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In Sickness and in Health: Being Your Partner’s Caretaker After A Serious Diagnosis

Life changes immediately after your spouse or partner is diagnosed with a chronic illness. The diagnosis affects more than just them. It affects the entire family, especially you. Sure other family and friends may be supportive, but you, as the spouse, will likely bear the brunt of the household responsibilities. A serious, life-changing diagnosis, like […]

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Easy Steps to Bone and Joint Health

Nearly 50% of Americans over the age of 18 are affected by musculoskeletal (bone and joint) conditions, including back pain, arthritis, traumatic injuries, osteoporosis and childhood conditions. These conditions can prevent you from doing activities you love, and while they can lead to severe long-term pain and physical disability, when possible, changes in lifestyle can […]

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Traveling Down the Spine Highway

Auto accidents, roadwork zones, speed traps—we all know what happens when a major highway gets constricted by a lane or two. If you’re on it, you’ll certainly get slowed down, or possibly detoured onto side roads that send you in the wrong direction. Best case, you’ll be late; worst case, you might not get there […]

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The Strained, Sore, Stinging Sciatica

It has happened to everyone at least a few times. You stand to walk, start to sit down, or move in the wrong way ….and all of a sudden, you don’t feel so great. Whether it is a crimp, a twinge or a twang, it is uncomfortable, but quick. For most of us, those little […]

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Running into Knee Injuries?

The crisp air brushes your cheek and fills your lungs. Your post-holiday body protests as your burning legs pound the merciless pavement. It’s exhilarating to be active again! As we hit the ground running with the new year, our resolutions often involve dusting off the old exercise shoes and getting ourselves back in shape. Unfortunately, […]

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