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How to Relieve Muscular Tension Related to Low Back Pain

1. Lying on your back, bring your knees into your chest 2. Lying  on your back, rotate your lower body to one side, then the other.    3. Stretch your Quadratus Lumborum (a group of muscles in your lower back that enable you to sit upright) 4. Stretch your hamstrings 5. Stretch your hip flexors *** Please […]

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How to Prevent Injuries

Warm up Before engaging in any activity, make sure to have a 10 minute warm up to prepare your body for activity. Gradually increase your training intensity If you are just starting a workout program or progressing your old program, give your body a chance to get used to exercise. Footwear Make sure you are […]

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How To Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

  Take frequent breaks from repetitive tasks Overuse of your forearm flexors can lead to nerve compression at your wrist   Stretch your wrist Stretch your forearm flexors to prevent compression of your nerve Hold for 30 seconds and repeat every few hours   Maintain good posture at your desk If you slouch at work, […]

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What Is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture has been used for centuries by the Chinese to treat disease and injury.  It works by inserting fine needles into specific mapped out points in the body.  Traditional Acupuncturists inserted needles into a specific area of the body to restore the balance of energy.  They believe that injury is a result of an imbalance […]

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