Without warning, you wake up with a paralyzing stiffness in your calf or foot. Whether you call it a foot or leg cramp (aka “charley horse”), it happens when a muscle gets involuntarily stiff and can’t relax. Here’s what causes these cramps, as well as tips to help prevent them.
If you are a young athlete and have chest pain, see a doctor right away. Only about 5 percent of chest pain in this group is caused by a heart issue — but those are the cases no one wants to miss.
Millions of concussions occur each year. If you or a loved one suffer a blow to the head, watch for symptoms of a more severe brain injury.
Concussion isn’t a concern for football players only at games. A recent study found most of them actually happen during high school and college football practice.
Relieve tension and stretch throughout the day with these easy-to-do seated yoga poses, in the comfort of your cubicle.
Not all enlarged hearts are life threatening. Sometimes they’re a harmless effect of athletic training, known as “athlete’s heart.” Sports cardiology experts can tell the difference.
Location. Quality. Even sound. There are a few of the factors doctor ask about your knee pain to help sort causes and culprits.
Get your blood flowing and relieve tension throughout the day with standing yoga poses that are easy to do at work.
Yoga is a great tool for lowering stress and relieving tension. Take a quick break from your chaotic work day and do these 12 yoga poses at your desk to get through your day.
Get ready for a sound sleep with a calming yoga routine to help stretch your body, relax your breathing, and quiet your mind. Judi Bar of the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute demonstrates seven soothing yoga poses to help you sleep better.