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Decrease Neck Pain with the Best Pillow for Stomach Sleepers

Best Pillow for stomach sleepers

Are you a stomach sleeper who suffers from neck pain? If so, you’re not alone. In the United States alone,  studies show that t least 30% of adults suffer from neck pain. It’s more common than you realize and is the culprit behind varying degrees of disability.  “Up to 70% of people will experience neck …

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The Best Exercises to do the First Week After a Knee Replacement

Best Exercises for the first week after a total knee replacement

The first week after a total knee replacement is critical to set yourself up for success on your road to recovery. During this first week, you will be dealing with increased swelling, high levels of discomfort, and limited mobility. All of these impede on your willingness to do exercises and can slow your progress. However, …

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Total Knee Replacement – 5 Tips For Speeding Up Recovery

5 Tips to Speed up recovery after a knee replacement

Recovering from any surgery can be difficult and painful, to say the least; but what if there were things you could do before and after a knee replacement surgery to minimize pain and ensure a speedy recovery?  Prehab exercises help reduce pain and improve recovery time. After surgery, continue doing therapy exercises as recommended by …

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Tips to Quickly Get Off Pain Medication Post Total Knee Replacement

Getting off Pain Medication After a Knee Replacement

When used properly pain management medication containing opioids can be extremely beneficial to someone who suffers from chronic or post-operative pain. It can help someone get back to doing the things they love to do. The downfall of using opioids is that they are extremely addictive and can cause serious digestive issues. How can you …

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The Best Hip-Strengthening Exercises for Mountain Biking

the best hip-strengthening exercises for mountain biking

Avid mountain bikers get plenty of exercise. Because of this, it’s a common misconception that they don’t need to worry about strengthening exercises. While mountain biking provides ample cardiovascular exercise and lends itself well to leg strengthening, it’s not a full-service workout. Strength training is an excellent addition to any mountain biker’s routine. It helps …

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The Best Time Of Year For A Total Knee Replacement

The Best Time of Year for a Knee Replacement

In life, timing is everything. But, let’s face it, there’s no good time to hear you need a total knee replacement. Unfortunately, some things are inevitable. All you can do is make the best of your situation by choosing a time of year that causes the least amount of hassle. Certain times of the year …

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What to Expect In Your First Week After a Total Knee Replacement

What to Expect the First Week After a Total Knee Replacement

The first week after a total knee replacement can be a complete roller coaster. Your anxiety has likely been building for months for your impending knee replacement surgery and now that it’s over, you’re ready to get your life back. The first couple of days are exciting and energy levels are high, but as the …

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