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Public health experts have recognized for many years that excessively heavy backpacks can cause back and neck pain in children.  These tips can help: • Make sure your child’s backpack weighs no more than 5-10% of their body weight • Your Backpack should never hang more than 4 inches below your child’s waistline • Purchase Backpacks...
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Sadly, summer has a few weeks to go. Before we know it, the kids will be heading back to school and those seemingly carefree summer days will be over.  But don’t let the end of summer give you the blues. Here a few ways to make the fun of summer last longer   LOOK FORWARD: Fall...
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Summer is in full swing, and Minnesota summers bring a new set of needs to keep our bodies healthy and active. Here are a few tips to get you through the summer. Protect Your Skin: • The sun’s UV rays are strongest from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunburn slows the skin’s ability to cool...
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Does Joint Pain stop you from enjoying all the fun summer activities? Don’t let pain keep you cooped up inside this summer, we’ve got 5 suggestions for some fun summer activities that will allow you to take back your summer! GO SWIMMING: Can you think of anything better than a dip in the pool on...
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  1. Cross Training is King   In today’s competitive sports arena, kids are worked harder and younger than ever before. Being a top athlete requires repetitive motion in multiple practices a week. No matter what sport you participate in, there will be extra stress and strain when perfecting certain moves. That is where cross...
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Spring has sprung and that means it’s time to for spring and summer sports programs. Sports are beneficial to kids of all ages! TOP 10 Reasons to Participate in Youth Sports: Physical Development Aids in Weight Control Improves Endurance Builds Character Boosts Self-esteem Strengthens Perseverance Develops Team Work Skills Promotes Healthy Competition Provides Guidance Teaches...
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Great athletes have fine tuned their muscles and movements, but also their five senses are usually better than average. Some ways that athletes have honed in on utilizing their senses to improve their performance include: Vision – They can track rapid movements of player, balls, or terrain with ease. Hearing – They can hear an...
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It is remarkable to consider how many different types of pain relievers there are for headaches. Not just the corner drug stores but also supermarkets, convenience stores, and gas stations keep an abundant supply. Aspirin, acetaminophen, and ibuprofen, is consumed daily in America by the truckloads. Have you ever thought about how we approach a...
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The hardest patients a doctor has to deal with: Ever wonder who your doctor has a tough time dealing with? – It is not the extreme back pain so bad the patient is crawling into the office. – It is certainly is not the overweight, out of shape patient that has multiple issues. – It...
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