Your Best Bet for Managing Chronic Pain May Be a Well-Coordinated Strategy (by Jessica Migala, AARP)

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Your Best Bet for Managing Chronic Pain May Be a Well-Coordinated Strategy (by Jessica Migala, AARP)

Chances are, right now, you’re in some sort of pain.

Maybe your back aches, or arthritis is hurting your hands or knee pain is hobbling your walk. Maybe you’re dealing with something even more intense — lingering, life-altering pain from diabetes or cancer.

These are all forms of chronic pain, a type that persists longer than three to six months and rears its ugly head most every day. Chronic pain strikes in many ways — musculoskeletal pain from gout or lingering injuries, inflammatory pain from autoimmune disorders, ­neuropathic pain from impinged or degenerative nerves, even pain that’s linked to psychological issues. And it hits older adults especially

How can strength training build healthier bodies as we age? (by NIH, National Institute on Aging)

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How can strength training build healthier bodies as we age? (by NIH, National Institute on Aging)
How strength training can build healthier bodies as we age. (by NIH, National Institute on Aging)

Why Balance Matters as You Level Up in Life (by Jessica Hegg at ViveHealth)

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Why Balance Matters as You Level Up in Life (by Jessica Hegg at ViveHealth)

We all know that staying active and keeping your body moving is crucial to aging well, but there’s an important piece of the puzzle that many people forget. Balance training for seniors is just as important to older adults as muscle strength and cardiovascular health, and can have a drastic impact on your levels of mobility. Learn more about the importance of balance below, what benefits boosted balance can offer, and a few ways to improve yours. Why is Balance Such an Issue for Seniors? A fall is never good news, though seniors have good reason to take extra care....

Enhancing Pain Management Techniques with Advanced Technology (by Julia Merrill)

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Enhancing Pain Management Techniques with Advanced Technology (by Julia Merrill)

Enhancing Pain Management Techniques with Advanced Technology Pain management has undergone a radical transformation over the years, shifting from basic pharmacological treatments to sophisticated, technology-driven solutions. These advancements not only offer new hope to those suffering from chronic and acute pain but also mark a significant step towards personalized medicine. By integrating cutting-edge technologies such as shockwave therapy, robotics, and nanotechnology, healthcare professionals are now able to offer more precise, effective, and less invasive pain relief options. The Journey of Pain Management Innovation Technological advancements have revolutionized pain management, providing more enduring and precise treatments that go beyond temporary relief....

Fit Together: The Benefits Of Having A Workout Partner (by Jessica Hegg VIVE Health)

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Fit Together: The Benefits Of Having A Workout Partner (by Jessica Hegg VIVE Health)

These days, there are plenty of new types of equipment and classes you can try to mix up your regular workout routine. However, one of the most beneficial additions to your daily fitness doesn’t cost anything at all. The benefits of having a workout partner can help you boost your motivation to move. Learn why and how to find the right one, here. Why Prioritize Your Physical Fitness Of course, exercise is an important part of any adult’s life, though this is especially true for seniors. There’s a common misconception that people slow down when they age, gradually losing mobility...

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