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Pain Relief While You Sleep

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Many people who are living with chronic pain often deal with the struggle of not being able to fall asleep, stay asleep, or are waking up too early because of the pain. Sleep issues cause frustration, fatigue, and can make the pain worse that it was before. Nearly two-thirds of those with chronic pain also […]

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Relieve Pain Without Medication

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Chronic pain affects over 100 million Americans, and over 1.5 billion people worldwide. This means that chronic pain is affecting more people than diabetes, heart disease, strokes, and cancer combined! Lucky for us there are some great tips and products for homecare that can be used in order to reduce chronic pain, and improve quality […]

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Did You Know It’s Pain Awareness Month?

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September has been deemed Pain Awareness Month in order for professional organizations to raise public awareness about pain, and pain management. Organizations are trying to raise more awareness about chronic pain, and ways to cope with daily pain by using home healthcare products. Chronic pain is defined as “pain that continues a month or more […]

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What I Did at Summer Camp

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As summer comes to an end, we are going to reflect back on all the fun, and active ways some of our favorite seniors enjoyed the warm months. Many of these activities can be continued into fall, winter, and spring, and will keep you active, and happy all year long!   This summer our friend […]

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Get out there this Summer

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Lucky enough for us, summer is a time where being outside is enjoyable, and great for our bodies and mental health. Even if only for a short period of time, being active outside can greatly improve senior’s quality of life. With proper protection from the sun, Vitamin D is great for the body! Vitamin D […]

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The Importance of Exercising with Arthritis

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Although it may be the last thing you want to do when you’re suffering from pain, exercising with arthritis has proven to be very beneficial. It seems only logical to stop moving the part of your body that is aching, but following that instinct may be more negative than positive. Arthritis, also called osteoarthritis, is […]

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Bring Ergonomic Comfort to Your Home Office

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If you think ergonomics is just for the office, you may be mistaking. Ergonomics is defined as “the study of people’s efficiency in their working environment”. Meaning that the way in which people sit, stand, speak, hold their computer mouse, etc., affects their capability in the workplace. If a person sits with poor posture, it […]

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Why Haven’t You Tried Yoga Yet?

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Finding a weekly exercise routine can be tough if you’re experiencing arthritis pain and symptoms. Arthritis specialists recommend yoga as an exercise because it is gentle enough to help soothe pain and reduce tension while also increasing flexibility, which are all factors that will help cope with the disease. Doctors recommend doing yoga to not […]

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The Benefits of Putting Some Spring In Your Step This Season

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Believe it or not, flowers are blooming, birds are chirping, and warmer weather is indeed approaching. The warmer seasons bring an ideal time for outdoor aerobic activity, which, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is proven to not only help with your physical well being, but also your “function, mood, and quality […]

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How Posture Impacts Chronic Back and Neck Pain

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Poor posture is a prime contributor to chronic head and neck pain. For most people, posture is a learned behavior. Young children instinctively demonstrate good posture, without using any products for back pain. They stand up straight, relax their shoulders, and point their feet forward. Which is why you never hear kids complain about their aching […]