10 Cooking Tips for People With Arthritis

Tip 1 of 10 - Use Ergonomic Cooking Tools Arthritis pain, especially affecting the hands, fingers, wrists, elbows, and shoulders, can make simple cooking tasks more difficult. Ergonomic, lightweight cooking tools which have easy grips and non-slip handles are very helpful for people with arthritis. There are many design selections for cooking tools and kitchen aids. Spatulas, spoons, ladles, whisks and...

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Causes of Hip Pain at Night and Ways to Find Relief

Overview Hip pain at night can wake you up during the night or make it nearly impossible to fall asleep in the first place. The pain can come from the position you sleep in, or it could be caused by something else. For example, you don’t move much during sleep, so your joints swell, which can lead to stiffness and pain. Read on to...

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Health Benefits of Massage Therapy

Everyone loves the luxury of getting a massage. Whether it’s a special treat during that elusive tropical vacation, part of a medical rehabilitation program for an athletic injury, or to fight off pain, the reasons people seek out massage therapy vary greatly. There are a number of common massage techniques employed by massage therapists. These techniques include shiatsu, deep tissue,...

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The Causes of Different Types of Arthritis

"What causes arthritis" is a complicated question. There is more than one cause, just as there is more than one type of arthritis. Actually, there are over 100 types of arthritis. The vast nature of the condition itself should give you a sense of its complexity. Arthritis Causes Details from UpToDate,"Arthritis refers to inflammation of the joints. The inflammation can affect any...

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A Modern Spine Ailment: Text Neck

Text neck is the term used to describe the neck pain and damage sustained from looking down at your cell phone, tablet, or other wireless devices too frequently and for too long. And it seems increasingly common. Recently, a patient came into my practice complaining of severe upper back pain. He woke up and was experiencing severe, acute, upper back muscle strain....

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Top 10 Health Benefits of Massage Therapy for Seniors

“It has been verified through scientific exploration that more than 80 percent of all diseases are due to stress and strain that originate in the mind and reflect on the body.” We are experiencing more physical, chemical and emotional stress in our lives than ever before.  But the good news is that even if you’re not aware of these stressors...

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The Causes of Different Types of Arthritis

"What causes arthritis" is a complicated question. There is more than one cause, just as there is more than one type of arthritis. Actually, there are over 100 types of arthritis. The vast nature of the condition itself should give you a sense of its complexity. Arthritis Causes Details from UpToDate, "Arthritis refers to inflammation of the joints. The inflammation can affect...

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