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  • 3 Tips For Managing Chronic Back Pain Caused By An Injury

    5 February 2015

    If you have sustained a back injury and find that you are now faced with chronic back pain as a result, there are measures you can take to ease the discomfort. It is rare that you will be able to completely heal your back, especially depending on the severity of the injury. But, with knowledge and practice, you can learn to lessen and live a productive life with moderate back pain.

  • Convincing Your Elderly Parent To Move To A Retirement Home

    23 January 2015

    When a person ages, it becomes difficult to do daily tasks as easily as it was at a younger age. The body slowly deteriorates and becomes slower and not as strong. The mind also can begin to not be as sharp as it once was. Forgetfulness and memory loss can become a problem. If you have an elderly parent that is starting to show advancing signs of aging, you may want to consider having them move to a senior housing facility.

  • Know When You Need To See An Optometrist

    23 January 2015

    It is important to make sure that you are taking care of yourself, including your eyes, as no one else is going to push you to the doctors when you need to go the most. Therefore, when it comes to things that are as serious as your eye sight, you need to know just when you need to see an optometrist. Check out the following points so you will have a much better understanding.

  • Debunking 3 Common Myths About Contact Lenses

    13 January 2015

    If you've got less-than-perfect vision, you might be considering asking your ophthalmologist about getting contacts. After all, wearing traditional eyeglasses isn't practical for everybody, especially those who live an active lifestyle. At the same time, many people are hesitant to try contact lenses because they believe one or many of the following myths. Not Many People Are Good Candidates When contact lenses first become available, it's true that there were a lot of limitations in place regarding who could wear them.

  • Preventing Three Forms Of Cycling Injuries That Are Not Caused By Accidents

    9 January 2015

    Do you know that you can get injured cycling even if you don't get involved in an accident? Here are three examples of such injuries, and what you can do to prevent them: Ulnar Neuropathy The hands, which have to hold the handlebars for long periods, are easily affected after extended periods of cycling. You increase your risk of injury to the hands when you grip the bars too tightly or lean forward too much.

  • Three Exercises That Will Strengthen Your Ankles

    9 January 2015

    Do you frequently stumble and twist your ankle? Perhaps your ankles are sore after long runs or walks. Either of these symptoms could indicate that the muscles in your ankle are not as strong as they could be. Luckily, you don't have to deal with weak ankles forever. Add the following exercises to your workout routine, and you'll find that you become less prone to ankle injuries as the muscles in your ankles become stronger and more agile.

  • Three Exercises To Strengthen Your Knees

    9 January 2015

    When you walk, run or jump, your knees absorb a lot of the shock. For this reason, people whose knees are not as strong as they could be are often prone to knee injuries. Reduce your risk of knee injuries such as torn ligaments and pulled muscles by performing these knee-strengthening exercises 3 or 4 times per week, Single Leg Raises This exercise will strengthen the quadriceps, the group of muscles found in the front of your upper leg.