How to Relieve Shoulder Pain: Meds, Exercises, and Home Remedies

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Shoulder pain is one of the most common regional pain syndromes, which is a pain in one specific part of your body. If you experience shoulder pain, you aren’t alone. About 18-26% of adults experience shoulder pain in their lifetime. Sometimes, shoulder pain is persistent and can impact your ability to perform daily activities like …

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Plantar Fasciitis Treatment Do’s And Don’ts: Can You Cure It In One Week?

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If you have the painful and irritating condition, plantar fasciitis, we imagine you’d love to cure it in a week. Plantar fasciitis affects around 1% of the American population, with people aged 45-64 more likely to develop the condition. There is good news regarding plantar fasciitis, and in most cases, about 90% are treatable with …

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What is Plantar Fasciitis: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment


Your feet are an essential part of your body; and your daily life. You aren’t alone if you don’t think about your feet much. Most of us are glad they’re there and that’s about all. If your feet start to hurt, that’s when we’re more likely to pay attention to them. Maybe you’ve been noticing …

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How To Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome at Work

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Carpal tunnel syndrome is widespread in today’s modern age and is caused by pressure on the median nerve in the wrist. The excellent news about carpal tunnel syndrome is that it is preventable. If you’re starting to experience tingling or numbness in your fingers, there are simple ways to reverse these symptoms. For those wondering …

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What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment


Consider how often you use your hands during the day, and the amount of constant use and motion might surprise you. We use our hands for every part of our lives, and if your hands started to hurt out of the blue or feel numb and tingly, that would have a significant impact on your …

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Causes and Workplace Risks for Musculoskeletal Disorders

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) cost upwards of 55 billion dollars a year. As the leading cause of chronic, severe pain and physical disability, MSDs significantly impact many people. Treatments like surgery aren’t always effective, and people are left with lost time at work, potential disability, and a career change. Many factors in the workplace can contribute to …

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How to Find the Cause of Lower Back Pain

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Finding the cause of lower back pain and ways to treat it is high on the to-do list for many people these days. And, even if you don’t have low back pain right now, an estimated 70% of adults living in industrialized nations will experience it at some point. Adults in developing countries are starting …

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Tips for Enhancing Ergonomics in the Workplace

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The loose definition of ergonomics is “the study of working people.” Ergonomics is a broad term that has applications in any workplace. Most often, the goal of ergonomic study is to discover how employees can work with safety in mind, e.g., to prevent injuries caused by work. Ergonomics is also loosely used to describe the …

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The Importance of Self-Treatment

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Self-treatment is an empowering approach to health care. You are the foremost expert on your body, and while doctors and nurses are trained professionals, they do not know what is going on in your body as well as you do. When to seek medical attention and when to try to go it on your own is …

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Symptom Check: How to Use a Symptom Checker

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If you’re reading this article, chances are you have some areas of physical discomfort that you’d like to resolve. You are the most important ingredient in the recipe for healing. The fact that you’re here, researching practical steps to help alleviate physical symptoms, is worthy of congratulations. And, you’re in the right place. Here at …

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