Improving Your Posture in Lower Back Pain

The spine has three natural curves. The cervical curve is the inward curve at the neck. The thoracic curve is an outward curve in the upper back, by the shoulder blades. The lumbar curve is an inward curve near the …

The Prostate: What is It?

The prostate is a small gland in the male reproductive system that creates a fluid that protects and enriches semen. It is located just below the bladder. This doughnut shaped gland surrounds the beginning of the urethra (the “tube” inside …

Common Basketball Injuries: Overuse

Basketball is one of the most popular sports played today. Because it is not a contact sport in the traditional sense, as football is, it is easy to underestimate its potential for injury. But because of basketball’s repetitive nature – …

Managing the Pain of Insulin Injections

Injections of insulin, the hormone that helps the body convert glucose to energy, play an extremely important role in the regulation and treatment of diabetes, especially Type 1. In spite of this, many people do not take their advised insulin …