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Care for Your Mind and Body

Manage your stress, sleep well and eat better with guidance from our experts. A healthier lifestyle is within reach.

 

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How Much Do You Know about Stretching?

Does stretching prevent sports injuries? Can stretching make you taller? Take our quiz to test your knowledge.

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Babywearing Is Healthy, If Done the Right Way

Find out why babywearing is good for babies — and parents.

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Advice on Custom Orthotics from Non-Surgical Foot Specialists

Prescription orthotics can help ease pressure and stress on the foot and improve your ability to walk or play sports you love.

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Ice or Heat: What’s Best for Your Pain?

Sports medicine expert David Wang shares guidelines to help you figure out which to use when.

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How Much Do You Know About Bone Health?

Take our quiz to test your knowledge of bone health.

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8 Stretches You Can Do on the Couch

Try these seated stretches to get your blood flowing again and work out the kinks from too much couch time.

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Slipped on the Ice? How to Know If Your Injury Is Serious

Learn about treating your winter injuries, and whether they require a visit or urgent care – or the emergency room.

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10 Stretches to Do Before Bed to Improve Your Sleep

Having trouble sleeping lately? Incorporate these stretches into your nighttime routine to help you fall asleep more quickly.

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Why Vitamin D Is Important and How to Know If You Need More

Learn why vitamin D is important from HSS bone health expert Marci Goolsby.

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10 Ways to Boost Your Energy During the Winter

Don’t let dark, cold days bring you down. Try these tips to put a little more pep in your step.

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PT or OT? Choosing the Best Therapy for Hand Disorders

Learn how hand therapy is critical to recovery and regaining function after injury.

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4 Back-Friendly Tips for Shoveling Snow

Body mechanics expert Jon Cinkay shares four tips to help you dig out – without throwing out your back.

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5 Things You Should Know about Sleep and Low Back Pain

HSS spine specialist Dr. Robert Griffin provides advice on how to sleep when you have lower back pain, including sleep position, pillows, and mattresses.

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10 Tips for Managing Arthritis from Home

There are lots of ways to find relief from joint pain. Here are some ways to get started.

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The Dos and Don'ts of Caring for Your Feet

Our experts provide guidance on shoe selection, stretches and more.

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8 Tips for Balancing Arthritis Pain with Household Chores

Get through your chores while keeping your arthritis in check with this expert advice.

Looking to improve your flexibility? Learn the basics from our experts.

Chair yoga can be a great way to loosen up your back during a busy workday.

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Resources for Families with Young Children

Find activities to help young children stay active and engaged.

Discover which foods can give your immune system a helping hand.

Discover ways to keep up your practice using props from around your home to prevent injury.

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