Diet Tips for Recovery

Diet Tips for Recovery

Recovering from injury can be a tiring and tedious process. Despite that, it’s important to stay on top of things when healing. This includes our diet. What we eat plays a major role in our body’s recovery process. Below are some diet guidelines to consider when recovering from any injury, be it a soft tissue
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Arthritis Is Becoming More Common in Younger Adults

Arthritis Is Becoming More Common in Younger Adults

Arthritis is a common source of aches and pains. In more serious cases, arthritis can interfere with work and daily living. The disease is commonly associated with older people. However, recent research shows that this is no longer the case. In a study published in the journal Arthritis & Rheumatology, researchers have discovered that arthritis
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Study Finds That Strength Training May Lower Early Death Risk

Study Finds That Strength Training May Lower Early Death Risk

In recent years there’s been a spotlight on aerobic exercise and its health benefits. It’s true that aerobic exercise produces a myriad of positive effects. However, there’s been less light shown on whether strength training has similar benefits. Part of this may be because strength training is more intimidating to most people than aerobic exercise,
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Dealing with Muscle Cramps

Dealing with Muscle Cramps

Cramps happen when the muscles contract involuntarily. This causes a sudden and sharp pain accompanied by a hard lump of muscle tissue. Usually, most cramps disappear on their own and are not a reason for concern. However, there are some cases where this is not true. Below, are some guidelines about when to seek attention
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Knee Stretches Can Help Relieve Arthritis Pain

Knee Stretches Can Help Relieve Arthritis Pain

One part of most arthritis treatment programs is gentle stretching. This stretching helps warm up and strengthen muscles around the affected area. For the knees, there are four target muscle groups; hamstrings, quadriceps, hip flexors, and calf muscles. Each area has a variety of potential stretches. Below we’ll give an example for the first two
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