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Movement with Arthritis

By Alexis Draeger / October 16, 2023

Exercise and movement is the most important thing you can do for your physical, mental, and emotional health when you are dealing with arthritis. Other benefits include managing the onset of arthritis, as well as other chronic conditions like heart disease, obesity, and diabetes. The reason this is so important when dealing with arthritis is…

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Degenerative Disc Disease

By Alexis Draeger / July 26, 2023

What is Degenerative Disc Disease? Degenerative Disc Disease, also known as DDD,  is when the rubbery cushion (discs) between the vertebrates in your spine begins to wear down. Your discs are what allows you to bend, twist, and move comfortably by absorbing any sort of impact. Spinal degeneration is common and normal with aging in…

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How Do I Know I Have Sciatica?

By Alexis Draeger / October 27, 2022

Sciatica is pain that travels down the sciatic nerve [image shown below]. The sciatic nerve runs from your lower back, through your hips, buttocks, and legs. Sciatica most often occurs when a herniated disk applies pressure or pinching on part of the sciatic nerve, further resulting in inflammation, pain, and numbness in the affected leg.…

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