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Keep Your Body in Tune

July 27, 2015

No Sheep Required: Make Your Sleep Count

Healthy Sleeping Habits: How To Get Quality, Restorative Sleep  Sleep plays a huge part in the life of musicians and culture workers. Late hours and strenuous touring schedules can make getting good sleep a big challenge. In an article discussing chronic pain, we mention(ed) that getting good sleep can reduce chronic pain. In fact, one study compared …

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July 27, 2015

Don’t Let Chronic Pain Give You The Blues

Musicians are no strangers to pain. Whether you’re a piano player with carpal tunnel syndrome, a sousaphone player with chronic shoulder pain, or anything in between, you’ve probably experienced some form of occupational related pain. Conventional wisdom has been that repetitive motions, awkward postures, and/or poor technique are primarily to blame for musicians’ chronic pain. …

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June 22, 2015

NOMC Water Challenge

As the summertime heats up, the New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic & Assistance Foundation urges you to STAY HYDRATED and join the NOMC 30 Day Water Challenge!   Donate today and receive a specialty NOMC water bottle and punch card. Both are designed to help you calculate your daily water intake goal, and start drinking more water for your …

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October 15, 2013

Rose’s Corner – Stepping Out To Stop Diabetes

Keep A Healthy Beat is focusing on reducing our sugar and increasing exercise this month – 2 of the most important factors in both preventing and controlling diabetes. Support NOMC and the American Diabetes Association – Stepping Out To Stop Diabetes this November 2nd in Audobon Park. For more information, to make a donation or …

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September 24, 2012

AUGUST Rose’s Corner: Overcoming Dystonia

Did you know that harps and violins are the most “dangerous” instruments to play? That they have the highest incidents of musculoskeletal injuries? I would have never believed it if I had not seen the research involved . ( And the seharp injuries were not from moving the instrument either!)

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June 26, 2012

Interactive Health Education Tool

Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine provides free patient education tools to help the general public make good choices about their health. Read more at http://cch.northwestern.edu/edtools/

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February 6, 2012

Music club invests in health of performers

Written by New Orleans City Business Popular Frenchmen Street club d.b.a. received a lot of attention when it went smoke-free in January 2011. Health-conscious members of the public praised owner Tom Thayer for taking into consideration the well-being of both the musicians and his employees. Read More

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