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Physical Therapy for Neck Pain

By BRETT SEARS on December 8, 2014 on About.com Neck pain is a serious problem that can limit your ability to perform normal, everyday tasks. It can cause you to lose range of motion in your neck, and it may also be a source of pain in your shoulder, arm, or hand.... read more

Why Vitamins May Be Bad for Your Workout

By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS  FEBRUARY 12, 2014  in WELL Many people take vitamins as part of their daily fitness regimens, having heard that antioxidants aid physical recovery and amplify the impact of workouts. But in another example of science undercutting deeply held... read more

Reasons Not to Stretch

By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS, April 3, 2013 in WELL Most of us grew up hearing that we should warm up with a stretch. Strike and hold a pose, such as touching your toes, for 30 seconds or more, we were told, and you’ll be looser, stronger and injury-proof. But anyone who... read more

Pain Pills Add Cost and Delays to Job Injuries

By BARRY MEIER, June 2, 2012  New York Times      Workplace insurers are accustomed to making billions of dollars in payments each year, with the biggest sums going to employees hurt in major accidents, like those mangled by machines or crushed in building collapses.... read more

Don’t Just Sit There

By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS, APRIL 28, 2012  New York Times ONE lesson I’ve learned while writing about fitness is that few things impinge on an active life as much as writing about fitness — all that time spent hunched before a computer or puzzling over scientific journals,... read more
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