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A new year, a new beginning.  With the arrival of 2023, many of us use this annual marker to stop and think about where we have been, and where we’re going.  It’s a chance to … more
METRO If asked to name the No. 1 killer of women, many people might be excused for providing an incorrect answer. Various issues affect women’s health, and some issues garner more attention … more
Ensuring body balance when performing activities, especially in standing, requires coupling of the  opposite hand and foot:  “The Opposite Hand and Foot Rule.” During an … more
How common is breast cancer? In the United States, breast cancer is the most common cause of cancer in women after skin cancers and is the second most common cause of cancer death in women after … more
Best resting posture for sleep involves maintaining the head and spine in neutral.  When in the supine (horizontal) posture, neutral positioning of the spine is achieved when the ears are in … more
When you’re trying to bounce back from bone, joint, or muscle pain, how you reach your goals is just as important as achieving them. The journey to recovery at Ortho Rhode Island is an … more
Will I still be an athlete after a knee replacement?  What will I be able to do?  Will I be better or worse?  How do I know what is best for me?  People with active lifestyles … more
Proper body mechanics is the single most important factor in avoiding physical injury when performing activities of daily living.  Best body mechanics emphasizes neutral positioning of the head … more
Even if the scar(s) you have right now aren’t bothering you or don’t seem to cause any issues, they can over time if left unchecked. Scars can put up to 2000 POUNDS of pressure, pull, and … more
How do you know if you are at high risk of breast cancer?  Should you be worried about it? Many people think they have a higher risk of developing breast cancer, or are “High … more
Sit Up! You owe it to your health. Bad positioning of your head results in many biomechanical conditions and limitations.. The autonomic functions of our brain and nervous system such as general mood … more
MISTAKE #1 NOT ADDRESSING THE ALARM When you have pain, it is because your 5 senses are communicating a message to your brain and your brain perceives this as threatening. In short, pain is an … more
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