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Back pain

5 everyday mistakes that can cause back pain

Back pain is a common problem that affects millions of people worldwide. It can be caused by a variety of factors, including poor posture, lack of exercise, and improper lifting techniques. However, many people are unaware that they may be contributing to their back pain through everyday habits and actions. In this blog post, we will discuss five everyday mistakes that can cause back pain and how to avoid them.

Understanding the Causes of Joint Pain and What it Tells Us About Our Activity Levels

Joint pain is a common complaint among people of all ages. It can range from a mild ache to a sharp, debilitating pain that affects daily activities. Joint pain can occur in any part of the body where two bones meet, including the hips, knees, shoulders, and fingers. In this post, we’ll take a closer look at what joint pain is, why we get it, and what it can tell us about our activity levels.

Muscle weakness and osteoporosis – learn why it’s a dangerous combination

Osteoporosis is a condition in which bones become weak and brittle, making them more susceptible to fractures. It is often referred to as “the silent disease” because most people are unaware that they have it until they suffer an injury or fracture. Imbalance and muscle weakness can be particularly dangerous for individuals with osteoporosis, increasing their risk of falls and fractures. In this blog post, we will explore why imbalance and muscle weakness are more dangerous when you have osteoporosis and what can be done to prevent falls.

women holding her ankle in pain

The Diabetes and Joint Pain Connection

Diabetes is a chronic metabolic disorder that affects millions of people worldwide. It is characterized by high blood sugar levels resulting from either the body’s inability to produce enough insulin or resistance to the effects of insulin. While most people are aware of the common complications associated with diabetes, such as kidney disease, vision problems, and cardiovascular disease, many may not realize that diabetes can also cause joint pain.

According to the Arthritis Foundation, people who have diabetes are twice as likely to develop arthritis and debilitating joint pain if the condition is unmanaged. The main cause of joint pain in people with diabetes is high blood sugar levels which cause inflammation in the joints and connective tissues around them.

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Exercise for Your Bone Health

Exercise has been shown to improve bone health in several ways. First, it increases bone density, which is the amount of minerals, such as calcium and phosphorus, that are present in bone tissue. Weight-bearing exercise, such as walking, running, and weightlifting, is particularly effective at increasing bone density. When bones are subjected to the stress of weight-bearing exercise, they respond by laying down more bone tissue, which increases bone density and strength.

Man standing with SIJ pain

Best Stretches and Exercises for SI Joint to Relieve Pain

Sacroiliac joint pain is a common condition that affects many people. A number of factors, including overuse, injury, or aging can cause it. The best way to relieve the pain associated with sacroiliac joint pain is through stretches and exercises. Stretching helps to improve flexibility and reduce inflammation in the joints. However, there are certain exercises that should be avoided as they can aggravate the condition and make it worse. In this article, we will discuss the best stretches for sacroiliac joint pain relief and which exercises are best to avoid.