Wearing high heels can make you feel taller, glamorous and fashionable. But are these benefits worth the painful consequences? Continue reading “Avoid Back Pain by Ditching High Heels”
Forward head posture, or “Text Neck,” can cause nerve pain or lead to metabolic problems, doctors say. Continue reading “Your Smartphone is a Pain in the Neck!”
Ankle sprains are the most common sports-relates injuries, accounting for more than 12 million injuries per year. These injuries can result in significant time away from games and practices. For this very reason, the practice of taping ankles before there was an injury was introduced more than 60 years ago. Continue reading “Avoiding Ankle Sprains: Does Taping Or Braces Really Help?”
With cooler weather ahead, you may be moving your workouts indoors. While treadmills and ellipticals offer many of the same exercise benefits, your goals and physical condition should guide you. A recent article by The Cleveland Clinic explores several considerations that will help you decide which machine is best for you. Continue reading “Treadmill or Elliptical: Which Is the Better Choice?”
Everyday more than 4 billion people start their day with a cup of java to wake up, brush the sleep away and get going for the day. While most people drink coffee to get their day off to the right start, many are not aware of the health benefits associated with coffee: decreased risk of developing dementia, improved muscle growth, protection against some forms of cancer, etc. Now, new research has been released that links coffee to reduced physical pain.