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Healthcare, Exercise and your Health

September 30, 2018

 Is this a good exercise for diastasis (or insert X diagnosis: prolapse, incontinence, hip pain, low back pain, etc. )? Can you give me 3 exercises to avoid in pregnancy or post partum? Conversely, can you tell me 3 exercises that athletes...

September 26, 2018

Trigger finger and trigger thumb are two conditions that go hand-in-hand (literally). This condition, at best, is mildly irritating and, at worst, is extremely painful and debilitating. Trigger finger occurs when your finger’s tendon sheath...

Elbow fractures may result from a fall, a direct impact to the elbow, or a twisting injury to the arm. Sprains, strains or dislocations may occur at the same time as a fracture. X-rays are used to confirm if a fracture is present and if the...

September 20, 2018

We are finally recognizing the untoward effects of repeated concussions related to contact sports activities, especially football. Several excellent reviews in this special issue of Pediatric Annalsprovide comprehensive information about th...

September 18, 2018

Vestibular rehabilitation is an exercise-based program to improve balance and reduce dizziness-related problems.

Each year, more than 10 million patients visit a physician due to dizziness. It is the most common complaint of patients over th...

You may not think about your temporomandibular joints (TMJ) much, but you use them a lot. The joints connect your jawbone to your skull. Your TMJ springs into action each time you talk, chew, and swallow.

TMJ disorders occur when someth...

Individuals with persistent low back pain can choose from a variety of proven nonsurgical treatments, including: medications, physical therapy, and exercise, to name a few. A 2017 study discussed another therapy for chronic low back pain an...

Whiplash is a relatively common injury that occurs to a person's neck following a sudden acceleration-deceleration force that causes unrestrained, rapid forward and backward movement of the head and neck, most commonly from motor vehicle ac...

September 11, 2018

If you've ever tried to do a core workout and realized midway through that your back is feeling things it shouldn't be feeling, you're not alone. For me, it's any abs move that asks me to sit up on my tailbone and move my legs, like rolling...

September 8, 2018

For all its many other benefits, personal technology wrecks havoc on your body. From back and neck pain to more serious issues like sciatica, you need to improve your posture before it is too late.

The most common pain points of technology a...

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