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upper back pain

What’s Causing Your Upper Back Pain?

· · Mobility & Fitness
As a rule, upper back pain is unusual, since the upper back is structurally stronger than the lower back and also isn’t as mobile, due to being connected to the rib cage. This lack of motion affords it some protection against the bending-twisting types of injury you might sustain in … Read More
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Back Pain Treatments That Work

· · Mobility & Fitness
Recent research (The Lancet, March 21, 2018) suggests that many people with back pain are getting risky treatments that may not work, including potentially addictive opioid painkillers and surgery. The same study points to a combination of physical and psychological therapies as helpful when it comes to easing discomfort and … Read More
sarcopenia

How Sarcopenia Can Threaten Your Mobility

· · Mobility & Fitness
Threats to a person’s mobility and independence come in various forms. Some are obvious while others develop gradually and have a cumulative effect, such as sarcopenia. For many older adults, inactivity is a process that develops over decades. The older some people get, the less active they become. It’s not … Read More

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