Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a condition in which the median nerve is compressed as it travels through the wrist at the carpal tunnel and causes pain, numbness and tingling in the hand which is supplied by the median nerve. This nerve innervates the first three digits as well as the radial side or half of the ring finger or 4th digit. Women are three times more likely than men to develop carpal tunnel syndrome. This may be due to ...

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Motor Vehicle Collision Facts

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CRASH FACTS:

MOST INJURIES OCCUR AT CRASH SPEEDS BELOW 12 MPH.
MOST CARS WITHSTAND 8-12 MPH IMPACTS WITHOUT STRUCTURAL DAMAGE.
MORE THAN HALF OF ALL LOSRIC INJURIES OCCUR WITHOUT VEHICLE DAMAGE.
THERE IS NO CORRELATION BETWEEN VEHICLE DAMAGE AND OUTCOME.
THE PEAK ACCELERATION OF THE HEAD IS MUCH GREATER THAN THE PEAK ACCELERATION OF THE VEHICLE.
AT 5 MPH MVA CRASHES TYPICALLY PRODUCE ABOUT 10-12 G OF ACCELERATION OF THE OCCUPANT’S HEAD.
18% OF INJURIES OCCUR UNDER 6 MPH
22% OF ...

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Burlington County Animal Shelter 2015 Holiday Donation Drive

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ORIGINAL FRONT PAGE POST :

Announcing ABNC’s Holiday Donation Drive

Our goal is to make the holiday season a little bit more comfy for the dogs and cats that don’t have a forever home for the holidays. If you have something to donate, please drop it off at our office.

The shelter is in desperate need of the following items:

  • Dog & Cat Food
  • Kitten Food/Formula & bottles
  • Old newspaper
  • Kuranda Medium Dog Beds
  • Toys (please no stuffed toys)
  • Dog & Cat treats
  • Ceramic pet food dishes
  • White rice
  • Socks (old & new)
  • Cat ...
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Two Videos & A Great Review

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Review: Alignmed Posture Shirt 2.0

“I’m breaking my rule of not purchasing any clothing so pretentious as to put 2.0 in its title. But my posture is so poor – my second-grade teacher was the first to point this out – that the uni-sex shirt might be a big help. It’s geared toward travelers who are known to slump along hefting bags and slouch in airline seats. It’s elastic material, with “tension panels” near the spine, is purported to “increase stamina ...

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‘Posture Guru’ Shares Her Tips

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By BECKY WORLEY
June 22, 2015 1:23 PM
Good Morning America (link to article)

Back pain is an epidemic. It could be caused by our more sedentary lifestyle, a few extra pounds around the middle or looking at the phone for hours each day. But Silicon Valley posture guru Esther Gokhale says in non-industrial cultures, back pain is practically non-existent. Why?

She thinks is because our spines have recently changed ...

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9 ways in which prolonged sitting can harm us

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People with desk jobs need to be on their feet for a minimum of two hours daily during working hours and this should eventually be increased to up to 4 hours, says the first-ever UK guidance designed to curb the health risks of too much cumulative sitting time. The guidelines call for use of adjustable sit-stand desks, avoidance of prolonged static standing (which may be as harmful as prolonged sitting) and altering posture/light walking to alleviate possible musculoskeletal pain and ...

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