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The Secondary Health Crisis of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our world and will be the biggest health crisis that most of us will ever see. It has changed the way all of healthcare will deal with viruses for the rest of time. We are all taking huge precautions to slow the spread of the virus and “flatten the curve”. Wearing masks, staying home from work and school, missing sports and activities, and avoiding everyone that does not live in your house (just to name a few) are the least we can do to stay healthy ourselves and to help those on the frontline to be able to help those who are sick. Currently, I have no idea how this will affect everyday life going forward. Will we all continue wearing masks? Stay away fr

"What Do I Do When Quarantine Gets Painful?"

By: David Stedjan, PT, MPT, OCS Since being quarantined at home and being off their normal routines, people are noticing more Neck, Back and Knee pain because they are either sitting more or DOING more. Those who have been sitting more have been complaining about back and neck pain and stiffness, which has caused more tension and tenderness in the shoulders and neck, as well as the low back into the hips and down to the knees. On the flip side, people who are doing more are noticing NEW aches and pains (or increased pain in old injuries) in their knee muscles and joints—and are wondering if this is something to be concerned about or if it’s “normal”. For some of you, the aches and pains are

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