It’s Your Wedding Day. Everything is Perfect. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

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One Day Before… It’s hard to believe. No, it’s impossible to believe. The day you have been thinking about since you were a little girl – your wedding day – is only one day away! Yo...

Can Achy Joints Predict the Weather?

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Someone lucky enough to still have grandparents around may have heard them predict the likelihood of rain, based on the pain in their joints. While this prognostication prowess has been largely attrib...

The 5 Immutable Rules for Gardening Safety

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Gardening, whether it involves the blooming, landscaping variety or growing plants that yield fresh fruits, nuts, and vegetables, is one of the most popular hobbies on earth. One might say it is a per...

Breakthrough Medical Research: Study Identifies Genetic Clues to Spinal Stenosis

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Spinal stenosis has been called “baby boomer back” by such medical groups as The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons because it is most commonly found among patients who are 50+ years old. This co...

Are You a Weekend Warrior? Here are 6 Ways to Avoid Back Pain and Stay in the Game!

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Those intrepid athletes who are thinking about participating in a favorite sport or physical activity this weekend should take a look around. The odds are good that some of those fellow “weekend...

Worried About Osteoporosis? Here are 5 Things to Stop Doing ASAP!

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Osteoporosis has been called “the silent disease” because bone loss caused by this condition is without symptoms. In many cases, patients with osteoporosis don’t know they have it until the bones beco...

Women and Joint Replacement Surgery: How to Avoid the Heavy Metal Complication

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Every year, hundreds of thousands of patients in the U.S. elect to replace hip and knee joints with an artificial implant. According to a recent report, these patients had a mean age of 66.5 years and...

New Research Offers Hope to Obese Patients for Hip and Knee Replacement: What Does it Mean?

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Chronic conditions, such as diabetes and heart disease, have long been associated with obesity. However, being overweight or clinically obese can also result in the painful condition of osteoarthritis...

Busy Moms and Back Pain: Here’s How to Fix “Mom Posture”

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For men and women with young children, the late summer and early fall can be both exhilarating and a little exhausting. The back-to-school “circus” is making its annual return and many moms and dads –...

New Ways to Help Weekend Warriors Get Back in the Game!

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Every year in the United States, it is estimated that more than 40 million people play amateur sports, such as baseball, softball, basketball, and soccer. In many cases, the first time these players p...