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Living with chronic pain? Maybe you need to visit a chiropractor.

Living with chronic pain? Maybe you need to visit a chiropractor. Too young to be in that much pain?   Whether it was from an old injury, a series of injuries, or everything that is achier over time, people are getting relief from the chiropractic holistic approach to musculoskeletal pain. Living with chronic pain is avoidable if you make the right choices. The secret behind why we hurt? In 2017, the Annals of Internal Medicine evaluate what worked for problems such as lower back pain.   The best available evidence said to avoid drugs and invasive procedures while offering a list of Read More »

Heel striking is perfectly fine according to Runners World Magazine.

Heel striking is perfectly fine according to Runners World Magazine. If you run long distances, you are likely a heel striker. Heel striking is natural for many runners who run fast and run over long distances. Heel striking has also been attributed to stress fractures and other running-related injuries, perhaps unfairly according to Runners World Magazine. The idea that heel striking causes many running injuries has led many runners to retrain to different styles of running such as mid-foot striking which in many ways is less efficient and uses more energy. Running shoes such as the Hoka with its deep Read More »

Eating mushrooms health benefits are many, including lowering the risk of cancer.

Eating mushrooms health benefits are many, including lowering the risk of cancer. We all worry about staying healthy and not getting diseases such as cancer.  Eating mushrooms health benefits are many. A recent study suggests that eating two mushrooms daily may reduce the risk of cancer by 45%. While one study does not science make, the truth is that mushrooms have been part of Chinese medicine for years and offer many health benefits. Chinese medicine practitioners have used mushrooms, which are rich in vitamins, nutrients, and antioxidants, as a treatment for illness including lung disease.   Some of the components of Read More »

Fitbit and Apple watch users with heart conditions get more procedures done says a new study.

Fitbit and Apple watch users with heart conditions get more procedures done says a new study. The idea of the smartwatch keeping us more informed is not new, but it is changing the behaviors of many people who have heart conditions. A study from the Utah School of Medicine has found that patients with atrial fibrillation, a condition where the heart loses its normal rhythm can increase the risk of stroke called their doctor less when using these smartwatches. On the other hand, these same patients underwent ablation more frequently.   This is because these watches can pick up arrhythmias and Read More »

Back and neck pain while working from home; Improve your ergonomics with these simple tips.

Back and neck pain while working from home Many of you are returning to offices for the first time in months.   While it is true that things are going back to normal and in NJ, the state of emergency has finally been lifted, it is also true that many of us may continue working from home as companies realize the benefits of having a flexible workforce. The idea that productivity increased while at home is being debated right now,  and certain workers have found that when a spouse got a job offer or relocation, they can still work from their Read More »