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Do people tell you that if you were only more positive and could look at the bright side, you'd be healthier?  They say your bad attitude is hurting you.  bad attitude and health

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Why are headaches so common, and how can they be so debilitating? Most headaches are grouped under the term “cervicogenic headache,” meaning that the primary source of the headache is Why we get bad headaches coming from the cervical spine. Whip lash injuries, disc diseases, and progressive arthritis can cause long lasting headaches. The cervical spine would need to be treated to reduce the head pain associated with these causes.

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Loss of balance can be a very disabling problem, especially for the elderly. Current research shows that one out of older people balancingthree older adults, age 65 and older, fall each year. Falls are the most common cause of nonfatal injuries and hospital admissions each year.

As we age the risk factors associated with falls become more apparent.  Muscle weakness, vision problems, side affects to certain medications, low blood pressure, diabetes, and environmental hazards, like throw rugs and even pets, can increase an individual’s risk for falls. 

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It's been over 30 days since I posted my last blog! Lest you think that I'm either not a serious blogger or a slacker, this was no accident.

Are you living with chronic health conditions that shake you in your core and often make it harder to get anything done?  If you've been reading my posts, you know that I've been  living this way for 30+ years. And, during the past month, in addition to taking care of my " job" (my own business as a career coach), I've been busy with another surgery, cataract surgery (the result of the glaucoma medication I took prior to the glaucoma surgery last fall, etc., etc.) that consumed my time and energy.

what to do about shoulder pain
Amateur or professional athletes who play tennis or baseball often need the help of physical therapists because of shoulder injuries. Often the shoulder injury is characterized by pain and weakness in the shoulder girdle, difficulty lifting the arm out to the side, and difficulty sleeping on that shoulder.   Continuing to use the arm may present more pain and cause the patient to react by starting to hunch his/her shoulders forward as if in a fetal position. This can aggravate the pain and a bad cycle can begin if the shoulder isn't properly treated by a physical therapist. Injections by orthopedists...