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New Study Marks Potential Osteoporosis Treatment Target

New Study Marks Potential Osteoporosis Treatment Target

  Osteoporosis is a disorder that causes the bones to become weaker. This leads people to have a greater risk of fractures and other injuries. 54 million Americans either have it or are at risk for developing it. One in two women and one in four men will experience a fracture related to osteoporosis. Because
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The Worst Shoes for Your Feet

The Worst Shoes for Your Feet

Foot pain is a very common problem for adults. In fact, according to recent statistics from the American Podiatric Medical Association, 77% of us have reported experiencing foot pain. Foot pain makes it harder to move and live out daily life. Below you will find popular recommendations for what shoes to avoid if you have
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Tips for Bone Health

Tips for Bone Health

Bone Health Awareness Week starts next week. Many of our patients come in with aching bone and joint problems. As with most conditions, prevention is key. Below, are some tips for healthier bones. Getting enough calcium in your diet is an important step for bone health. The National Institutes of Health recommends getting 1,000 mg
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Rounded Shoulder: A Big Source of Neck Pain

Rounded Shoulder: A Big Source of Neck Pain

Rounded shoulders are where the resting position of the shoulders has moved forward from the ideal alignment. This gives a person a hunched appearance. It can lead to neck, back, chest, and shoulder problems. Rounded shoulders can cause headaches, neck and back pain, and even nerve damage. With society becoming more plugged into technology, the
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Preventing Repetitive Strain Injuries at Your Desk

Preventing Repetitive Strain Injuries at Your Desk

Most of us have jobs that require typing on a computer for at least some of the day. One danger that arises with typing for long periods of time is developing repetitive strain injury (RSI). RSI comes about when repetitive activities wear down the tendons, ligaments, or muscles of our hands. Typing is just one
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