These physical therapists have a new approach for strengthening the core, and the NFL is taking notice
Anyone who has been near a gym in the last decade has heard the buzz about strengthening "the core"—muscles in the trunk and abdomen that can be targeted with crunches, planks, and other gut-busting exertions. Yet for all the attention devoted to this crossroads of the human body, it remains a common site of injury for amateur and professional athletes alike.
Working at a desk is a common cause of back and neck pain, often because you accommodate your workstation rather than the other way around.
The benefits of meditation for people of all ages are well documented, but here’s one of which you might not be aware: it can lessen wrinkles.
Pain and stiffness in your shoulder can make every activity including sleep difficult. Worsening shoulder pain, especially at night, could mean you have a frozen shoulder
In 2019, more than 20% of U.S. adults experienced pain almost daily for three consecutive months, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). From heating pads to hypnotherapy, here are several tools and treatments that may help.
Due to overuse or age-related degeneration, tendon injuries have become a common clinical problem. Damaged tendons heal slowly, and current treatments often can’t manage the pain. They also are unable to restore the tendon’s original structure and functionality.
The use of regenerative medicine to lessen chronic pain holds enormous potential, and the body of evidence to support the practice is growing
Exercise, which can take the form of simple physical activity such as walking, is good for people with joint pain. Joints were made to move and if we don't move them they'll get stiff, creaky, even more painful and our muscles, which are extremely important for protecting our joints against harmful movements, will weaken—exposing them to even greater harm.
People experiencing pain due to a temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder can try a range of exercises to relieve it. These exercises can improve jaw strength and mobility.
The risk of developing atherosclerosis—a narrowing of the arteries as cholesterol plaque builds up, leading to obstruction of blood flow—is higher for people with autoimmune rheumatic diseases than for the general population. The good news, according to a new study published in Rheumatology, is that regular exercise is a powerful weapon against vascular dysfunction in these patients.