Whiplash Common Among Auto Accident Victims

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A common condition associated with auto accident injuries is whiplash. Whiplash occurs when the head and neck snap back and forth very quickly. The painful result is injury to the ligaments, soft tissues, neck, and lower back. Many people mistakenly believe that automobiles must be traveling at high rates of speed for whiplash to occur….

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Having trouble lifting your arms above your head without shoulder pain? You may have Frozen Shoulder Syndrome!

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You may have noticed that over the last few weeks or months, you can’t move your arm very much without shoulder pain. Especially as you get towards the end of your range of motion it feels restricted and painful. You are likely suffering from Frozen Shoulder Syndrome. Frozen Shoulder signs and symptoms: – loss in…

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Seatbelts Prevent Auto Accident Injuries

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The Florida DMV reports that in a car accident, you are much more likely to be killed if you are not wearing a seatbelt. In the State of Florida, all passengers in the front seat of cars, pick-up trucks, and vans must wear a seatbelt along with all passengers under 18 riding in the vehicle….

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How to Avoid the Most Common Runner’s Injury

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More and more people are turning to running for fitness. With an increase in running comes an increase in running injuries! Fortunately, you can take steps to decrease your risks while getting in shape! Plantar Fasciitis: This is the most common injury that runners get, and it is characterized by three main signs: – heel…

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Distancing Yourself from Sitting-Down Syndrome

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Do you work behind a desk all day and suffer with neck and back pain? If you use a desktop or laptop in your home, office, or school, you may not be aware that distancing yourself from Sitting-Down Syndrome may be as easy as adjusting how close, or far away, you sit from your computer. Many…

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Shedding Light on Sitting-Down Syndrome

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When working on a desktop, laptop, iPad, or other PDA, most people don’t typically consider the importance of proper lighting in their home, office, or school environment. But it’s important to note that monitor screens and work surfaces should be free of sunlight, glare, and reflections, as direct light from windows or lamps can interfere…

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Auto Accident Injuries Related to Prescription Drug Use

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Every day in South Florida, thousands of people get behind the wheel under the influence of prescription drugs. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, “Drugs acting on the brain can alter perception, cognition, attention, balance, coordination, reaction time, and other faculties required for safe driving. The effects of specific drugs of abuse differ…

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Texting and Driving…a Recipe for Disaster

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Did you know that over one million automobile accidents a year involve the use of cell phones? Over half of all drivers confess to talking on cell phones while driving with one-third texting while driving. Texting keeps the eyes off the road more than any other driving distractions, making a crash 23 times more likely….

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‘Screening’ for Sitting-Down Syndrome

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Does your job require you to sit in front of a computer all day? If you use a laptop, desktop, or other PDA with any regularity, it’s not uncommon for your monitor or screen to get dirty over time. The accumulation of fingerprints, dust, film, and static, along with the action of coughing or sneezing,…

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The Benefits of Massage Therapy – More than a simple indulgence

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Many people view massage as an unnecessary indulgence, but did you know that massage is beneficial to overall health and well-being? In fact, regular massage treatments can produce numerous health-related benefits. Let’s consider some ways massage therapy promotes overall health and well-being. Improves Aches and Pains- Regular massage loosens up the affected tissues, signaling pluripotent…

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