Anyone can get the flu. It usually lasts about a week and often requires bed rest for a few days. Some people are at high risk for developing flu-related complications, such as pneumonia. They include children, older adults and people with some chronic diseases (including rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis). During the 20172018 flu season, close to 1 million people were hospitalized for the flu, and there were 79,400 deaths from the flu.
Poor posture while driving can contribute to neck, back and shoulder pain. A few adjustments can help.
Good posture can go a long way toward relieving chronic musculoskeletal pain, especially in the neck, back, hips and knees. But, its not likely that any of us has picture perfect posture, says Cleveland Clinic physical therapist Mary Morrison, PT, DScPT....
Q: Sometimes my knee locks up and I cant bend or straighten it. Eventually, I can move it, but its sore. Whats wrong with my knee? A: There are several possibilities, but the most likely one is a torn meniscus. The meniscus is a piece of cartilage in the knee...
While engaged in a woodworking project you plane a board, and then you run your hand over it to make sure its nice and smooth. But your hand wont lay flat against the board. Or, you are washing windows and you find that when you press the cloth against the window pane,...
Exercise & Prevention
Exit the vicious cycle of chronic pain with regular meditation.
Its easy to get stressed out from everyday pressures of work, family and other responsibilities. Now that the holidays are here, you may be feeling even more stress and anxiety. For those with arthritis or another chronic condition, the result may be increased pain.