Why Weight Matters When It Comes To Joint Pain

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Are you worried about your joints? Unfortunately, most people don’t start worrying about their joints, or take steps to protect them, until the pain begins. However, to live a healthy, active life – long into retirement and old age – where hiking, dancing, or playing soccer with your grandkids remain order of the day, we…

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Coping with Covid: What to do when sheltering in place

Coping with Covid: What to do when sheltering in place - Covid Coping

For most of us, our entire world is turned upside down.  Kids are not going to school, employees are not going to work, and many people do not leave their house.  As the old adage goes “this too shall pass” but currently we are living in a never imagined situation.  Here are four simple tips…

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What Do Your Shoes Have to Say About You?

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Forget about reading palms, try reading the soles of your shoes! By analyzing the bottom of our shoes, we can gain some pretty neat information about our physical body. If you have a pair of shoes you have worn for a few months you may be able to see uneven foot patterns, meaning that the…

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Holiday Traveling with Pain

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If you suffer pain, daily tasks such as cooking, cleaning, and daily tasks can be difficult and exhausting. Add to that the constant pain is invisible to those on the outside and can flare without warning.  This pain should prevent you from traveling during the holidays, it just requires some extra precautions and planning. Before…

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Reclaim Your Life After Your Chronic Pain Diagnosis

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If you’ve been recently diagnosed with a chronic pain condition, you’re likely still reeling from the news. You may be shocked by your diagnosis and desperate for answers from your doctor. Being told you have a chronic pain condition can be a turning point in your life, but it doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s all…

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How to Improve Your Quality of Life with Back Pain When You Sleep Better

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Lower back pain can negatively impact your quality of life. Not only does it make it harder to find comfort and accomplish tasks during the day, but it can also keep you from getting the much-needed rest you need at night, which, in turn, leaves you with less to give throughout the day. It’s a…

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Low Back Pain and Exercise

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Recently a patient asked me this question: “I was at the gym during sit-ups and had back pain. Am I doing something wrong or should I avoid doing them?”   Great question! I’m glad this lady asked because as people begin to get more active, we see a big rise in the number of people…

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Six Ways to Make the Most Out of Your Physical Therapy Visits

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To some people, physical therapy is the unknown, not knowing what to expect at the first and subsequent appointments.  To others, going to physical therapy is old hat just like their hair dresser or barber. They have had multiple surgeries or injuries and the physical therapist has become part of their extended family. Here are a few…

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Time to Get in to Shape in the New Year

Getting into shape, for many, is a daunting task.  Living in a world of fast food chains, coffee stores and bakeries at every corner, doesn’t make it any easier. Here are some helpful tips to guide you in the right direction of getting healthy! Portion Control Portion size plays a huge part in your weight…

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How to Make 2019 Healthier, Stronger, and More Active!

How to Make 2019 Healthier, Stronger, and More Active! - HealthyLiving 2 M

Where is the gym membership that hasn’t seen you in months?  Are the tennis shoes collecting dust in the back of the closet?  Is your yoga mat curled in the back of your car?  Never fear…we’ve put together a list of tips to help you grow healthier, stronger and more active in 2019. Conquer the…

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