Good posture plays an essential role in our physiological health. If you carry yourself with poor posture, you may experience musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) that manifest as joint and muscle pain. Good posture ensures your bones and joints are aligned properly so that you can use those joints without stressing them and their connective tissue. To promote good posture, follow these seven simple tips.
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These days, there’s no shortage of advice on how to make your lifestyle more green. In recent years, as concerns about environmental sustainability have grown, you might have heeded the calls to switch to compact fluorescent lightbulbs, start recycling more often, or buy a car that gets better gas mileage. At this point, you might be thinking that there isn’t ... Continue Reading →
When you’re looking for health advice, one of the top tips you’re likely to hear is that you should drink more water. Indeed, around 65 percent of your total body composition is water, which means that staying hydrated is essential for the optimal functioning of all of your cells, tissues, organs, and systems. For instance, drinking enough water prevents your ... Continue Reading →
At the end of April 2018, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new report suggesting that the rates of autism in the United States are significantly higher than experts previously believed. According to the new statistics, an estimated 1 in every 59 children is affected by autism. That figure is 15 percent higher than the estimate of ... Continue Reading →
Pediatric torticollis is a musculoskeletal condition that severely restricts the range of motion of an infant’s head and neck. In patients with this condition, the head tilts in one direction, while the neck tilts in the other. The most common form is congenital muscular torticollis (sometimes called infant torticollis), which is present at birth. About 1 in every 250 babies has ... Continue Reading →