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Bike _Month

Preventing Common Orthopedic Issues While Cycling

May is National Month Bike Month and spring is a perfect opportunity to cycle for fitness, leisure or as a method of transportation. Although cycling has many health benefits including improved cardiovascular fitness, increased muscle strength and flexibility, and decreased stress levels, is not without risk of pain or injury. Eugenio Martinez, MD, physiatrist at NEBH offers the following advice to decrease this risk.

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Swimming _blog

Staying Active with Arthritis

Arthritis is a painful condition that causes inflammation and stiffness of the joints. Exercise has a number of health benefits for those living with arthritis, including decreased pain and fatigue, increased strength and flexibility, and improved ability to manage symptoms or prevent injury. Learn a few low impact exercises that can produce great results.

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Osteo _web

Tips for Strong and Healthy Bones

Osteoporosis is a disease of progressive bone loss, and can lead to an increased risk in fractures, most commonly compression fractures of the spine. In honor of Osteoporosis Awareness Month, Dr. Monica Piecyk, rheumatologist at NEBH, offers the following advice on keeping your bones strong and healthy.

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Baseball _Blog

Health Tips for Red Sox Fans

After a long and grueling winter, one sure sign of spring is Red Sox opening day. If you are headed to a game this season, there are a few things you can do to make the trip to Fenway a healthy one.

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