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Back Pain While Sitting

Many office environments do a good job providing optimal conditions for prolonged sitting using items like ergonomically correct chairs, keyboards and high-quality monitors. However, during the COVID-19 pandemic, many office workers had to shift away from their normal office routine into a home office that was far less suited for long periods of sitting. This […]

TRICARE Waives Copays for Low Back Pain PT

TRICARE Waives Copays for Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain TRICARE, one of the nation’s largest insurers wants their members to get physical therapy for back pain. They think that treating back pain with physical therapy is so important that they’re willing to waive copays for their members. The Defense Health Agency (DHA) has authorized […]

Cold Weather Body Pains: Causes and Relief

Cold Weather Body Pains When the temperature drops and the body is exposed to cold, most people’s inclination is to hunch, cross their arms or wrap in a blanket to keep warm. This response is due in part to our muscles reacting to the cold – the muscles tighten, contract, and become more rigid. Cold […]

Cold Weather Arthritis Pain: Causes and Relief Options

Cold Weather Arthritis Pain: Causes and Relief Options Stiffness, aches and pains are often associated with changes in weather, especially the cold temperatures of winter. There is no one explanation for why dropping temperatures and cold weather cause arthritis pain and affect your joints. One theory is that drops in barometric pressure cause the tendons, […]

Radiating Pain: Getting to the Root of Pain

Getting to the Root of Radiating Pain When a body part is injured, surrounding nerves send signals to the brain, which recognizes pain in the injured area. However, because all the nerves in the body are connected, pain signals can spread throughout your body. The pain can move along the nerve’s pathway, causing discomfort in other areas […]