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Best Practices for Good Posture and a Healthy Back

December 17, 2019

Tight, sore shoulders and a bad back are just part of everyday life for many Americans. It might be a common problem for older adults, but not taking good care of your back can leave you with a host of health issues at any age. Take a look at these tips for taking care of your back and see if you can improve your health habits! Sleep Right Do you often wake up stiff and sore? Having the wrong support for your spine won't do your sleep or your back any favors. If you're a side sleeper, you may want to use extra pillows to support your head, side, and/or leg. The goal is to keep your spine...Continue Reading

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A Modern Day Arthritis: How to Prevent Text Neck

November 15, 2016

Technology has changed our lives, making everything from communication and sharing information to shopping and navigating more easily and more conveniently, which is why we're glued to our mobile devices more than ever. In fact, according to Informate Mobile Intelligence, Americans spend an average of 4.7 hours per day on their phones. So, it's really no surprise that with the evolution of technology, repetitive stress injuries have also evolved. One of these is commonly referred to as text neck, also frequently called tech neck. The Problem with Text Neck The average human head weighs 10-11...Continue Reading