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Five Stretches for Runners - CCA

Five Stretches for Runners

Take advantage of the Summer weather by taking your workout outside and going for a run. Running is a great way to get fit and have fun. Among many other benefits, running improves: The health of your heart and lungs Your energy and stress levels The tone and strength of your leg and hip muscles

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What causes muscle soreness after working out? - CCA

What causes muscle soreness after working out?

You may have heard the expression, “no pain, no gain” when it comes to embarking on a fitness journey, but have you ever wondered why certain forms of exercise result in pain in the form of muscle soreness? The technical term for muscle soreness after exercise is DOMS, which stands for delayed-onset muscle soreness. Besides

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What is Pain? 5 Ways You Can Manage Your Pain

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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What is Pain? 4 different types of pain you should know about - CCA

What is Pain? 4 different types of pain you should know about

Spine, muscle, and nervous system conditions are the most common cause of long-term pain and physical disability.1 Approximately 80% of adults will experience spine, muscle, and nervous system pain at some point in their lifetime. These types of pain are generally caused by repetitive strain, overuse, and physical activity-related injuries.2 Low back pain is the

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What is Pain? Here are 3 things you need to know - CCA

What is Pain? Here are 3 things you need to know

Everybody experiences pain, but what exactly is pain and how do we measure it? Developing a common scale to identify levels of pain is difficult considering that everyone has a slightly different physical response to pain stimuli. Scientists define pain as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage.”1 However,

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