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Costochondritis - a pain in the chest

Costochondritis – a pain in the chest

Costochondritis – a pain in the chest! What is costochondritis? It is painful inflammation in the cartilage that connects the ribs to the breastbone (sternum). This connection point is called the costosternal junction and those sections of cartilage are called the costochondral joints. They are strong and rigid to help the ribcage protect organs such […]

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Benefits of swimming for your spine!

Benefits of swimming for your spine! Swimming is a unique form of exercise because it frees you from the constraints that gravity usually imposes. This is a huge advantage for people who are overweight, pregnant, arthritic, or suffering from other health conditions that make load bearing activities particularly painful and unpleasant. Swimming doesn’t put undue […]