As we age, the joints in our bodies naturally begin to deteriorate, in most cases leading to pain and swelling in the hips and knees. When these symptoms become severe, as they do in nearly half of Americans in their lifetime, it may be diagnosed as osteoarthritis.
Unfortunately, many people who find themselves in this … Read more
Running is a great way to stay healthy and get in shape, but it can also be disastrous for your lower back. The spinal discs in your back serve as natural shock absorbers that prevent injury or pain during daily activity. When you run, the repetitive impact placed on your spine can cause these discs … Read more
Millions of Americans suffer from some form of chronic pain. Whether it is the result of an injury or accident, or caused by a medical condition like arthritis or fibromyalgia, chronic pain can be incredibly debilitating, leaving many people unable to perform even the simplest of tasks.
Although many sufferers have come to accept their … Read more
Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, or Easter may give us enough reasons to be jolly, but apparently most people don’t spend a lot of time enjoying themselves. In fact, the holidays are, for many,the busiest and most stressful period of the year, leading to poor dietary choices, sleep deprivation, and binge eating or drinking. Here, we take … Read more
Golf may not be the most physically demanding sport, but it still places a great deal of stress on the lower back. Overtime, this repetitive stress can lead to acute injuries and chronic pain, leaving people unable to continue playing the game they love. Although most of these acute injuries will naturally heal themselves over … Read more