March 4 – March 11 is national sleep awareness week. Sleep is an integral part of daily life; we will spend approximately a third of our lives sleeping. Lack of sleep can lead to enhanced pain sensitivity, increased anxiety, and reduced pain inhibition. We already know...

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New research explains why prolonged rest is not advised after an acute injury or musculoskeletal problem and that recovery should include joint and muscle stimulation (movement).

Every injury and musculoskeletal problem is unique, and there is no standard protocol for a...

I am sure lots of you went camping this past long weekend and were extremely thankful for a soft comfy bed at home, but what if your mattress and pillow are just as harmful for spinal health?

Choosing a good mattress and pillow can dramatically change the quality of you...

After a long weekend filled with chocolate, activities, and turkey feasts I would imagine some of us need a power snooze.

Power naps for adults can enhance performance, reduce stress, and reduce mistakes and accidents. Naps can increase alertness right after the nap and...

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