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ISSUE: AUGUST 2019

YOU CAN OVERCOME BACK PAIN

Physical Therapy Association covers each of these, but the following are leading causes: • Spinal and core muscle weaknesses • Bad posture • Spinal muscle and tissue damage • Improper lifting form • Limitedhip,spineandthighmuscle flexibility • Bad abdominal, pelvic and back muscle coordination Unfortunately, a lot of people don’t seek treatment when back pain arises. Before they

Backpaincanhinderyourday-to-dayactivities. Left untreated, it can even lead to long-term joint, spine and nerve damage. As one of the most common physical complaints, over 80 percent of the U.S. population will suffer from it at some point in their lifetime. The pain itselfcanhinderyourability toreach, lean, kneel, lift or bend. It can also hinder your time spentwith friendsand family.Directpainaside, minor aches and cramps associated with a back pain problem can make you irritable— ruining your good time. What Causes Back Pain? A few things cause back pain. The American

know it, they have a big problem. They might assume nothing—except for medication—can solve their back pain problem. Medication might mask the pain, but it won’t cure the

problem’s root cause. Back Pain Solutions

You’re in luck: Back pain can be cured! The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke covers a number of back pain remedies. These include the use of strength exercise, physical therapy and medication.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO OUR STAFF! Nora Molloy, Aug 5 Mark Andersen-Nissen, Aug 22

Mabel Nesmith of Littleton celebrated her 110th birthday with her favorite pastime: dancing with her family and friends. “I never

thought I’d live to 110, but here I am! And healthy as could be!” Her secret at 110? ““It’s a simple answer: Live to the fullest, every day.” Photo & Story Courtesy: The Denver Post

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