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Why I Love My Freedom Back Cushion! by jasmine a. Patient Expert Posted Fri 05 Jul 2013 5:38am I love my Freedom Back Support Cushion. In fact I like it so much I have two of them!  I usually keep one at my computer chair for when i am at the computer and the other one is more mobile and has gone everywhere from friends homes, the car, the sofa, cafes and restaurants - you name it! It is just right for me as it is supportive ... Read on »
Best 10 Body Posture & Eye Care Tips While Using a Computer by Kodjoworkout Posted Wed 04 Jul 2012 11:00am In this highly fast paced world, we always feel the urge to stay connected. Usually we find ourselves in front of computer screens and experience some kind of uneasiness related to our bodies and eyes. Working for longer hours may cause backaches, eye irritation, muscle pain ... Read on »
Abdominal Bracing -- A Foundation for Your Strength Training by Christopher W. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 6:38pm One of the first things I do as part of screening my new clients is confirm that they know how to do an abdominal brace, i.e. "engage the abs"/"tighten the core." Though it's a mechanism that you perform regularly during such actions as "bearing down" (going to the bathroom or giving birth), stabilizing against external forces, or protecti ... Read on »
Does Your Cycling Result In Back Pain? by Dr. Graeme T. Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Wed 09 Feb 2011 3:33am Cycling is one of the most preferred exercises. The reason for the same being that this exercise trains the whole body including your arms, legs, back, and thighs. While cycling is a good exercise, many people can’t avail the advantages offered by this exercise. This is due to the incontrovertible fact that many individuals experience back pain ... Read on »
What kind of back brace will work for my body type? by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Fri 10 Dec 2010 1:34pm I need a back brace for my back pain. I have lower back pain (mostly due to the weight I have to carry on my chest ) but I have a little bit of a belly too. I have gotten a back brace before but it was all elastic and folded itself in half due to my odd shape. It can be hard to choose the right back belt when you are having excruciating low ... Read on »
Helpful Strategies To Reduce Back Pain and Improve Posture by Aliesa George Patient Expert Posted Tue 09 Oct 2012 3:13pm According to the American Chiropractic Association a staggering one-half of all working Americans admit to having back pain symptoms each year! Back pain is one of the most common reasons to miss a day of work, and in most cases the cause of the pain is mechanical – meaning poor posture, muscle imbalances, strength, flexibili ... Read on »
Menopause and Osteoporosis: An Unfortunate Match by Lynette Sheppard Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 26 Jul 2012 2:15pm Meriel Anderson shares information and hope for menopausal bone health in this guest blog post. There are steps we can take right now to ensure stronger, healthier bones. Enjoy. Aspen Strength © lynette sheppard If you’re a woman that is approaching or has reached menopause, you may have begun to wonder about the changes going ... Read on »
Question from a Reader: What Do You Think of Back Braces? by Doug K. Patient Expert Posted Wed 27 Aug 2008 8:19am A reader writes: " What do you think of back braces? Which kind, if any, really help?" There are two main types of braces for the lower back: external and internal. An external brace is one you wear and the one that most people think of when they hear the word "brace". An internal brace is the one produced by tightening of certain muscles t ... Read on »
Are Elbow, Wrist and Back Supports Helpful–or Harmful? by Amy H. Posted Sat 13 Dec 2008 11:26pm Common wisdom says that braces and supports can help you keep functioning while injured, and immobilize a joint so that it can heal. A recent commenter on this blog was in fact pitching some of his braces to readers. So I felt that I should explain that braces or supports can cause as much harm as good. Wrist braces, ankle braces, knee brace ... Read on »
Back treatment for elderly no be ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 09 Aug 2009 10:41pm Back treatment for elderly no better than fake one NEW YORK, 10 aug 2009 – A common treatment that uses medical cement to fix cracks in the spinal bones of elderly people worked no better than a sham treatment, the first rigorous studies of the popular procedure reveal. Pain and disability were virtually the same up to six months late ... Read on »