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Top 5 Joint Protection Strategies For Arthritis
Joint protection is a type of training for anyone with arthritis and other conditions which cause painful and swollen joints. Those with arthritis should be trained on joint protection strategies to lessen the pressure and burden on painful and weak joints. While joint protection does not entail placing yourself in a cocoon of bubble wrap, it is not a...
Top 4 Untraditional Treatments For Chronic Pain
When someone hears the term chronic pain, they often immediately think of pain medication. Prescription pain medications, also known as opiates, are one of the most controversial healthcare topics affecting society. Large amounts of opiates are prescribed each year, leaving society with little to no answers regarding how to avoid addiction. Now more than ever, individuals need effective treatments...
How To Avoid Not Having Enough Money For Healthcare in Retirement
Retirement is an exciting time. The last thing you want is to start off on the wrong foot. Avoiding one of the biggest retirement mistakes could help you transition smoothly into retirement.  The mistake we are referring to is not having enough money saved up specifically for healthcare in retirement. Although many finance experts say you don’t need a million...
Demystifying the Rotator Cuff - What You Need To Know
The rotator cuff is a term that a lot of people have heard of. What the rotator cuff does, most people can figure out, is it rotates the shoulder. However, what the rotator cuff is remains a widespread mystery. Of all of the shoulder pain patients that I have seen, by far their most common injuries are to the...
Signs of Physical and Emotional Trauma (and How To Address Them)
We all know the toll traumatic, catastrophic events have on life. Trauma also comes in the form of recurring and persistent experiences. This includes living in areas with high crime, chronic illness, homelessness, bullying, neglect, abuse, and more. Because trauma has many forms and looks different in each person, it is hard to describe a specific presentation. Some people come...
Social Wellness - What Is It and Why Is It Important?
Have you made an effort to establish genuine personal relationships with family, friends, and colleagues? Are you involved in your community or local organizations? Do you take time out of the day to put away your phone and spend one on one time with the ones you love? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you're well on...
10 Basic First Aid Practices That Can Save Lives
Basic first aid is something everyone should know at least a little bit about. Whether you’re becoming a nurse, or just want to know enough to be helpful until professional help arrives, having an idea of how to handle emergency situations is extremely helpful. It can even help save a life if you know what you’re doing. This doesn’t...
The Carnivore Diet - What You Need To Know
The carnivore diet is a surging new diet fad you may have seen making the rounds on social media. It is one of the more simple diets to hit the market in recent years, while still promoting amazing rewards and benefits. I'm going to cover all of the information you need to know about the carnivore diet before giving...
5 Essential Alzheimer’s Resources For Caregivers
Recent data from the Alzheimer’s Association shows that almost eleven million people in America are caregivers for family members who are suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. They estimate that this group of volunteers donates almost eighteen billion hours of health care every year. This amounts to nearly $220 billion in labor that goes unpaid and does not include the lost...
Wellness In the Built Environment
As the term “wellness” becomes increasingly ubiquitous, the focus tends to be on individual proactive methods which demand that in order to be “well,” we must employ a rigorous daily routine. For example, a wellness routine might include twenty minutes of meditation, a healthy diet, a minimum of thirty minutes of exercise, mindfulness, self-care, and the list goes on....