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The Most Common Types of Shoulder Pain, Explained

May 23, 2018

The shoulder is an efficient combination of joints, muscles and tendons that enable a wide variety of movement and range of motion. However, its utility and versatility make the shoulder prone to a variety of injuries and conditions. In fact, shoulder pain will affect up to 70 percent of the population in their lifetime. It … Read more

5 Simple Stretches for Sciatica

January 5, 2018

Sciatica can be a real pain in the back, among other things. Also known as lumbar radiculopathy, sciatica (pronounced sci-at-ick-aa) is a term used to described a series of symptoms—most notably, pain—that occurs when the sciatic nerve is irritated. This large nerve runs from your lower back, past the buttocks and down each leg. Sciatica … Read more

The Scoop on Basketball Injuries (And How to Avoid Them)

December 4, 2017

When most people think about sports-related injuries, the first sports that typically come to mind are collision sports such as football, or ice hockey.  However, many sports are considered contact sports, and carry with them a significant risk of injury. These include sports like soccer, baseball, and – you guessed it—basketball. According to the U.S. Consumer … Read more

We’re Bringing the Holidays to Our Troops!

November 27, 2017

From now until December 7, 2017, we will be running our Holiday Care Package drive. All are welcome to drop off donations to any of our convenient locations. Donations will be delivered to our men and women serving overseas who cannot be home for the holidays. For a list of requested donations, please click here. Come … Read more

New Games: 7 Tips for Transitioning From Winter Sports to Spring Sports

March 14, 2017

Spring sports and winter sports are similar: They require strength, speed, skill, agility and sweat. But while they both depend on these attributes, they have their own preparations and demands. From playing surfaces to equipment to the stresses incurred by varying body parts, these changing needs require a winter-to-spring transition for athletes and fitness enthusiasts. … Read more

Cracking Big Toe?

February 10, 2017

A Possible Sign of Arthritis Sadly, that crack, crack, cracking you’re hearing from your feet these days as you walk may be more than just another sign of getting old. In actuality, you may have arthritis and not know it. What is arthritis, exactly? The term arthritis is a bit of a misnomer and does … Read more

Chilled to the Bone: Can Winter Weather Affect Arthritis Symptoms?

January 26, 2017

Arthritis is classified as a condition that causes stiffness and inflammation in the joints. It can be very painful, and make it difficult to be active. According to a poll by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), arthritis affects more than 50 million Americans, with numbers rising each year. The condition is classified … Read more

The Multipurpose, Multigenerational Benefits of Strength Training

January 24, 2017

Once upon a time, people got strong with the lifting, bending and squatting of regular physical labor. This was true whether people worked in the kitchen, the fields or the factory. Today, in a sense, we make up for the lack of physical labor with strength training. Strength training is a tremendous asset. Experts from … Read more

6 Snow Shoveling Tips for a Safe Winter

January 11, 2017

Ah, winter. The thrill of sledding, the joy of skating … and the dread of shoveling. Snow shoveling is one of the most common causes of back injuries during the winter season. That said, it is possible to stay pain-free while making your property pedestrian friendly. Below, are six snow shoveling tips that will keep … Read more

What Is Frozen Shoulder?

January 5, 2017

Adhesive capsulitis, a common cause of what is known to most people as frozen shoulder, is a condition that occurs when the capsule that surrounds the ball joint in the shoulder begins to form scar tissue. This scar tissue causes a drastic decrease in mobility (hence the “frozen” aspect), as well as severe pain. Not … Read more

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