How Mask Wearing Can Protect You from Wildfire Smoke

October 5, 2020

One of the biggest things we can all do right now to lower our risk for COVID-19 is mask wearing. Experts agree that the best kind is an N95 mask. It filters 95% of particles 0.3 microns or larger. COVID-19 is thought to be spread primarily through respiratory droplets that are 5 to 10 microns…

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Sit up straight to avoid neck pain

Sit up Straight: Neck Pain Caused by Slumping Forward

September 7, 2020

We’ve been talking a lot about the issues that can come with increased computer use. Carpal tunnel syndrome, neck pain, and back pain are all becoming more common complaints. That’s because so many of us are working from home due to the coronavirus health crisis. Since we are going out less, we’re also relying on…

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome a Major Culprit for Hand and Wrist Pain

August 3, 2020

So many people working from home or staying in more, because of the ongoing issues with coronavirus. Tons of places are closed where we might go for summer fun, including amusement arts, bars and restaurants, and summer camps. Lots of events have moved online. All of this adds up to carpal tunnel syndrome being a…

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Stay hydrated during summer workouts

Staying Hydrated During Summer Workouts

July 6, 2020

After a relatively cool June, the summer heat has hit July with a vengeance. Summer workouts and being outdoors are great ways to stay fit and active. However, you have to be mindful about staying hydrated and avoiding heat-related injuries. In addition, good hydration will help keep your muscles from becoming strained or injured. Having…

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Get Outdoor Exercise and Stay Safe as Covid Restrictions Lift

June 1, 2020

As lockdown rules are easing around California, more and more people are looking to outdoor exercise. Being outdoors is a great way to give your mental health a boost, as well as to get your heart and lungs working. After staying at home for weeks on end, many people are craving a change of scene.…

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