A case for PAIN PREVENTION

Why prevent pain? Why do you need to take the time to think about how to prevent pain? You are busy, and you have important things on your to-do list. First, now is the time to think about pain. Think about it before it happens. If you think through every movement and every activity, you …

ABC’s of PAIN PREVENTION

This was my 2-year-old’s idea, when I asked him what to blog about today. Always Be Cautious (especially when lifting).Do Everything with a safety Focus.Get out of the House and Into shape!Jump into preventive medicine/wellness!Keep your body moving.Look for More Nutrition.Over-exaggerate Proper body mechanics (even when your spouse teases you).Quit making excuses.Eat Right most of …

Major Preventable Injuries

You hear about injuries and accidents every day. But are they truly accidents? Which ones could be prevented? 1. Burns2. Falls3. Diving accidents (esp. diving into shallow water)4. Alcohol-related accidents5. Unsafe driving6. Rotator cuff tears7. Back strains Safety and injury prevention is your individual responsibility. If you truly want to live with minimal physical pain, …