Physical Activity

Physical, Psychosocial Activity May Be Protective Against Development of Chronic Pain in Older Adults

Physical, Psychosocial Activity May Be Protective Against Development of Chronic Pain in Older Adults

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Weekly vigorous activity and cultural engagement may protect against the development of chronic pain in older adults.

Migraine Burden May Be Reduced With Physical Activity

Migraine Burden May Be Reduced With Physical Activity

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Recent research has found that exercise reduced the burden of migraine and the ability to engage in physical activity by reducing the effect of tension-type headache and neck pain.

Impact of Physical Activity on Migraine in Overweight, Obese Women

Impact of Physical Activity on Migraine in Overweight, Obese Women

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A large variability in the impact of physical activity on pain during acute migraine attacks was found in women who were overweight and obese.

Becoming a Better Physician: Make Time for Exercise

Becoming a Better Physician: Make Time for Exercise

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Setting aside time for exercise can make you a better physician by increasing your confidence to counsel patients and your perceived success to do so.

Guided Approach to Exercise May Reduce Fatigue in Chronic Fatigue Patients

Guided Approach to Exercise May Reduce Fatigue in Chronic Fatigue Patients

An expert-guided, self-help exercise program may help patients with chronic fatigue syndrome.

Online Cognitive Behavioral Pain Management Course May Benefit Fibromyalgia

Online Cognitive Behavioral Pain Management Course May Benefit Fibromyalgia

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This is especially important given that patients with fibromyalgia have difficulty attending treatment sessions in person.

CDC Report on Arthritis

CDC Report on Arthritis

One in four adults in America report an arthritis diagnosis, with the number of individuals disabled by the disease up 20% since 2002, according to a report from the CDC.

Physical Activity as a Pain Modulator?

Physical Activity as a Pain Modulator?

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Differences in levels of physical activity intensity in older adults correspond to differences in pain modulation.

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