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APTA Runner Foot Health Tweetchat

The APTA has asked me to moderate the APTA’s first Move Forward PT tweetchat. It will take place on April 28th, 2010 at 8 pm-9 pm ET. The focus will be on foot health for runners. So, if you’re interested or have any questions, head on over to Move Forward PT next Tuesday and tune […]

BH4BP #72 - Office Injuries Are No Joke
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BH4BP #72 – Office Injuries Are No Joke

Every year, millions of office workers complain of on the job aches and pains.  According to WebMD, one study reported that over 50% of employees who used computers for at least 15 hours a week, reported musculoskeletal problems in the first year of a new job.  That is a very high percentage, don’t you think?  […]

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BHTV #11 – Heading Off Neck Pain!

Most of us have experienced neck pain at one time or another, especially if we spend a lot of time at the computer. However, if you are prone to neck aches and pains, there are steps you can take to reduce them. That’s why the topic of this episode is: Relieving neck pain. The goal […]

BH4BP #59 - Foot Pain: Not a Pretty Sight
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BH4BP #59 – Foot Pain: Not a Pretty Sight

According to a Gallup poll, about 3 out of 5 adults have foot pain.  Most accept it as a fact of life, but most foot pain can actually be prevented. So, since many people have ongoing foot pain and many others will experience it at some point in their life, I had to discuss it […]

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BHTV #8 – Watch That Posture! Stand Tall!

Have you ever been to a party where you didn’t know many people, but you were looking to meet that special someone?  While most people focus on getting their hair and clothes just right, did you know that posture also plays a key role in how you are perceived and in getting that special someone […]

The Right Pillow for the Job!
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The Right Pillow for the Job!

For the past few weeks, Darren had woken up tired and in a bad mood. Not only that, his neck and shoulders had become progressively more tense and achy.  Since his mattress was fairly new and had all the latest features, he figured it couldn’t be the problem.  It had to be the pillow.  It […]

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BHTV #1 – Sit Up Straight!

Here’s what you’ve all been waiting for: Being Healthy TV! Starting today, there will be a new episode for you every Sunday! So, sit back and enjoy the show! For the first show, I decided to cover a subject that affects everyone watching: sitting posture. The goal of this episode is to teach you about […]

BH4BP #47 - Osteoarthritis: I Can Feel It In My Bones!
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BH4BP #47 – Osteoarthritis: I Can Feel It In My Bones!

Photo by maxintosh Have you ever woken up with a stiff, painful back?  Or stood up after sitting too long in a movie theater and had stiff, painful knees?  You probably noticed that the pain eased after you got up and moved a bit. If so, you probably have some degree of osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is […]

I Got Your Back!: Back Pain Prevention Tips
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I Got Your Back!: Back Pain Prevention Tips

Most people have experienced some kind of back pain at least once in their life.  Fortunately, for most people, back pain comes and goes within a few weeks and is not that serious.  But once you have experienced back pain, you have a higher chance of recurrence and an increased possibility of greater pain. Back […]