Monthly Archives: June 2015

3 Effective Hand Strengthening Exercises

Brushing your teeth, buttoning your shirt, pouring yourself a bowl of cereal are all routine daily activities that most of us might take for granted.  Your hands may be one of the smallest muscle groups in your body, but they serve a large and important role for everyday functioning. This is why hand strengthening exercises […]

6 Tips for Improving Your Workplace Ergonomics

You go to work each morning, settle into your chair, sit up straight, start your computer and begin working away.  By about 3:00 p.m., you may notice that your once perfectly poised posture has turned into a slouch, and it may get worse from there. According to the United States Department of Labor, in 2010 musculoskeletal […]

Arthritis: Understanding & Living With the Condition

What is Arthritis?—The Painful Facts Arthritis affects around 46 million adults in the United States—that’s about one in five Americans! And the scary thing is that the number is rising. Arthritis is inflammation of the joints (the points where your bones meet) in one or more areas of the body. Arthritis doesn’t discriminate when it […]

Do You Have a Sprained Wrist?

A sprained wrist is a common injury which usually occurs after a fall onto an outstretched hand.  Other impacts or accidents can cause a sprained wrist, but it usually involves the wrist being bent either forwards or backwards. If you lose your balance and fall, your body’s first instinct is to break the fall—so you […]

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