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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.

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.

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.

Man limping while walking away

Common causes of limping gait

Limping gait, sometimes referred to as antalgic gait, is a type of walking pattern that is characterized by an uneven and often painful stride. It can be caused by various conditions, ranging from physical injuries to neurological disorders. Common causes of limping gait include sprains, strains, fractures, joint damage, hip and knee pain, nerve damage, and muscle weakness.

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Best Ways to Maintain Joint Health and Reduce Joint Pain in Winter

It is important to exercise during wintertime, whether osteoarthritis is present or not. Not only because it makes you warm, but it can help boosts the immune system to fight seasonal flus & colds. The most important component of an exercise program is finding something you enjoy. If you’re having fun, it’ll be more likely for you to stick with it. Read 7 of the best ideas to keep your joints healthy, loose and strong all winter long.

man sitting on couch rubbing his sore knee and ankle

What does arthritis feel like?

Osteoarthritis is not a disease, but rather a chronic condition that can cause the cartilage of the bones in a joint to lose their cartilage. It may, therefore; be more accurate to refer to osteoarthritis as a symptom or complication of another condition. The most common causes of osteoarthritis are aging, obesity, repetitive use injuries, or a family history of osteoarthritis.