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If You Suffer from Back Pain, You Need to Know About This Secret Tool the Pros Use

By Sarah Stockett | September 22, 2019

It’s possible you have a professional pain relief tool at your home. Here’s everything you need to know so you can use a tennis ball for back pain.

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The Complete Guide to Do-It-Yourself Sciatica Hip Pain Relief

By Sarah Stockett | September 2, 2019

Sciatica hip pain is debilitating. Without warning, a sharp zing of pain shoots down your leg and drops you to the ground. Here’s how to fix this yourself.

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How to Get Your Body Ready to Resume Exercise After Umbilical Hernia Surgery

By Sarah Stockett | June 12, 2019

You are cleared to exercise after umbilical hernia surgery. First, you need to rebuild your core strength. Use these 5 easy, core-strengthening exercises.

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If You’re Thinking of Having Umbilical Hernia Repair with Mesh, Read This First!

By Sarah Stockett | May 24, 2019

I was hesitant to have umbilical hernia repair with mesh. Was mesh really necessary? Would surgery help me get rid of my pain? I had so many questions.

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What You Need to Know About Surviving the Days Right After Umbilical Hernia Surgery

By Sarah Stockett | May 23, 2019

After my umbilical hernia repair, I felt ill prepared. Here’s 3 do’s and don’ts after umbilical hernia surgery so you can have the best recovery possible.

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After Your Broken Neck Heals, Practice These 7 Essential Exercises for Fractured Vertebrae Recovery

By Sarah Stockett | May 12, 2019

If you’ve been released from your cervical collar and are ready to get your neck back to normal, try these seven exercises for fractured vertebrae recovery.

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Are You Unsure About Whether to Have Umbilical Hernia Repair Surgery? Here’s Why I Had Mine Fixed.

By Sarah Stockett | May 6, 2019

June 2016, I had umbilical hernia repair surgery. At first, I was unsure of whether this was the right choice. Now, I know for sure it was.

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Tips for Wearing a Cervical Collar: 10 Things to Avoid

By Sarah Stockett | April 19, 2019

To better prepare you for life with a neck brace, here are tips for wearing your cervical collar. Specifically, there are 10 things you should avoid.

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My Cervical Spine Fracture–How I Broke My Neck While Playing in the Backyard with Kids

By Sarah Stockett | March 23, 2019

When I decided to teach my boys how to play baseball in our backyard, I had no idea I would end up with a cervical spine fracture.

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How to Use Meditation for Pain Management

By Sarah Stockett | January 18, 2019

After I broke my neck, I experienced pain that medication couldn’t fix. I’m so glad I tried meditation for pain management to help me feel better.

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