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  • Sciatica: What is it, and how can you ease the pain?

    If you have had a sharp pain shooting down one leg, you may be experiencing a condition called sciatica. Here is what you need to know about sciatica, including what it is, its causes, symptoms and treatments.

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  • You've suffered whiplash: Know the symptoms and treatments

    Whiplash—an often underestimated injury that can strike in the aftermath of a collision—inflicts injury and pain on its unsuspecting victims. If you find yourself grappling with the relentless effects of whiplash, you're not alone.

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  • Want a stronger core? Skip the sit-ups

    Sit-ups once ruled as the way to tighter abs and a slimmer waistline. While "planks" were merely flooring. Now plank exercises, in which you assume a position and hold it, are the gold standard for working your core. While classic sit-ups and crunches have fallen out of favor.

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  • Hormone therapy increases lumbar spine bone mineral density, protects against bone loss

    As the population continues to age, there is greater focus on bone health and minimizing fractures to maintain mobility. A new study suggests that various types of hormone therapies not only increase lumbar spine bone mineral density (BMD) in postmenopausal women but also protect against bone loss, even after hormones have been discontinued. Study results are published online in Menopause.

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  • Best Sleeping Positions for Pain

    Awkward sleeping positions can put stress and strain on your body as you’re catching ZZZs, leading to pain when you should be rising and shining. But you can rest easier with a few modifications.

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