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 …

PAIN PREVENTION in the Christmas story

1. Joseph practicing his carpentry (with good technique). 2. The wise men walking a long way from the East.3. The shepherds hurrying to see baby Jesus.4. Mary and Joseph walking/riding to Bethlehem for the census.5. All the visitors squatting or kneeling down to see Jesus in the manger (with their backs straight 🙂6. The shepherds …

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 …

Healthier Dessert Options

Keeping your weight down is one of the best ways to prevent pain in your future! It helps to decrease wear and tear on your back and joints. So here are some ideas for tasty desserts that are a little healthier than usual. 1. Serve your favorite berries with some low-fat whipped topping and a …