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LED “Head Harness” Provides Breakthrough for Concussions!

There continues to be a rising concern about concussion, not only in the NFL but also among children’s and adolescents’ sports. High school athletes’ concussion rates have risen 200% in the past decade.  Here are some interesting and alarming sports concussion statistics: 3,800,000 concussions reported in 2012, double what was reported in 2002 33% of all […]

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BrainTap Helps Break the Yo-Yo Diet Cycle

By some estimates, more than 80 percent of people who lose weight, regain all of it back in about two years, with many packing on even more pounds. Researchers at the University of California at Los Angeles, analyzed 31 long-term diet studies and found that about two-thirds of dieters regained more weight within four or […]

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Is City Life throwing off your balance?

Do you ever have a chance to get out in nature?  Or are you stuck in a city life that has you in a continual rat race?  Do you ever see trees, grass and lakes or just concrete and tall buildings? Check out this article and ask yourself if our BrainTap experience at Living Well […]

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Would You Like to Defeat Neuropathy

If you are suffering with neuropathy and frustrated because the treatments you’ve tried haven’t worked, you’re not alone. There are millions of people around the world like you that have failed to find help. Do you continue to suffer from these neuropathy symptoms? Burning in your hands and/or feet Pins and needles or prickling pain […]

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General Causes of Back Pain #10

Weather can be another source of back pain for some.  Many people are not aware of the effects that weather has on their bodies.  Cold weather, in particular, can aggravate a back problem since the muscles tend to constrict in cold weather.  Drafts and dampness can also be detrimental to a bad back.  Be sure […]

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General Causes of Back Pain #9

Restrictive clothing and high heels can contribute to many back problems.  Any clothing that restricts or inhibits you from moving freely should be avoided.  For example, rigid leather belts can contribute to back problems.  If you wear one regularly and have a back problem, experiment with wearing a cloth or an elastic belt for a month […]

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General Causes of Back Pain #8

A significant number of back problems arise from sudden forces applied to a flexed, bent-over spine.  This can occur with apparently simple forces, such as coughing or sneezing while reaching for or lifting heavy objects.   If the force is great enough, a disc could rupture and exert pressure on the nerves where they exit […]

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General Causes of Back Pain #7

Improper Lifting is a major cause of back pain.  We all know that we should bend our knees and let the knees and glutes do most of the work, but do we really think about this when we go to pick up something heavy? Usually not, unless we have already strained our back doing this […]

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General Causes of Back Pain #6

Prolonged, strenuous or unaccustomed exercise can strain the back muscles.  This strain can lead to soreness and tightness.   For example, most of us have made a New Year’s resolution at the beginning of January to become more fit.  We go back to the gym after a long period of little or no exercise for months, […]

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