For Those Quarantine Aches

WTF Is WFH Doing to My Back?

After over a year of working from home, our backs are in the worst shape they’ve ever been in.

4 Trapezius Stretches That Experts Recommend

Ease up tension in your neck, shoulders, and back with these trapezius stretches to maintain flexibility and range of motion.


7 Signs You’ve Pulled a Muscle in Your Neck

A pulled muscle in your neck can range from uncomfortable to really painful. Thankfully, it's relatively easy to treat—and rarely...


4 Hip Flexor Stretches That Relieve Pain and Tightness

If you spend most of your day sitting, use these expert-recommended hip flexor stretches to alleviate low back pain and...


4 Chest Stretches to Help Improve Posture and Reverse Slouching

Slouching all day has probably made your chest muscles tight—use these daily chest stretches to help loosen things up.

The Types of Stretching Fitness Experts Recommend—and One They Avoid

Stretching improves your mobility, flexibility, and range of motion. Learn the main types of stretching, plus how and when to...


What Causes Thumb Pain? 7 Reasons Your Thumb May Hurt

If you have thumb pain it can make everyday tasks difficult. Here are some causes and symptoms of thumb pain,...

Got Buttock Pain? Try These 3 Piriformis Stretches for Relief

Relieve buttock pain and stretch the piriformis muscle with these simple but effective piriformis stretches.


Got a Stiff Neck? Here Are 10 Home Remedies for Neck Pain

From stretches to workplace ergonomics to electrical stimulation (yep), these self-care tips should help you find sweet relief.


Can Constipation Really Cause Lower Back Pain?

Constipation can cause back pain, and if you already have low back pain, constipation can make it worse. Here's why...


Should You Use Ice or Heat for Back Pain? What Experts Say

Should you use ice or heat for lower back pain? Our experts weigh in, including the best ways to use...

6 Things That Can Cause Pain Between Your Shoulder Blades

Here's why you may feel pain between your shoulder blades—and how to find relief from the discomfort.


A Guide to Back Pain Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

Whether it's a slight twinge or major agony, back pain is a common and frustrating problem. Here's how to recognize...


5 Stretches for Upper Back Pain

Do these simple expert-approved stretches for upper back pain to help alleviate pent-up tension and increase mobility.


How Pain Management Specialists Can Help You Treat Chronic Pain

Here's what causes chronic pain and how pain specialists use medications and treatments to help manage symptoms.


I Tried a Theragun Massage Gun for Back Pain—Here’s My Review

A percussion massage gun can provide back pain relief and loosen tight muscles, but there are important things to keep...

5 Stretches and Exercises for Shoulder Pain

Exercises that prevent shoulder pain help safeguard the stability and mobility of this highly complex joint.


6 Helpful Products for Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain can be challenging to manage. Find relief with one of these useful expert-recommended products, from therapy balls...


Do Posture Correctors Work?

Working from home with an incorrect ergonomic desk setup can lead to bad posture, but posture correctors may help. Here's...


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10 Stretches That Can Help Strengthen Your Back

Prevent a back injury and keep your back muscles flexible by adding these exercises into your stretching routine.


What Working from Home Does to Your Body

Working from home can lead to body aches and pains from poor posture and prolonged computer use. Here's some expert...


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3 Stretches That Are Good For Your Heart

New research has shown stretching can improve your cardiovascular health.



4 Expert Tips You Need to Know to Stretch Properly

Here's how to deepen your stretches and improve your flexibility and posture

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What Is Dead Butt Syndrome? 6 Workout Moves That Help This Painful Condition

An exercise physiologist shares the best workouts to help "dead butt syndrome"—a painful condition, also known as  gluteus medius tendinopathy,...


3 Essential Support and Mobility Moves for Your Back

All you need is a set of dumbbells and a little motivation to do these mobility moves to strengthen and...


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3 Simple Desk Stretches You Should Be Doing While Working From Home

If you're working from home amid the Covid-19 pandemic, you might find these posture-enhancing desk stretches helpful.


What Happens to Your Body When You Crack Your Back

The occasional "crack" of your back is fine, but doing it all the time, on purpose, may not be such...


11 Signs Your Upper Back Pain Is Serious Trouble

Backaches can be an annoyance—or they can sideline you for days. Here's how to sort out if your upper back...