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"Sitting Disease" Another Cold Weather Hazard

“Sitting Disease” Another Cold Weather Hazard! Do you have “sitting disease”? Do you realize how many hours in a day you are spending in a sedentary position, i.e. at the office, driving, eating, watching TV, on your phone, etc., etc. They say the actual amount of time you spend on...
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Exercise Away the Cold and Flu Season

Exercise Away the Cold and Flu Season The cooler, dryer weather season is fast approaching as well as the cold and flu season. Researchers have found that as little as 20 minutes of exercise can have anti-inflammatory effects that boost your immune system. Some theories why exercise helps your immune...
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Bone Fracture Basics

Bone Fracture Basics The average person will experience 2 fractures in their lifetime. A fracture is the medical term for a broken bone. They occur when the physical force exerted on the bone is stronger than the bone itself. Fractures are usually described by the location, how the bones are...
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Osteomyelitis Osteo (bone), myelo (marrow), - itis (inflammation) Osteomyelitis is an infection and inflammation of the bone or the bone marrow. It can happen if a bacterial or fungal infection enters the bone tissue from the bloodstream due to injury or surgery. In most cases, a bacteria called Staphylococcus aureus,...
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Fall Clean Up

Fall is in full swing and the cooler temperatures and wind are bringing the beautiful color mix of changing leaves tumbling down on lawns, sidewalks, and into eaves. Unfortunately, that signals the beginning of the fall clean up in our yards and the tasks of preparing for colder weather. Raking...
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A Rainbow of Colored Tape

It seems like more and more athletes are competing with colored tape on various parts of their bodies. What is that tape and what is it used for? The tape is called Kinesio or Kinesio Tex tape. They are still doing research as to the exact benefit of utilizing this...
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What a Difference a Few Pounds Can Make!

Being in a healthy weight range is important for every system in your body, including your joints! There are two ways that being overweight can raise your risk of developing osteoarthritis – the most common joint disorder - which is due to wear and tear on a joint. The more...
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It's Never Too Late to Start Exercising

Do you feel you are too out of shape or too old to start an exercise routine? It is never too late to begin to exercise. In fact, the older you get, the more benefits there are to exercising. It provides full body and mind benefits to do some form...
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