When we think about getting regular exercise, our focus tends to be on the number on the scale and how many plates we can put on that bench press bar. Occupational and physical therapy might be in there, too, but especially in the age of
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Age is not just a number. Take a look at your classmates on Facebook. Many will look years apart — some will look their age, others will seem to be decades older than the rest, a few lucky ones won’t seem to have aged at
A recent study has found that about 80% of people in the USA will experience back pain in their life. In fact, it’s the second most common reason for disability, costing Americans a staggering 100 billion dollars every year. But what causes this painful condition?
Chronic pain can be excruciating, mild, continuous, or totally incapacitating. Perhaps what makes this condition so frustrating is that the pain signals remain active in your nervous system for months, even years. The common sources of chronic pain include joint pain, headaches, backaches, muscle pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, sinus pain, tendinitis, and
Throughout our bodies is fascia, the web-like network of tissues that connect our muscles, organs, and bones, holding them together. A specific type of fascia is myofascia, the fascial tissue connecting the muscle fibers. Myofascial pain is common but often misunderstood and misdiagnosed. In this