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Back Injury

What Getting Closer To Death Has Taught Me About Life

Erica Jagger | Posted 02.02.2015 | Fifty
Erica Jagger

Before I turned 50, I thought death happened to other people. I knew I was supposed to die someday, but the prospect seemed more conceptual than a reality.

When Is Stretching Not a Good Idea for Back Pain?

Dr. Joseph Horrigan | Posted 06.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Horrigan

Most patients who develop low back pain have a vague memory that stretching is helpful for the low back and try to fix the problem by doing stretches that target that area, but sometimes, stretching can exasperate the injury and cause even more pain.

When In Doubt, Don't Move It

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 05.23.2012 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

I've been lying on the floor now for six days. From this angle, I can see clumps of dust under the end table, a stray sock under the sofa and a nest of what might be silverfish under the baseboard.