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Working In The Yard And Garden With Pain

By |2016-11-03T08:25:30-07:00June 24th, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , |

With the warmer weather comes the itch to get outside and play in the dirt, but gardening and yard work can be a challenge when you’ve got a pain condition. However, this doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy gardening or yard work if you have a pain condition. By taking [...]

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Celebrating National Senior Health And Fitness Day

By |2016-11-03T08:25:50-07:00May 25th, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , |

May 27th is National Senior Health and Fitness Day, the annual celebration and promotion of the importance of staying active as you age. The importance of exercise has been well-documented, but most of the focus is on young or middle-aged people. Advertising for fitness gear and clothing features sculpted bodies [...]

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Reducing Painkiller Risks

By |2016-11-03T08:28:04-07:00February 11th, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , |

Chronic pain is a complicated issue. Defined as pain lasting longer than three to six months, chronic pain has no simple fix. Recent research on pain treatments and protocols has called into question indiscriminate use of opioids as a pain reliever for chronic pain patients. These painkillers have risks that [...]

Should You Start Running?

By |2015-12-22T14:40:33-07:00January 28th, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , |

On a beautiful Saturday morning in the springtime, they are everywhere. No, not birds, not lady bugs, not even farmer’s markets. Joggers. Runners. People who get up in the morning, strap on their running shoes, and head out for a jog. These same people might run a 10K on Thanksgiving [...]

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Biking For Health

By |2016-11-03T08:28:16-07:00January 26th, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , |

Now more than ever, people everywhere are dusting off their bicycles. In the first ten years of the 21st century, bike ridership increased 70%, with much of that increase due to commuting cyclists. Some cities like Baltimore and Pittsburgh have seen the rate of bicycling commuters rise by as much [...]

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