Category Archive for: ‘Back Pack’

Sleep On It: Waking Up with Pain, Stiffness Can Mean Your Mattress Is Old

July 22, 2009El Paso Times -McClatchy-Tribune Information ServiceTMC News Couples may spend hours selecting furniture for their new home. And many women take their time choosing the perfect paint color and drapes for their bedrooms. But how many people give the same amount of consideration in choosing a mattress? Considering how much time people spend on it daily — at …

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Pain-free Snow Removal Begins With The Shovel

Expert offers tipson the righttools, techniques12/19/08By Beth BottsMcCLATCHY NEWSPAPERS If the first snows of winter have left you aching and sore, you might want to brush up on your snow-shoveling tools and technique. Michael Lambert, who grew up in the suburbs of Minneapolis, Minn., knows about snow. Now he’s the operations manager of Lowe’s in the Brickyard shopping center in …

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Majority of College Students Report Backpack-Related Pain

Shoulders, neck and back most affected, but group says smart loading could cut stressPosted September 12, 2008 FRIDAY, Sept. 12 (HealthDay News) — About 85 percent of American university students report backpack-related pain and discomfort, says a Boston University study. Discomfort was most common in the shoulders, lower back, upper middle back and neck. The findings may point to an …

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Health Tip: Beating Backpack Pain

Wear it the right wayU.S. News & World Report, August 13, 2008 (HealthDay News) — Backpacks can cause back pain and injury if they are too heavy or don’t offer enough support. Keep these guidelines in mind when choosing and wearing a backpack, courtesy of the National Safety Council: * Always wear both straps, so that the weight is distributed …

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