Tips for Athletes With Arthritis

As an athlete, one of the last things I expected was to develop arthritis. However, I did. To me, arthritis meant I had to slow down, get a cane, and keep my legs elevated at all times. My doctor helped me to understand that I could continue living my life with some simple modifications to my daily routine. I did not have to give up sports. I created this blog to help other athletes who have been newly diagnosed with arthritis. With proper nutrition and the right lifestyle changes, you do not have to give up the sports you love.

Hammertoe: The Only Reason You Need To Opt For Flats Over Heels

7 December 2015
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Do you frequently wear high-heeled shoes? Do your toes spend most of their days scrunched into the tip of narrow toe-boxes, and do your feet ache at night because they've been lugging your body around with little (if any) support offered by the arches of your shoes? If so, this brief article on hammertoe should have you tossing your heels in favor of flats in no time. What Is Hammertoe? Read More …

Facing A High-Risk Pregnancy? What You Should Know

30 October 2015
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High-risk pregnancies can be a source of anxiety throughout the pregnancy and up to delivery. If you have a high-risk pregnancy, it's important that you're attentive to your prenatal care with a midwife or obstetrician who understands your situation. Here's a look at some of the situations that may lead to a high-risk pregnancies and tips for you to manage your condition and protect your pregnancy. Risk Factors for a High-Risk Pregnancy Read More …

Two Therapies To Consider To Compliment Massage Therapy Treatments For Lower Back Pain

28 October 2015
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If you have a chronic lower back problem, then massage therapy can help to treat your condition. The therapy will assist in the removal of any scar tissue that has formed along the region that may be causing pressure on nerves and muscles. It can also help to relax some tight and cramped strands of muscle tissue that have formed across the back. Deep tissue massage is the best option to help with pain issues. Read More …

Integrating Makeup After A Facelift

7 October 2015
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If you decide to get a facelift or facial implants to help contour the shape of your face, you can expect a variety of recovery times ranging from a weekend for a mini-facelift to over a week for a full procedure. It is highly important that you follow your doctor's recovery instructions, but it is understandable that you may want to show off your improved appearance as soon as possible. If you tend to wear makeup on a daily basis or are planning on going out and putting on makeup, here are some things to keep in mind after your facelift. Read More …

3 New Studies To Take Note Of If Your Parent Or Grandparent Suffers From Alzheimer’s

29 September 2015
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If you have a parent or grandparent who suffers from Alzheimer's disease, then you may wonder if you are at risk for developing it later in life, as well. No one really knows if this mysterious disease is genetic or not, although researchers have suspected that there may be some genetic component to it. There have been several recent studies that you may find comforting, as one study produces suspicions that the disease may not be genetic after all, and others can help you reduce your risk of also developing the disease. Read More …

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Tips for Athletes With Arthritis

As an athlete, one of the last things I expected was to develop arthritis. However, I did. To me, arthritis meant I had to slow down, get a cane, and keep my legs elevated at all times. My doctor helped me to understand that I could continue living my life with some simple modifications to my daily routine. I did not have to give up sports. I created this blog to help other athletes who have been newly diagnosed with arthritis. With proper nutrition and the right lifestyle changes, you do not have to give up the sports you love.

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