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Pregnancy & Back Pain

February 18, 2014

Did you know that at least 50 percent of pregnant women experience back pain? And 10 percent of those report discomfort severe enough to disrupt their daily routines. The good news is that there are steps you can take to baby your back during pregnancy. What Causes Pregnancy-related Back Pain in the First Place? The

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A Good Night’s Sleep

February 18, 2014

Everyone knows there’s nothing like a good night’s sleep for feeling refreshed and alert in the morning. On the other hand, not getting the seven or eight hours of sleep that you need may leave you feeling grumpy and tired all day. But here’s something you may not know: you have far more control over the

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Lift Right

February 18, 2014

Bend your knees to lift with ease. From moving planters to picking up paint cans, lifting correctly is key to preventing injury. Here are a few tried and true rules for lifting safely and preventing back injury: Stand close to the load to be lifted. Place your feet shoulder width apart. Bend your knees and

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Plant & Rake

February 18, 2014

Gardening is a great outdoor activity anyone can enjoy. But, like any other location in the home, the garden is also a place where injury can occur. These helpful tips will keep your back in check and your garden in bloom. Warm Up Before you Start Before you get going, warm up your muscles with

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Shovel Light

December 03, 2013

During the winter months, snow shovelling can be a pain, considering that each shovelful of snow weighs about six pounds. That’s a lot of repetitive lifting, and wear and tear on your back. These back health tips will ease the hassle of clearing your driveway and help keep your back in shape. Warm Up Before

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