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Living With Chronic Pain

PNF Stretching

Flexibility is key in allowing us to be more active and suffer less pain throughout the day. The more flexible we are, the easier it is to accomplish simple, routine activities while preventing injury. One of the best ways to increase flexibility is by stretching. For many of us suffering from chronic pain, improving range… Continue reading PNF Stretching

Weight Loss

20 Diet-Free Ways to Lose Weight

Even though most of us celebrated a quiet few weeks over the holidays this year, the types of food shared probably remained the same-  lots of treats and high calorie dishes. Add to that the incredible stress and anxiety this particular season held. The result is that higher seasonal weight gains have been reported than… Continue reading 20 Diet-Free Ways to Lose Weight

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Colorectal Cancer Screening Age Now 45, As Cases Rise Among Younger Groups

Despite being one of the most preventable forms of cancer with early screening, colorectal cancer is now the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S. In an effort to combat the increased cases among younger people, a panel of experts has shifted the recommended age for colorectal screenings to 45 (rather than the… Continue reading Colorectal Cancer Screening Age Now 45, As Cases Rise Among Younger Groups

Living With Chronic Pain

Warm Hands and Feet Help To Decrease Pain and Improve Sleep

I don’t know about you, but I hurt more when it’s cold. It’s an ache that penetrates deep into my bones. The only way to relieve it is through a hot bath, getting warmed up through exercise, jumping into bed wrapped in my heating blanket, or adding multiple layers.So many who suffer from chronic pain are… Continue reading Warm Hands and Feet Help To Decrease Pain and Improve Sleep