How to Manage Neck Pain from Computer Use

How to Manage Neck Pain from Computer Use

Did you know that up to 70% of office workers who use computers a lot will have neck pain at some point in their lives?  Each year, as many as 46% of computer users may experience neck pain! For most, some easy adjustments may fix the problem. On the other hand, there are many people
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Improve Parkinson’s Symptoms with More Physical Activity

Improve Parkinson’s Symptoms with More Physical Activity

A new study from the University of Michigan shows that everyday physical activity is linked with less severe motor symptoms in Parkinson’s patients.1 The good news is the activity doesn’t have to include vigorous exercise. Taking your dog for a walk, working in the garden, or going grocery shopping are great examples of ways to
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Eating Whole Grains Linked With Lower Risk of Death

Eating Whole Grains Linked With Lower Risk of Death

A large meta-analysis published in the American Heart Association’s journal, Circulation, finds that eating whole grains is associated with a lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease, cancer, and all causes. Consuming at least three servings (48 grams) per day reduces the total number of deaths by 20 percent. Heart disease and cancer death rates
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Nerve Damage in the Neck? Physical Therapy Can Help!

Nerve Damage in the Neck? Physical Therapy Can Help!

Cervical radiculopathy, often occurring as a result of an opening between two vertebrae, is a disorder where nerves are damaged in the neck. In addition to the neck, pain and other symptoms can arise in the shoulders, arms, or hands. The good news is a recent randomized, controlled trial shows that physical therapy provides clinically
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