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  1. May 24, 2017

    6 Ways to Keep Nurses on Their Feet

    According to a 2006 study published in MEDSURG Nursing, nurses walk an average of 4-5 miles during a 12-hour shift. If you’re a nurse and know exactly how often you’re on your feet, this comes as no surprise. While walking is a great form of exercise, being on your feet for 12 hours a day doesn’t have the same stress-relieving benefits as it would if you were doing a power walking workout. Rather, walking around for that long can lead to fatigue and make it harder for you to provide the best care possible to your patients.

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  2. May 22, 2017

    How to Avoid and Treat 5 of the Most Common Sports Injuries

    If you’re an athlete of any sort, you’ve probably run (no pun intended) into an injury or two along the way. No matter how small, injuries throw a curve ball into your training plans and make it difficult to run and play the sports you love. These include simple and common injuries like ankle sprains and shin splints, followed by more serious and complex injuries like Plantar Fasciitis, ACL tears, and tennis elbow. It isn’t always clear what these injuries actually are and how they can be prevented and treated. The infographic below explains what the top 5 sports injuries are, how they’re caused, and ways to prevent injuries like shin splints and plantar fasciitis.

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  3. April 27, 2017

    Powerstep® Introduces ProTech Light Orthotics®

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    Powerstep, a leading provider of prefabricated orthotics and insoles, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Light Orthotics, revolutionary technology for producing custom orthotics in just minutes by molding lightweight, light-curing composite material directly to a patient’s foot.  

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  4. March 31, 2017

    4 Ways to Prepare Your Kids for Track and Field

    Track and field is the #1 participatory sport for high school and junior high school students, and for good reason. It’s a great way to keep kids active year-round with both outdoor and indoor track and field, giving them plenty of exercise and keeping them healthy. But without proper equipment and conditioning, kids can end up with stress fractures and other foot and leg injuries that will keep them off the track indefinitely. So how can you make sure your kids have an incident-free track and field season? Here’s 4 ways to ensure they stay healthy and safe when running.

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  5. February 28, 2017

    Are You Ready to Head Back to School After Winter Break?

    The holidays are over, and it’s that time again – going back to school after winter break. It can be exhausting for teachers both mentally and physically, but there are ways to help you cope with the change from holiday mode to work mode. Here are some ideas to try out as you dive back into the school year.
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  6. February 28, 2017

    Winter Tips to Stay Warm From Head to Toe

    We salute those winter weather fans who rush out to greet the cold and snow with a smile. For the rest of us who can never seem to get warm from November to April, we’ve come up with some winter tips to stay warm so you can enjoy the colder season too! Try this advice to enjoy the winter this year.
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  7. February 28, 2017

    5 Ways to Jump Start Your New Year's Resolution

    The New Year will be here before you know it, and with it comes resolutions – to get in better shape, to start a running routine, to be more present with friends and family and countless other aspirations. New Year’s Resolutions can be a great way to start fresh with your goals, but don’t get overly wrapped up in the timing. Instead, focus on what you want to achieve and how to get there all year long. Here are some strategies we’ve found useful for how to make something a habit year-round.
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  8. February 28, 2017

    4 Strategies for Surviving Seasonal Jobs for Christmas

    If you’re looking for a holiday job to bring in a little extra cash this year, make sure you know what you’re getting into. Seasonal jobs for Christmas can be great, but they’re also challenging, as many industries, such as retail and postal work, really ramp up during November and December. Once you do find a holiday job, use these tips to take care of yourself and make the best of your role while you have it.

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  9. February 28, 2017

    Work Productivity Tips to Help You Crush Your Workday

    It’s easier than ever to get distracted at work and lose focus. There are coworker conversations and social media and food in the break room – whatever your particular office diversions may be. But it is possible to buckle down and do the work; you might just need some reminders of how to make this happen. Here are some handy work productivity tips to follow for really blowing through your to-do list and impressing your manager:
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  10. February 28, 2017

    6 Products That Make Life Easier for Less Than $50

    If you’re looking to make a quick but significant difference in your quality of life, you don’t have to spend a lot of money. There are quite a few products that make life easier and also won’t break the bank. We’ve put together a list of our favorites, so whether you’re looking for yourself or for good gift ideas under $50, here are our top suggestions.

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