“It’s the most wonderful time of the year”… sang Andy Williams decades ago, but it still plays on those radiostations that start holiday music at Halloween. Maybe they do it just to give you a head start on stress. You know, the shopping, decorating, wrapping gifts, assembling toys, planning holiday dinners, and you can fill in the rest-stress. Somebody somewhere might be happy, but it’s certainly not you, especially if you have back issues. Keep reading for 6 ways to avoid holiday back pain.
Category: Pain Prevention
The Link Between Chronic Pain And Inactivity
Have you ever noticed that your couch potato friend always seems to have lots of complaints? When you ask them to join you in a game of touch football, softball, or even a night out on the town, they have lots of excuses. They complain about back problems, a headache, or just don’t have the energy. It should not be surprising that there is a link between chronic pain and inactivity.
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7 Ways to Protect Your Joints and Prevent Osteoarthritis
The Arthritis Foundation tells us 27 million Americans suffer from OA, and it’s the most common condition of the joints. If you have osteoarthritis, we don’t have to tell you about the stiffness and discomfort, nor do we need to cite the loss of mobility. If you are beginning to feel joint stiffness, pay attention to these 7 ways to protect your joints and prevent osteoarthritis.
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8 Ways to Easily Treat and Prevent Wrist Pain
Different components of the body are constantly working together in perfect tandem, and if one area is stressed, it can cause a chain reaction of stress and discomfort. To prove our point, let’s look at 8 ways to easily treat and prevent wrist pain.
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How To Avoid Elbow Pain Caused By Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
As you read this, are you sitting at your computer with your elbows bent at ninety degrees or more? Do you always hold your cell as you talk or sleep at night with an elbow bent?
If you answered yes to either of these, you may be at risk for cubital tunnel syndrome. In truth, you may already be suffering from it. If so, here are a few ways you can avoid pain caused by cubital tunnel syndrome!
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Preventing Hand Pain Caused By Your Smartphone
If you experience tingling, pain, stiffness, and cramping in your hand from using your smartphone, we could suggest you stop using it for about a month. That advice would most likely help, but we can hear you laughing now since we all know that isn’t remotely in the realm of possibilities.
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