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Time to Hit the Links!

Time to Hit the Links!

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The popularity of golf has surged in recent years, particularly among women. Golf is a great game that can provide exercise, relaxation and social interaction. If you believe the companies trying to sell you golf gear, recent equipment refinement and innovation have also made the game a little easier. True or not, the human body still has to swing the club, and there are some things you should know about avoiding golf injuries.

Breathe easy!

Breathe easy!

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We all know that when panicked, some people “hyperventilate” or breath at an abnormally rapid or deep rate. Hyperventilation is extreme and can be dangerous as it results in decreased carbon dioxide levels and increased oxygen levels that produce dizziness, tingling of the fingers and toes, and, if continued, loss of consciousness. What you may not be aware of, is that many of us are prone to “over-breathing”.

School Backpacks, Back Pain, & Injury Prevention

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The number of children reporting back pain and back injuries has increased dramatically in recent years. Heavy kids’ school backpacks and how they are used are the likely culprits in many of these cases.

While backpacks certainly are a helpful tool for managing school books and other supplies, and allow children to carry more than they could in their arms, the problem is that kids are carrying far more than what their bodies can handle.

Ankle Sprain Management

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A sprained or broken ankle is something that we rarely think about, but there are few things in life more painful and downright inconvenient than a bad ankle injury. Yes, you can get one skydiving or crashing a motorcycles, but they can also occur when stepping off a curb or simply walking on uneven terrain.

Mothers need Core Strengthening

Mothers need Core Strengthening

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The demands on women today are higher than ever, with many balancing traditional roles of wife, homemaker and mother, with busy stressful careers and personal interests or hobbies. The result is that many women lead lives that are rewarding – but physically demanding and highly stressful.

urinary incontinence

Urinary Incontinence

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Are you a woman who experiences bladder control problems but are reluctant to talk to your doctor about this embarrassing problem?

Urinary incontinence is an involuntary loss of urine. The most common type of incontinence is called “stress incontinence” a condition where the combination of an increase in abdominal pressure and weakness of the pelvic floor muscles result in leakage. This is frequently experienced when coughing, sneezing, laughing, or during strenuous exertion or exercise. This problem is much more common among women.