All Posts Tagged: #jointpain

causes of hip pain in women

The Top Four Causes of Hip Pain in Women

When women visit their physicians about hip pain, there are a number of factors that the doctor will take into consideration to help determine the problem. The first thing that needs to be established is whether it’s actually the hip causing pain, as women can have a number of conditions, including their monthly cycles, that can cause pain in the upper thigh, upper buttock, or low back that can mimic joint pain.

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4 Ways to Become Mentally Tougher

It’s the 2011 NBA Finals. The Dallas Mavericks, led by Dirk Nowitzki, are down 2-1 in their best-of-seven series against the Miami Heat. Midway through the fourth quarter, things look even worse for the Mavericks: they’re down 9 points, and it appears likely that they will soon be in a 3-1 hole.

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How to Know If Your Pain Is Telling You to Stop or Go

Movement may exacerbate your aching muscles and joints; nonetheless, exercise is an excellent way to treat chronic pain. Simply put, working out is helpful because it allows your body to maintain strong fitness, lowering pain by improving the body’s functionality. Plus, regular activity helps in the prevention of mood disorders and obesity – both of which can develop in patients with chronic pain conditions.

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