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Pain Management Resource Blog

Are You Lifting Correctly?

Posted by MAPS Education Team on Apr 20, 2015

Spring is here! Spring is a great time to get outside and enjoy the fresh air. For many of us, there are spring projects that need to be completed. Whether you are planting your garden or cleaning out your garage, it is important to make sure you are lifting and moving objects correctly.

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Topics: Back Pain,, Chronic Pain, Cleaning, Acute Pain, Lifting

Ideal Warm Weather Activities For Those With Back and Neck Pain – Part One

Posted by MAPS Education Team on Apr 15, 2015

Have you come down with a case of cabin fever? It’s that time of year when temperatures start rising in the Midwest and most are ready to enjoy some fun, warm-weather activities. If you are experiencing a back or neck condition, it’s likely that you know the effects weather can have on your pain symptoms. For some, weather causes increased pain, and for others it brings relief. The great thing about warmer months is that they bring the increased opportunity to take part in low-impact, outdoor physical activities.

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Topics: Chronic Pain, Physical Activity, Acute Pain, Exercise