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Health Blog

Stiff Knee After Sitting

Three conditions that cause a stiff knee after sitting

April 8th, 2020

It’s rare that anyone thinks about how much the knees are involved in common tasks like sitting and standing. However, stiffness and pain in your knee could make sitting for a while harder to do.  Knee pain is one of the most common types of pain; studies estimate that 25% of adults experience frequent episodes

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Fell on Shoulder Hurts to Raise Arm

Two exercises to try if you fell on your shoulder and it hurts to raise your arm

April 7th, 2020

Your shoulder is one of the most mobile joints in your body. It’s the mobility of this joint that allows you to move your arm in a complete circle and lift it over your head. However, this mobility comes with a price, and the price is an increased risk of injury.  Medical studies report that

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Heel Pain Causes and Remedies

Two common causes of heel pain and remedies that can help

April 6th, 2020

The heel touches the ground every time you take a step, and it also helps bear your weight while you’re standing still. However, many people don’t give their heels a second thought — until they start to hurt, at least.  Medical researchers in one 2015 study report that more than 13% of people are affected

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