Category: Injury Prevention & Pain Management

Common Painkillers Have Lethal Side-Effects
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Common Painkillers Have Lethal Side-Effects

I have to admit that I was very surprised when the popular pain-killer Vioxx was banned  several years ago due to it’s increased risk of stroke and heart attacks. I…

Natural Pain Relief and Arthritis Management
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Natural Pain Relief and Arthritis Management

The most commonly prescribed medical treatment for pain and arthritis are anti-inflammatory drugs called non-steroidal anti inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Unfortunately 1 in 3 people who take these drugs get stomach…

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How to improve your body balance and injury-proof your body

A lot of time people injure themselves shortly after beginning a well-intentioned exercise program. If your body is out of alignment or balance, lifting weights can merely serve to reinforce…

How Crossing Your Arms Can Reduce Pain Perception
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How Crossing Your Arms Can Reduce Pain Perception

It’s hard to believe, but a new medical study suggests that simply crossing arms can lessen pain! Scientists from University College London unveiled their findings yesterday, claiming that crossing of…

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Get Injured Workers Back To Work Quicker By Avoiding This Mistake

If you had any doubt about how much pain can suck the energy right out of you, you only needed to look at Graham. At the age of 39, he…

Does cracking your joints give you arthritis
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Does cracking your joints give you arthritis?

Graham had been working solidly on his computer for hours and the tension building in his neck, shoulders and arms told him that it was time to have a break….

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Beating Wrist Pain

If you spend a lot of time on computers or you work a lot with your hands here is a practical exercise to treat and prevent wrist pain and injuries….

Back Pain Hurts Business Bottom Line
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Back Pain Hurts Business Bottom Line

A study published in February 2008 revealed that Americans are spending record amounts on treatments for back pain. While this boom is great news for the pharmaceutical and medical industries,…

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Arthritis is Not Caused by Old Age

Arthritic aches and pains are a major issue in our ageing workforce. According to Professor Paul Hodges from University of Queensland’s School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences body aches, pains…