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Ways to reduce pain (on your feet and back) during the Holiday season

The Holiday season is upon us, and you may find yourself pounding the pavement running from store to store or standing in a line to make a purchase. All of this standing and waiting in line can cause discomfort on your feet or back pain to act up. Here, NEBH Podiatrist Ken Leavitt, DPM, offers some tips on how to make your feet more comfortable, while NEBH physiatrist Kevin Bernard, MD, suggests some ways to keep your back feeling good during the Holidays.

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Avoiding Bleacher Back: Tips for Sports Fans

Whether you are a super fan of a professional sports team, or the number one fan of your child or grandchild, traveling to games and sitting through the sometimes long duration sporting events can be a challenge if you suffer from back pain. NEBH physical therapists offer the following advice for any fan with plans to cheer on their favorite team.

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Keeping Up With Exercise During the Holidays

The holidays can be a busy and stressful time. Starting with Thanksgiving through New Year’s, you may find yourself moving from one obligation to the next. From going to work parties, fitting in holiday shopping and attending social gatherings, it might be a challenge to stay active and exercise during the season. To help you stick to your fitness routine during this festive time here are a few tips from NEBH Athletic Trainer Bryan Truscott:

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Six Tips for Cooking with Arthritis

The holiday season is almost upon us, and for many of us that means a lot of time in the kitchen cooking, baking and preparing festive meals. For the millions of Americans who suffer from arthritis, these tasks can be difficult. NEBH rheumatologist Monica Piecyk, MD offers the following tips on ways to make your holiday cooking preparations easier.

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Rowing: Mixing Tradition and Trend

Rowing is becoming a popular way to exercise in the United States, and every October, Boston welcomes some of the world’s best crew teams for the Head of the Charles Regatta. Although at first glance rowing may seem like a strictly upper body workout, it is actually one of the most efficient exercises out there. You don’t have to join a crew team or even go near the water to get the health benefits of rowing, as you can find rowing machines, also commonly known as ‘ergs,’ at most local gyms.  

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