Daily Archives December 19, 2014

Three Common Causes of Lower Back Pain

How can low back pain affect me

One of the most common medical problems plaguing the United States is back pain. It is the number one cause of missed work, and there are more than 26 million people affected by lower back pain in America each year. There are both surgical and nonsurgical treatment options, as well as other methods of dealing with and preventing back pain, but part of avoiding it and the side effects of lower back pain is to know what causes it.

1. Injury and Trauma
One of the most common causes of lower back pain is injury or trauma. This can oc

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The Top Three Benefits of Couples Therapy

Panic attacks

We all know that one seemingly perfect — and annoying — couple who proudly claim that they never fight, and constantly call each gag-worthy, cutesy pet names while everyone rolls their eyes in unison.

It turns there’s a good chance couples like that, who claim they never argue, may not be as happy as you think and may be lacking communication in their relationship. In fact, “fighting” or at least having disagreements is healthy. Having effective conflict resolution skills is essential to facilitating open communication, which is critical to maintaining a healthy relationship. Unfortunately, many couples lack the conflict resolution necessary to express their opinions in constructive, not destructive, ways.

Couples therapy is an excellent way to learn effective conflict resolution skills as well addr

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Three New Year’s Resolutions You Can Accomplish by Joining a Racquet Club

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Every New Year, millions of people make their resolutions to change their lifestyles. This can include anything from healthier eating and more exercise to learning a new sport or finding ways to de-stress. If these are your goals this year, you have a way of accomplishing all of them at once if you join a racquet and tennis and club.

Whether you’re looking to shed some winter weight or you’re in need of a new health club membership, here are three reasons you may want to consider joining a tennis club this new year:

    1. Keep active during the cold months. Cold weather tends to drive people indoors, and as a result, they may have to abandon their warm weather fitness routines. If you are someone who prefers to workout in the outdoors, for instance, then you may need an

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