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Health Articles by Dr. Lavine
How to become a morning person

How to become a morning person

Proven strategies to shift your sleep-wake cycles to conform to societal demands.
Simple gluteal exercise

Simple gluteal exercise

Simple gluteal strengthening exercise.
Many people with “carpal tunnel syndrome” are misdiagnosed

Many people with “carpal tunnel syndrome” are misdiagnosed

Carpal tunnel syndrome is most often only one part of a combined pattern of stress affecting the neck, shoulders and arms.
Best exercise to strengthen your toes

Best exercise to strengthen your toes

Perform heel raises with your toes on a folded towel to increase toe strength.
Sitting shrinks your brain

Sitting shrinks your brain

Science keeps demonstrating the health risks of a sedentary lifestyle. Add to the list of negative effects the shrinking of a key brain region involved with memory.
The chiropractic solution to the opioid epidemic

The chiropractic solution to the opioid epidemic

Using chiropractic in the VA system for patients with back pain led to a 49% reduction in opioid prescriptions.
Why sunscreen may actually do you more harm than good

Why sunscreen may actually do you more harm than good

Sunscreen blocks many of the health benefits of sun exposure.
Why is touch so important?

Why is touch so important?

Touch is important because it reduces stress and improves health.
Knee replacement surgery sometimes leads to long-term regrets

Knee replacement surgery sometimes leads to long-term regrets

The commonly prescribed procedure of knee replacement, though it helps many, also leads to chronic problems in a significant minority of cases.
Why is it important to be touched?

Why is it important to be touched?

A podcast on the TED Radio Hour on touch.
I asked one of the world’s experts on the chair

I asked one of the world’s experts on the chair

Professor Galen Cranz, authority on chairs and the seated position, offers recommendations on effective and comfortable work postures.
Guest article on Trigger Points

Guest article on Trigger Points

A guest article on the significance of myofascial trigger points and how to quiet them down.
Another reason bouncing back from an injury can be a challenge

Another reason bouncing back from an injury can be a challenge

Once you've injured your muscles or joints, it can be a challenge to return to full activity without further risk. ...
Protect your knees by walking fast. Five minutes will do it.

Protect your knees by walking fast. Five minutes will do it.

Humans are designed to move. But now we’re learning that we’re also designed to move fast. A team of ...

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