First, there was carpal tunnel; now “text neck” is the new tech-induced physical disorder. Text neck symptoms occur when we spend too long in the unnatural posture of looking down. This position can lead to soreness in the neck and shoulders, tightness across the shoulders, chronic headaches, and can exacerbate other spinal conditions. “The injuries […]
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If you’ve been suffering with chronic back pain, you know how it can affect your ability—and desire—to be active, and can make it difficult to get through the day when the pain is at its worst. But you may not have given much thought to the other ways your life is being affected. Chronic back […]
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In today’s world, it’s hard to avoid sitting down for much of the day. But it’s also hard to avoid hearing about and dealing with the risks of spending so much time on our rear. And the danger is real; sedentary behavior can result in an increased risk of cardiovascular heart disease, type 2 diabetes, […]
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CrossFit is arguably the biggest craze in fitness today—in fact, Forbes called it “a global phenomenon” with thousands of locations and “hundreds of thousands of diehards.” 60 Minutes reported that “In just 15 years, the king of CrossFit has created the largest gym chain in history.” But are there dangers associated with CrossFit that may do […]
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