Even 'Proper' Technique Exposes Nurses' Spines To Dangerous Forces
Scientists say nurses like Sunny Vespico are prime examples of what nursing schools and hospitals are doing wrong: They keep teaching nursing employees how to lift and move patients in ways that could inadvertently result in career-ending back injuries.
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Remedies for Rheumatoid Arthritis Flare-Ups
Overview: Although research into medications to treat RA is ongoing, there is no cure for rheumatoid arthritis (RA). However, the good news is that a healthy diet, the right amount of rest, and regular exercise can go a long way toward improving quality of life. Over-the-counter medications and complementary treatments...
Massage Therapy Styles and Health Benefits
...According to a 2007 American Massage Therapy Association survey, almost a quarter of all adult Americans had at least one massage in the previous year. And, they have a wide range of reasons for doing so. More and more people -- especially baby boomers -- recognize the health benefits of massage...