Physiotherapy

3 Stretches That Un-Slouch Your Back—All You Need Is A Doorway

Are you sitting up straight right now? You probably are now that I reminded you. Sitting at a desk or hunching over a computer all day is horrible for your neck, back, and overall posture. If you feel tight in your chest and shoulders, do this series of stretches a few times a week to loosen up. …

Yoga

“Time Banking” Is Catching On In the Digital World

Uh oh. Your garbage disposal is broken. Time to call the plumber, and shell out for a couple hours of service, right?<p>What if there was a different …

Innovation

Dog run over and left for dead now loving life thanks to new owners' love

A puppy has been saved from a life of pain after it was spotted barely able to move after its back legs were crushed when it was run over and left …

Pets

7 Exercises You Can Do in Your Hotel Room

Interest in working out while on the road is on the rise — but not all travelers have access to a gym. And according to a 2017 study from the Cornell …

Workouts

Meet The World's Most Exclusive Yoga Coach

Louka Leppard likes to be slightly provocative – to push his clients, to surprise them and ultimately to help people reconnect with themselves. Devon-born, Louka first began devising his method – which combines traditional Hatha yoga with therapeutic massage and movement – back in 2000. Louka has …

Yoga

Hyperice Hypervolt Cordless Vibration Massage Device

Relieve stiff and sore muscles with the Hyperice Hypervolt Cordless Vibration Massage Device. Featuring Quiet Glide technology, this innovative …

Crowd Funding

Breakthrough: Tangible opportunities for massage therapy practice

<b>Massage on demand</b><br>In his book, The Patient Will See You Now, Dr. Eric Topol outlines how patients – not physicians – will direct health care. Patients …

Health Care

iPad neck is real. Do you have it?

Women are more than twice as likely as men to experience neck and back pain from using tablets. Here’s how to treat it.<p>Tablets are a pain in the …

Money

Should the Government Limit a Physician’s Ability to Treat Patients With Opioids?

Some say limits are needed to quell overprescribing, but others say that could leave too many people in pain<p>As the number of deaths from opioid overdoses continues to climb in the U.S., Congress is considering legislation aimed at reducing the number of prescriptions being written for the …

Prosthetics

Effectiveness of a Blended Physical Therapist Intervention in People With Hip Osteoarthritis, Knee Osteoarthritis, or Both: A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial | Physical Therapy

Background<p>Integrating physical therapy sessions and an online application (e-Exercise) might support people with hip osteoarthritis (OA), knee OA, or …

Extreme Sports

Understanding Levator Ani Syndrome

Levator ani syndrome is a type of nonrelaxing pelvic floor dysfunction. That means the pelvic floor muscles are too tight. The pelvic floor supports …

Women's Health

Former Canterbury Park jockey on difficult road to recovery

Fourteen months after a terrifying accident at the end of a race, Paul Nolan is navigating rehab and steep health care costs.

Horse Racing

Blue Cross' Dr. Dan Trajano talks about the business case to support caregivers

At least 600,000 Minnesotans care for an older parent, spouse, neighbor or friend. Research by AARP shows that almost half do medical tasks — …

Health Care

How to Relieve Knee Pain

Knee osteoarthritis—a progressive loss of cartilage at the ends of knee joints—can cause pain, stiffness, and swelling. And about half the estimated …

Pain

Are “Happy-Ending” Massages Legal?

A "happy-ending massage" is a massage that ends with erotic contact between the client and massage therapist. Usually, there are tip-offs that a …

Massage Therapy

How to Relieve Lower Back Pain Effectively

Eight out of ten adults experience lower back pain once in their lifetime. I am one of those people and I’m definitely not looking forward to my …

Massage Therapy

Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis | Runner's World

Plantar fasciitis is inflammation of the thick, fibrous band of connective tissue that runs from the heel to the base of toes. Plantar fasciitis most often feels like a sharp stab or deep ache in the middle of the heel or along the arch. As with all running injuries, conquering plantar fasciitis …

Massage Therapy

Cervical Spondylosis & Massage Therapy

Cervical spondylosis is caused by abnormal wear on the cartilage and bones of the cervical spine in your neck. Over time there can be abnormal …

Pain

The Surprisingly Easy Move That Can Make You Happier and Boost Your Energy Instantly

A simple trick for feeling better and getting more done.<p>You've heard that sitting too much just might kill you, mainly because the lack of movement …

Ergonomics

Orland Park teacher caps off stroke recovery by finishing Wisconsin Marathon

The thing about stroke is that it can happen to anyone, even super healthy athletic young people who “win every FitBit challenge.”<p>Fortunately, for Chris Scholten, his wife Crystal was there when it happened to him.<p>Though risk of stroke increases with age, it can occur in anyone, according to the …

Middle School

I have a Pain Recovery Coach as my first ever Guest Blogger!

<i>Some posts on NotebooksandGlasses.com may contain affiliate links. Click on my Disclosure page to read more.</i><p>I am so excited to have my very first …

Pain

Dizziness - Diagnosis and treatment

Diagnosis<p>If your doctor suspects you're having or may have had a stroke, are older or suffered a blow to the head, he or she may immediately order an …

Vertigo

Stellate Ganglion Block

What is a stellate ganglion block?<p>The stellate ganglion is part of the sympathetic nervous system that is located in your neck, on either side of …

Cleveland Clinic

Could tax reform affect fundraising for college athletics in Hampton Roads?

The new tax law is affecting everyone in various ways, including fans and alumni now not being able to take up to an 80 percent deduction for …

Hampton Roads

Physical Therapy Can Lower Need for Opioids — But Many People Can't Afford It

Physical therapists help people walk again after a stroke and recover after injury or surgery, but did you know they also prevent exposure to …

Prosthetics

Robotic exoskelton helps stroke, spinal cord patients regain mobility

For stroke survivor Jess McNair, each step remains slow and laborious. But the first time the 32-year-old former bartender wore a robotic exoskeleton …

Robotics

FAQ: Obamacare And Coverage For Immigrants

The U.S. is home to more than 21 million immigrants who are not citizens, and for many of them, health coverage is a concern. That is partly because …

Health Care

Science Says You Should Chew Gum During Your Workout For This One Awesome Benefit

Chewing gum is my weakness. You can call me Violet Beauregarde because I <i>always</i> have a quality stick of peppermint Trident on me. But even as a gum …

Dentistry

How Can I Banish That Pain in My Butt? | Runner's World

<i>Jack asks: I am experiencing a deep pain in my buttock. Sometimes it seems to be going down the back of my left leg. I've taken some time off from running and it doesn't seem to be any better. A runner friend suggested it might be piriformis syndrome. What can you tell me about that?</i><p>When …

Massage Therapy

Claudia Gadelha laughs off Carla Esparza's 'excuses,' says any rematch would have to be in Brazil

Current UFC strawweight contenders Claudia Gadelha and Carla Esparza haven’t ever been exactly the best of friends. But after being accused of …

MMA & UFC