Preventing Repetitive Strain Injuries for Artists

Art therapy can be an effective and creative way to manage chronic pain. Just make sure you don’t add to your burden with repetitive strain injuries.

How to Improve Your Posture at Work

A majority of people spend long periods of time sitting down while at work can hurt your health, learn more about how to improve it.

Why Sitting Too Much Is Bad For Your Health

Article featured on WebMD 1. It Hurts Your Heart Scientists first noticed something was up in a study that compared two similar groups: transit drivers, who sit most of the day, and conductors or guards, who don’t. Though their diets and lifestyles were a lot alike, those that sat were about twice as likely to […]

Common Types of Arthritis Explained

Arthritis is a painful rheumatic condition that causes joint inflammation. There are many different types of arthritis that can affect the joints and other areas of the body and cause similar symptoms, such as pain, swelling, and stiffness. There are more than 100 different types of arthritis. Some common types of arthritis include osteoarthritis (OA), rheumatoid […]

Hip-Spine Syndrome: It’s Complicated (and Often Overlooked)

A patient with hip arthritis may experience hip or groin pain as well as trouble walking, while a patient with lumbar spinal stenosis may have pain down their leg, or neurologic symptoms such as numbness, tingling, or weakness.

Running Tips for Cold and Snowy Weather

During the frigid winter months many runners settle for not running at all. If you’re prepared, winter runs can be a beautiful experience.

How to Prevent Back Pain When You’re Traveling

Few things can ruin a vacation faster than a sore neck or back. Back pain from going long distances is common, here are some tips to help.

Why Walking Is One of the Best Cardio Workouts

Walking is a great cardio workout that can be done indoors or outdoors, at any time of day or night, and without a gym or special gear.

How to Protect Your Spine as You Age

The human spine consists of discs and joints that, like a hinge on a door, can wear out with time. While you may hear worrying terms such as “degeneration” or “arthritis” to describe these changes, it’s a natural part of the aging process.

7 Tips for Chronic Pain Management

Article featured on CORA Physical Therapy Chronic pain leads many people to avoid physical activity. Pain medication is often relied on or prescribed to help manage pain. This can lead to other significant problems such as dependence. An alternative and effective pain management strategy is regular exercise. Starting an exercise program, however, can be a […]