee pain? If so, you most likely have weak feet. We all tend to spend time at the gym working on our core, legs, biceps, etc., but not many people spend time strengthening their feet...

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Resolve to take care of you

Almost everyone has some sort of health goals. Many people join a gym to start toward their goals, but is this the best step? Here is a little data: 67 percent of people don’t use their gym memberships and the average monthly cost of membership is $57 ($684 annually, which is expensive if you are not using it). You also don’t receive...

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Being physically active and improving your pain can decrease stress levels and make holidays more enjoyable

We all have aches and pains that we live with every day, but sometimes they worsen beyond a mild aggravation—especially during the holidays when our stress increases. Being physically active and improving your pain can decrease stress levels and make holidays more enjoyable. Through stretching, strengthening, cardio and manual...

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Dry needling for pain relief

The next big thing in physical therapy and pain management actually is something that has been around for decades and shares some similarities to acupuncture, which has origins that trace back thousands of years. Dry needling is a highly effective treatment for individuals suffering from chronic muscle soreness or pain. From treating sports...

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