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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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Stroke Mobility Options on The Horizon

Stroke Mobility Options on The Horizon

As time goes on, the medical field invents new technologies to help facilitate health and rehabilitation in all fields. Currently there are over seven million stroke survivors in the United States. Many of these survivors develop difficulties with walking. Scientists have created a new lightweight soft robotic exosuit that may be able to help stroke
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Negative Side Effects of Poor Posture

Negative Side Effects of Poor Posture

We’re taught at a young age that good posture is important, but just how important is it. Scientists and researchers have been investigating that question for years. A growing body of scientific evidence shows multiple problems caused by bad posture. The human spine has a certain natural curve to its shape. Poor posture can change
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Foods for Fighting Inflammation

Foods for Fighting Inflammation

One of the most common sources of pain for adults is rheumatoid arthritis. Much of this pain comes from inflammation. While medications are an option, there are also other ways to fight it. Below are some foods one can eat to help the body fight inflammation as recommended by The Arthritis Foundation. Fish is a
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