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How To Exercise At The Office

Sitting has been called the new smoking, with the average U.S. adult spending upwards of eight hours a day seated, a lifestyle linked to weight gain and increased risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

For the millions of U.S. adults working in offices, it can be difficult to reduce the number of hours spent seated. Meanwhile, […]

By |January 23rd, 2015|Categories: Inside Pain|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Is A Stand-Up Desk Right For Me?

How many hours a day do you sit? If you’re like most people, you sit for work, while watching television, eating, and doing many leisure activities. Long hours of sitting increase the risk for weight gain and a variety of health issues. Fortunately, cutting the risk is easily achieved by reimagining the work desk—a place […]

By |January 21st, 2015|Categories: Inside Pain|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Top 5 Dangers Of Sitting And How To Stay Safe

A sedentary lifestyle has been linked to a host of health issues, including obesity, back pain, and osteoporosis. Sitting is dangerous enough to be considered the new smoking, according to JustStand.org. The average U.S. adult sits for eight hours each day, reports U.S. News, but that number is higher for many people who may work in […]

By |January 19th, 2015|Categories: Inside Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

How To Treat Sports Injuries

Playing sports carries with it innumerable health benefits, but also the risk of sports injuries. Most athletes have sustained an injury at one time or another, with severity ranging from minor sprains to more serious tears or broken bones.

Fortunately, many minor sports injuries do not require professional medical attention and can be cared for at […]

By |January 16th, 2015|Categories: Inside Pain|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Try a Yummy Caribbean Carrot and Mango Salad

By Jess O’Toole

This bright and sunny salad is the perfect antidote to the winter blues. Just like carrots, mangoes are packed with beta-carotine. Mangoes are also rich in immune boosting vitamin C. Pistachios contribute even more anti-inflammatory benefits as well as valuable minerals such as calcium, iron and magnesium. The fresh, zippy flavors are a […]

By |January 14th, 2015|Categories: Inside Pain, Recipes|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Reimagine Workouts With Green Exercise

Exercising creates health and spending time in nature boosts mental health, so combine the two into green exercise and what do you get? A phenomenally beneficial activity that further enhances the benefits of exercise, researchers at Coventry University have found.

To examine the impacts of green exercise on a group of children, scientists showed study subjects, […]

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Taking Opioids While Pregnant

By Kevin Whipps

There’s this moment that happens when someone becomes a parent for the first time that’s very hard to explain, but has an almost etherial quality. That first moment that the child exits the womb, when the baby is pulled out by the doctor and held in the air, umbilical cord still attached, that […]

By |January 13th, 2015|Categories: Inside Pain|Tags: , |0 Comments

New Stem Cell Study for Degenerative Disc Disease

By Ted Swing, Ph.D.

One of the most important frontiers in pain medicine, as in many other areas of medicine, are regenerative treatments. Many of the body’s tissues degenerate due to injuries, wear and tear, or simple aging. Regenerative treatments, such as stem cell therapy, have the potential to preserve or regrow these damaged tissues.

Most cells […]

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Take Small Steps to Big Changes in 2015

By Amanda Blixt

It’s that time of year again: time to come up with the dreaded New Year’s resolution. Setting a goal 2015 can be a great way to make positive changes in your life. However, actually carrying out those goals once the daily grind has stripped away your motivation is an entirely different story. By […]

By |January 12th, 2015|Categories: Inside Pain|Tags: , |0 Comments

CAKE Movie, Starring Jennifer Aniston, Portrays Chronic Pain

The subject of chronic pain is so pervasive that it’s finally making its way into popular culture. The latest movie cataloguing life with pain is Cake, starring Jennifer Aniston. The movie hits theaters Jan. 23, 2015.

In Cake, Jennifer Aniston plays a Los Angeles woman with chronic pain named Claire Simmons, whose acerbic wit lends the […]

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