Flatback Syndrome Is a Cause of Back Pain

A healthy human spine has three curves that ensure proper balancing of weight and shock absorption. The lumbar spine in the lower back naturally curves inward; this type of curve is called lordosis. The thoracic spine in the mid-back connects to the ribcage and curves outward, which is called kyphosis. Finally, the cervical spine in…

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Awnings Save You Money on Your Energy Bills

Awnings add charm and beauty to almost any architectural landscape that they are a part of. In addition to their good looks and complimentary styles, awnings block out damaging sun rays while admitting daylight inside. Awnings also offer some tremendous energy efficient advantages that you may not have realized. Awnings have been adding character to…

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The Health Benefits of Playing Bridge

A study by Berkeley University showed that there are significant health benefits from learning to play bridge. Back in 2000, Professor Marian Diamond showed that playing bridge boosts the immune system. Bridge requires concentration and while you are playing your brain is kept active and stimulated. It seems that this boosts your immune system. Professor…

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The Hand Held Chipping Hammer

It is so much easier to use lightweight equipment even when it is for a job that is heavy duty. This is true in the case of the chipping hammer. This tool, which is used to break concrete, no longer has to be the massive, heavy duty machines that we are used to seeing. They…

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Mosaic Patterns

Tiles are normally used for construction purposes. Nowadays, however, mosaic tiles are being used for various other purposes besides the construction of houses and buildings. Mosaic tiles make great pieces of mosaic art when glued in a creative way. The same goes for ceramic tiles and porcelain. This mosaic art can be used in swimming…

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Replacing Damaged Bricks

Cracked, broken or frost-damaged bricks are best replaced completely. But make sure that you know what has caused the damage before you attempt to repair it – it may be indicative of a serious problem. Extensive cracking, for example, may be due to subsidence which requires major attention. It’s worth getting specialist advice on brick…

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Crystal Chandeliers

Chandeliers, however opulent a look they might sport, are basically fragile objects that require a favorable environment to flourish. The environment in this context is the overall décor of the room in which the chandelier is going to be housed. The importance of décor is all the more critical in the case of crystal chandeliers,…

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Consumer Reports on Snow Blowers

Consumer reports on snowblowers vary greatly due to the wide array of various snowblowers available in the market. There are gas snowblowers, electric snowblowers, single-stage snowblowers, dual-stage snowblowers, and large three-point-hitch snowblowers. All these snow blower types can be the best types of machines based on individual usage. So consumer reports on snowblowers only differ…

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