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Traveling with a Bad Back, Airplane Travel - It’s summer, a time for travel for many in the United States. But for people who suffer from chronic back pain or even weakness, travel can pose a host of problems that can have them asking, “Is it worth it?” The answer, in most cases, is “Of course!” However, travelers with bad backs should take precautions whenever possible to reduce unnecessary pain and strain. Read more: http://bit.ly/1OSMaaI
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Preventing Falls at Home: Each year, over one-third of adults over age 65 will fall. These falls can cause injuries including head trauma and hip fractures. Over 95% of hip fractures are caused by a fall, and these injuries can make it more difficult for a person to live independently. Read more: http://bit.ly/1thyiLs
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Exercise is crucial for people with arthritis. It increases strength and flexibility, reduces joint pain, and helps combat fatigue. Here are some great tips and information for exercising with arthritis: http://ow.ly/xHUUb
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Returning to Exercise and Sports After an Injury: It may be tempting, after an injury, to jump right back into your regular workout routine as soon as possible. But by taking a little extra time to return to your routine, you can lower your risk for additional injury. Read more: http://ow.ly/EyHP5
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Patients are sometimes referred for physical therapy to help them in recovering from an injury or condition or as part of their rehabilitation after surgery. Learn more about our Physical Therapy Services: http://bit.ly/13Mj8RQ
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Nate Berry was a freshman soccer player at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro when a stress fracture in his left foot sidelined him. Read Nate's story: http://ow.ly/xLhkI
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Healthy Eating for Strong Bones! “Drink your milk!” said Mom. As kids, we all heard that milk gives you strong bones. But is it too late to start drinking milk as an adult? What if you don’t like milk? Read more: http://ow.ly/EoIyw
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"Within 2 weeks of my anterior approach hip replacement surgery, I was back to my normal routine of walking 3 miles in the park every day – and back to work at my job. I would recommend Dr. Blackman to anyone." - Nancy
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Just Two Minutes an Hour Can Make a Difference! Many of us know that the American Heart Association recommends doing 150 minutes of moderate exercise or 75 minutes of vigorous exercise per week... Read more: http://bit.ly/1J2pC67
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After an injury, many people turn to yoga for a change in their workout routine. Although yoga is good for physical fitness, devotees also enjoy the mind-body connection. Read more in our blog post: http://bit.ly/1H34xFy
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