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Proceed With Caution – The Age Old Problem Of An Aching Back




Actress and comedian Bette Midler once said, “After thirty, your body has a mind of its own.” She wasn’t kidding! When I turned thirty, I thought all the complaints and warnings from the golden members of my friends and family … Continue reading

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TENS Machines Facts And Fiction



To give it its full, and rather grand, title TENS stands for Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation.  Sounds fancy doesn’t it?  It could also be described, rather inaccurately, as a form of electric shock treatment!  Scientists have never been particularly good … Continue reading

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Shoulder Injuries – Causes, Symptoms And Treatment



Shoulder is comprised of three bones i.e. clavicle, scapula and humerus and most movable joint. The ball of the upper arm is larger than the socket of the shoulder and it has variety of motions that is why this joint … Continue reading

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Overcoming Neck Pain With Exercises



One of the most annoying things I dread is driving when you have a stiff neck or neck pain. The discomfort and inconvenience can really drive you up the wall, or worse still crash your car into the lamp post. … Continue reading

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Five New Trends In Pain Management



The World Institute of Pain,  an organization whose aim is to better educate pain physicians for the 21st century will hold its Sixth World Congress from Feb 4-6, 2012 at Miami Beach, Florida in USA. In conjunction with this event, … Continue reading

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