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Stay Fit by Strengthening Your Core

Your “core” includes your abdominal and pelvic muscles, as well as your lower back muscles. All the muscles in your core hold you up and stabilize your body. Keeping your core strong is critical to every move you make, as well as proper breathing, good digestive function, and good posture.

“Your

6. Noninvasive Treatments for Low Back Pain

According to the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, 90 percent of people with low back pain will recover within a month even without any treatment. Thus, acute and subacute pain is best managed conservatively.
The latest guidelines by the American College of Physicians (Annals of Internal Medicine, April 2017) strongly

Get Your Golf Swing Ready

If you’re a golfer and you’ve been waiting for winter weather to end so you can get out on the links, it’s time to get your body in shape so it’s ready for those long drives. Your entire body is involved in your swing, so there are several areas you

Newsbriefs: Back Pain; New Cast; Foot Orthoses

Back Pain Intensified by Psychological, Sedentary Issues.
Pain from a back injury is often compounded by psychological issues, such as work dissatisfaction, family stress, depression, and secondary pain, according to findings by Australian researchers published online April 26, 2016 in the Medical Journal of Australia. The problem arises in part from

Bored with Your Exercise Routine? Try Yoga

If your exercise regimen needs some new life, consider an activity that helps improve strength, flexibility, and balance while also relieving stress. Yoga is an option for most people, because a routine can be specifically matched to your age, fitness level, and overall health.
And if you’re not especially active now,

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