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What are trigger points? Here are 5 things that might help - CCA

What are trigger points? Here are 5 things that might help

January 31, 2018

A trigger point can be described as a spot or point in a muscle that refers a sensation, be it pain or weakness, to another area of the body. For example, a trigger point in your upper trap muscle may cause a referral pattern into the side of the head, behind the ear (see Figure

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2 of the best sugar substitutes - CCA

2 of the best sugar substitutes

January 24, 2018

Sugar, particularly refined sugar, is present in a large amount of the foods we consume regularly. “Refined” refers to a chemical process that sugar goes through to remove impurities and, consequently, happens to remove beneficial nutrients. Too much refined sugar can lead to many health problems, including diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Cutting back on sugar

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8 tips for winter walking - CCA

8 tips for winter walking

January 10, 2018

Whether you’re going outside for some exercise, running an errand, or simply getting to and from a vehicle, winter walking can be hazardous. There are some precautions you can take to make sure you get to your destination safely. Here are 8 tips to avoid a slip and fall on snow or ice: Choose the

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What is pain? 5 ways you can manage your pain

January 03, 2018

Spine, muscle and nervous system pain has many causes including physical trauma, poor posture, repetitive motion, overuse, and wear and tear. The pain may be so severe it keeps you from falling asleep, leaving you fatigued and unable to focus on simple tasks. Fortunately, there are many ways to reduce spine, muscle and nervous system

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