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| Posted On Mar 14, 2023 | By:

Jaw Pain? Something to Chew On.

Have you ever woken up in the morning and tried to brush your teeth, but you couldn’t quite open your mouth wide enough to reach the back molars? Maybe you wince at the pain you feel in front of your ear when you go to yawn, or you hear a clicking sound when you open and close your mouth.

If you’ve experienced any of these symptoms, there is a chance that you could be suffering from temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD).

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| Posted On Oct 05, 2021 | By:

Seasonal Yard Work: Preventing Back Pain

As the seasons change, many people here in New England are dusting off their rakes and snow shovels in anticipation of the cooler weather. While often an inevitable part of home maintenance, the repetitive bending and lifting involved in seasonal yard work can lead to muscle strain or can exacerbate chronic back pain.

Here are a few tips to keep you safe and injury-free while you spruce up your outdoor space.

Don’t forget to stretch

Like any physical activity,

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| Posted On Feb 14, 2018 | By:

A Headache That’s a Pain in the Neck

If you sit at a desk all day working at a computer and start to notice frequent headaches, you may have what’s known as a cervicogenic headache. These headaches have nothing to do with eye strain but rather are caused by nerves and muscles of the neck and spine that have been aggravated by posture or perhaps an injury.

The source of a headache can sometimes be tricky to pinpoint given there are more than 150 unique kinds of headaches,

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| Posted On Feb 02, 2017 | By:

Exercises to Help Prevent and Manage Sports Injuries

Are you a runner or do you frequently play sports like tennis, squash, or basketball? Do you often deal with an injury from your activity, or do you just want to learn more about how to prevent injury while being as active as possible? These exercises will help improve your stability and strength which are key to avoiding, preventing and managing injuries to the knee, hip, ankle or back as a result of recreational activity or a competitive sport.

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