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Jun 1, 2021

SPEND TIME OUTDOORS – IT IS HEALTHY!

This week IS MEMORIAL DAY 2021…THE UNOFFICIAL FIRST DAY OF SUMMER! IT IS TIME TO GET THE HECK OUTSIDE!

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May 26, 2021

MINDFUL EATING: A New Approach to Weight Loss

There are many reasons why losing weight, the number one health goal, is the most elusive goal of all. Not the least of these reasons is the psychology of eating…because in the land of plenty, we eat mindlessly!

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May 17, 2021

In the Palm of my Hand…Dupuytren’s!

Dupuytren’s disease is a benign condition that affects a normal structure in the hand called fascia.

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May 12, 2021

In the Palm of my Hand…Dupuytren’s!

There is a genetic component to the disease and largely affects people of Northern European descent and is more common in men although does affect women.

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May 3, 2021

DOES THE RAIN CAUSE YOU PAIN?

Spring, Summer, Winter or Fall…the weather changes can cause joint pain! It is not just a cold weather problem… “Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it,” said Mark Twain. Just ask 93% of the arthritis sufferers who believe that the weather affects their pain level. History tells us that Benjamin Franklin, […]

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Apr 27, 2021

FROZEN SHOULDER

“I can’t comb my hair.” “I can’t wash my back.” “I have a difficult time putting on my jacket.” “It’s hard for me to tuck my shirt in.” “I can’t reach for things on a high shelf.” These are all very common complaints from people with frozen shoulder.

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Apr 21, 2021

SHOULDER TAPING FOR ATHLETES

Studies have found that those athletes using KT on the shoulder reported significantly less pain with overhead activities as compared to a sham tape application. No differences were reported in range of motion or ability to perform daily activities.

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Apr 14, 2021

Healthy Mind, Body, Spirit!

Spring can also be a time of personal renewal…a time to reestablish goals for health and wellness. However, to be completely healthy, one must have a healthy mind, body and spirit.

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Apr 5, 2021

Common Health Myths

What is a myth? A myth is a traditional story, idea, or belief, especially one concerning early history of a people or explaining a natural or social phenomenon. It is a widely held but false belief or idea. In medicine, health myths are also widely held beliefs about health issues such as medicines, herbs, treatments, […]

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Mar 30, 2021

Getting a New Knee or Hip?

Don’t Forget to Prehab! Rehabilitation is defined as the process of restoring something that has been damaged to its former condition. Recovering from joint replacement surgery involves intensive rehabilitation to attain full recovery. In recent years, however, the concept of rehabilitation “before” surgery or “prehabilitation” has been encouraged by most physical therapists and other rehab […]

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