Don’t Just Get That Regular Exercise — Do Your Post-Workout Stretches, Too! There’s no doubt about it: American aren’t getting enough physical activity. Healthy adults should be making a point of getting at least 150 minutes of moderate physical activity every week. If you already know that you need to be more active, you may
A Message of Hope for Chronic Back Pain Sufferers Do you feel as if your chronic back pain has locked you out of your own life? This nagging, excruciating symptom can stem from a variety of underlying causes, in some cases growing progressively worse from day to day until you can hardly move at all.
While there is no foolproof defense to prevent this icky virus (I can’t even type the name of it anymore!), there are benefits to having a healthy immune system. Here are some of our top tips for staying healthy and boosting your immune system while you’re stuck at home: 1. Maintain a healthy diet: Get
Have you ever lost your footing on wet or icy pavement causing you to fling your arms out and your heart to race? Or have you ever gotten up in middle of the night stumbling in the dark to the bathroom only to catch yourself from falling by grabbing the furniture? If you have, then
Imagine waking up, fully rested after 8 hours of sleep. As you gently awake, you move to sit up… only to be hit with an ache in your back. The aches in your shoulders and neck quickly follow as you move, but as you go to stand up, they are eclipsed by the dull ache
Sleep is the world’s most natural performance-enhancer. Without it, we are sluggish and slowed down. But with it, athletes have a secret weapon to beat their opponent. Sleep is a frequently over-looked strategy to improve performance and assist in both prevention of injury and recovery from injury. There have been many research studies confirming these
The spring sports season is starting this week. Baseball, lacrosse, soccer, softball and tennis athletes are all gearing up for their first games. Hopefully you’ve spent some time preparing your body for this. You don’t want all that off season hard work to go to waste. Over the next 4 weeks we are going to
It’s a scenario that’s all too common to many of us: walking down the street, not paying attention, when suddenly – your ankle slips off the curb. You feel immediate pain but can’t tell if you should seek medical attention or not. Some injuries can go away on their own with a little RICE (rest,