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Date: November 6, 2019 | Time: 12:00pm | Posted By: Rasmussen Wellness - We've Got Your Back

What Happens to My Body During a Car Accident?Bottom Line:Your body wasn't designed to deal with the forces that occur in a car accident. Even though modern cars have an array of safety features, the damage from an accident can range from small aches to life-changing injuries. The force that both your vehicle and body absorb while driving along the road is known as kinetic energy. Your vehicle has been carefully built to displace the (kinetic) energy that occurs during.... <view entire article>

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Date: October 28, 2019 | Time: 11:30am | Posted By: Rasmussen Wellness - We've Got Your Back

The Low Back: Your Foundational Core Bottom Line:Your core is made up of the groups of muscles that provide stability in the abdominal and lower back regions. It includes your abs and the deep muscles that surround and support your spine. These muscles also coordinate the movement of your arms, legs, and spine. Ideally, your core and low back work together in a balance of strength and flexibility. A lack of flexibility or strength in your core can contribute to.... <view entire article>

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Date: October 21, 2019 | Time: 11:30am | Posted By: Rasmussen Wellness - We've Got Your Back

Fixing Low Back Pain Bottom Line:Restrictions and limited mobility of your lower back may be causing your pain. If your low back doesn't have a full range of motion, then you are setting it up for future injuries. Bending forward and back (flexion/extension), side bending (lateral bend), and turning side to side (rotation) are the three movements that make up a full range of motion. You have to use it, or you'll lose it. Neglecting your lower back and not.... <view entire article>

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Date: October 14, 2019 | Time: 11:30am | Posted By: Rasmussen Wellness - We've Got Your Back

The Top Causes of Low Back PainBottom Line:It's been estimated that over 90% of us will deal with low back pain at some point in our life. So, you may be wondering why. What causes most of us to deal with lower back pain? How we move our body, previous injuries, and the habits we do (or don't do) each day can play a huge role in either increasing or decreasing your risk of an aching back.Why it Matters:Low back.... <view entire article>

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Date: October 7, 2019 | Time: 11:30am | Posted By: Rasmussen Wellness - We've Got Your Back

What is Sciatica?Bottom Line: Nearly everyone will have back pain at some point in their life, but with sciatica, you'll know something is different right away. Pain that begins in your back travels down to your buttocks, and shoots down your leg is a classic sign of sciatica. The shooting pain down your leg is caused by compression on one of the nerves exiting your spine. Even a small amount of pressure can cause a tremendous amount of pain, so.... <view entire article>

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Date: September 23, 2019 | Time: 10:00am | Posted By: Rasmussen Wellness - We've Got Your Back

Natural Nutrition: Do Supplements Help You Live a Better Life?Bottom Line:Supplements are everywhere. Vitamins, minerals, bone broths, and protein powders are no longer only available at the health food store, you can find them nearly everywhere you shop. For those of us with diet's that aren't exactly pitch-perfect, dietary supplements can provide an additional way to gain the essential daily nutrients. Not only are supplements a way to get what you're missing from your regular diet, but they may.... <view entire article>

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Date: September 16, 2019 | Time: 10:00am | Posted By: Rasmussen Wellness - We've Got Your Back

Exercise is the Best MedicineBottom Line:We've all heard about how exercise if good for you. But did you know how powerful that statement really is? Nearly every major risk factor for chronic disease can be lower with as little as 15 minutes of moderate exercise per day. As you age, the cells in your body can become damaged, your metabolism slows down, and you lose muscle strength. Daily exercise has been shown to actually slow down the typical aging.... <view entire article>

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