Back pain complaints are often met with instruction to build up your core strength, and indeed this is important for better stability and protection for your back. But building core strength helps in another important way — it activates areas of the brain that can enhance stability, reduce pain, and naturally improve posture. When many…

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Awareness has increased about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and the destructive and far-reaching consequences it can have on a person’s life. However, it’s helpful to distinguish between PTSD and complex PTSD (CPTSD), which the World Health Organization recently formally recognized. CPTSD largely affects victims of childhood abuse. Official recognition opens the doors for more research…

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When we think of concussions and brain injuries we tend to associate those with men — after all, they’re the ones playing football and predominantly in combat…but recent studies show both female athletes and women in general suffer a higher rate of concussions than men. Female brain injuries also tend to be more severe and…

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