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What to Expect After Knee Replacement Surgery

More than 4.5 million Americans are living with at least one knee replacement. While  there’s numerous reasons you may need a knee replacement, arthritis – the degenerative  wear and tear on the joint over time – is the most common. Whether you’ve recently had a  knee replacement or your doctor just mentioned it as a […]

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Exercises for Knee Pain

Did you know that 18 million people each year see a doctor for knee pain? While you may  think that most of this is from normal degeneration due to age, there are quite a few causes  that have nothing to do with age at all. Runner’s knee (which affects more than just  runners), Osgood-Schlatter disease […]

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Non-Contact Knee Injuries in Athletes

Regardless of athleticism, physical activity of any kind can result in injury if you’re not  mindful. Let’s face it, if you participate in any sport, you are very likely to experience an injury at some point, whether it be a small strain or something more serious. While contact  sports have their obvious risks, one of […]

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Can You Do A Deep Bodyweight Squat?

Flexibility and range of motion may not be the first things to come to mind when we’re  measuring health, but they are a great indication of your physical abilities, especially in the  lower body. A quick assessment of this can be done by performing what’s called a deep  bodyweight squat (DBS).  What is this exactly? […]

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SHOULD A DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE HURT?

If I had a nickel for every time I hear “oh you can hurt me I was told it will make me better” I would be rich. A deep tissue massage can have moments of “hurts so good” but it should NEVER cause pain. I have had some painful massages and no, I did not […]

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Massage Your Anxiety Away

WHAT IS GENERAL ANXIETY DISORDER? “All of us worry about things like health, money, or family problems. But people with a generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) are extremely worried about these and many other things, even when there is little or no reason to worry about them. They are very anxious about just getting through the […]

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Stay Healthy and Strengthen Your Core

by Gael Woods  How to have a stronger core. Your core is your center of balance and strength for almost everything you do. Your core muscles are a group of muscles running down the center of your body. These include your abdominal muscles, back muscles, and your pelvis. These core muscles work together to help […]

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Body Awareness…Are You Listening?

Body awareness is just what it sounds like, being aware of your body. Most of us walk around oblivious to the body we live in. The aches in your back, a persistent twinge between your shoulders, or the slight limp you develop are all body cues. There are certain generalities we can make when it […]

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Pillow Talk: How To Pick The Right Pillow For You.

By Dr. Alissa Dimos, CACCP Precision Chiropractic, Bedford, NH Okay, let’s start from square one. At the end of the day, your pillow’s most important job is to support you in your go-to sleeping position, all night long. And when I say, “support,” I don’t just mean that it feels soft and cozy. The right […]

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Body Awareness…Are You Listening?

Body awareness is just what it sounds like, being aware of your body. Most of us walk around oblivious to the body we live in. The aches in your back, a persistent twinge between your shoulders, or the slight limp you develop are all body cues. There are certain generalities we can make when it […]