Mother’s Day Massage: A Unique Gift for Mom

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Mother’s Day is right around the corner — mark your calendar for May 14! It’s always great to celebrate your mom, but it can be hard for even the most devoted sons and daughters to find a meaningful gift that really makes a difference in her life. This year, if you want to go beyond the traditional flowers and chocolate, you might ...

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Debunking 5 Common Myths About Gout

Gout is a common form of inflammatory arthritis that usually attacks the big toe. According to a study performed by the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 1-2% of the adult population in the U.S. has experienced or is experiencing gout. Unfortunately, there’s a lot of misinformation surrounding this condition, leading many people down the wrong path. Here we’re going to debunk 5 gout myths, revealing the truth about this all-too-common inflammatory condition.

Myth #1) Gout Only Attacks The ...

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What Causes of Muscle Knots?

Ever wake up in the morning with a noticeably hard knot on your neck, shoulder or back? Nearly everyone will experience a muscle knot such as this at some point in their life. In fact, they are so common that doctors have given them a name: myofascial trigger points. But what exactly causes these myofascial trigger points? And how can you prevent them from reoccurring?

Myofascial trigger points are characterized by groups of muscle fibers constricting in place, creating the sensation ...

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