Back stretches for back pain relief
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Back Pain Stretches for Pain Relief

Back Pain Stretches There are any number of problems that cause back pain. These include slipped discs, arthritis, muscle strain, and arthritis. Whatever the cause, though, back pain can be excruciating and severely limit our ability to perform simple tasks that others take for granted. Small wonder, then, that many people assume such a painful, …

Shoulder exercises for seniors
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Shoulder Exercises for Seniors

Shoulder Exercises to Maintain Strength, Health, and Independence Some of us expect to grow weaker and less healthy as we age, and it’s certainly true that so far science hasn’t found out how to completely stop or reverse the effects of advancing years on the body. Yet it’s easy to underestimate the positive effects exercise …

Osteoarthritis knee pain
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Habits That Can Make Osteoarthritis Knee Pain Worse

Why Do You Have Osteoarthritis Knee Pain? Osteoarthritis is a progressive joint disease. Over time, the cartilage in a joint, very often (although not always) the knee, deteriorates, and that’s a problem because the cartilage cushions the bones that come together in the knee and allows it to bend as it should, easily and without …

Pain and chronic depression
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The Relationship Between Chronic Pain and Depression

Chronic Pain and Depressions: Definitions Chronic pain is pain that persists beyond the point where one would expect an injury to heal or an illness to pass. Generally, that means it’s lasted more than three months. Depression is a persistent feeling of sadness lasting more than two weeks. It can involve feelings of hopelessness and …