4 Ways Massage Can Boost the Effectiveness of Your Workouts

Regularly working in massages from a trained professional can positively impact your workout regime. For many people, getting a massage is one of life’s great pleasures. A back rub from a loved one or a 50-minute rubdown from a trained professional is an excellent way to relieve tension and help you relax. But there are a number of reasons you...

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An Overview of Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral nerves are thin structures located in your arms, legs and throughout your body. When one or more of these nerves become damaged (as a result of an underlying disease process, medication, or infection, to name a few), a condition called peripheral neuropathy develops. The diagnosis of peripheral neuropathy requires a careful and thorough medical history and neurological examination. Various...

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Stem Cell Therapy for Arthritis

There is a lot of debate around stem cell treatment, and it is helpful for potential patients to understand what stem cells are and the issues surrounding their use in arthritis therapy. Why Are Stem Cells Special? Stem cells are located throughout the body. What makes stem cells special is that they can: Divide and duplicate themselves, and Develop into...

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Best Exercises for Lower Back Pain Relief

Are you a serial sitter? Unfortunately, nowadays most of us tend to be. When you lead an inactive lifestyle where you spend a lot of your time — professionally or personally — seated, your posture, and eventually your health take the brunt of the blow. We drive to work to sit at our desks only to return home and relax...

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The Benefits of Regular Massage

It’s 6 a.m., your alarm is screaming at you to rise and shine. It’s time to hit the ground running after a restless night of sleep, make breakfast for the kids, pack bags, jump in the shower and begin the mad rush through traffic to school and work. The day doesn’t stop there. After an intense nine-hour day in the...

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Easy Exercises for Knee Arthritis

How exercise helps knee arthritis Arthritis affects millions of people around the world. Two of the most common types are osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Both types often lead to knee pain. Exercising an arthritic knee may seem counterintuitive, but regular exercise can actually lessen — and even relieve — arthritis pain and other symptoms, such as stiffness and swelling. There are several reasons...

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7 foods to improve arthritis symptoms

Arthritis touches an estimated 91 million American adults — 30 percent of whom are ages 18 to 64 — according to the Arthritis Foundation. The condition, which refers to joint pain or joint disease, can cause pain and long-term joint damage. While this disease has no known cure, providers are understanding more each day about how to treat the joint-pain and inflammation...

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