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Here are two very simple exercises that will relax the muscles in your hips and legs. You can do this in bed on your back or seated.  Here are the seated directions: Sit in a comfortable chair that fits you well. Pull up a footstool that’s a comfortable height. Put your foot up. Roll that […]

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If you sit a lot during the day and your legs swell but the swelling goes down overnight try these suggestions. When you are stuck at the desk do the same thing that is recommended during air travel: I call them ‘butt-ups.’  Squeeze your buttocks; make the buttock muscles tight so that you get pushed […]

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Restless Legs Relief

Tingling, creepy, crawling, wiggling, bugs-under-your-skin feelings?  This is what restless legs can feel like.  It’s really quite annoying because it usually kicks in just when you start to relax or fall asleep. Dr. Andrew Weil is an alternative M.D. and he suggested there is no cure in a recent article but he had several suggestions.  […]

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Sciatica is caused by pressure on the sciatic nerve.  The pressure can be from bones or from muscle.  Most often it seems to be muscle.  The good news is the pressure can often be removed from the sciatic nerve without surgery. Sciatic nerves are really large. They are about the thickness of your index finger […]

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Do Your Feet and Legs Ache?

When our feet and legs ache it is often because we aren’t using all of our muscles. I’m going to give you two quick, easy ways to correct that and to feel better fast. Our ancestors used to run around barefoot. They ran through streams, through cold water and over rough grassy lands. They ran […]

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