You just sprained your ankle, tore your meniscus, trained at the gym way too hard, or got beat up by your manual therapist using Graston Technique. Whatever your story, you know your body is hurt. Your soft tissue structures (muscles, tendons, ligaments, connective tissue, fascia, etc.) are pretty good at communicating with you when you […]
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Let’s broach a hot topic. In 2012, the who’s-who of the concussion world got together in Zurich to write a consensus statement on the matter. Basically, what they found was that we have come a long way in concussion awareness in both the public and medical spheres, but we still have a long ways to go in […]
Vegetarians, on the whole, have less risk of heart attack and diabetes than their meat eating comrades. They are less likely to suffer from high blood pressure, obesity, and high cholesterol and they have considerably lower incidence of digestive disorders, gallbladder disease, constipation, and colon cancer (and possibly other cancers as well). The research is […]
General Guidelines for Taking Supplements Nutritional supplements, nurtriceuticals, and medical foods can be very helpful for improving your health and healing physiological conditions. They can also be very intimidating. Here are some tips to making sure you are getting the most out of your health regime. Quality matters. The supplement industry is a multi-million dollar industry, […]
Choose the right time. Pick a timeframe with few events or holidays. Don’t start something new right before Christmas or your birthday. Try to carve out 3-4 weeks without parties or vacations, as these types of outings can be very difficult to manage when establishing a new routine. Don’t binge. Going nuts and eating […]