What is Biofeedback?

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While you have control of a large portion of your body and it’s movements, there are a few things that you don’t control, like your heart rate, temperature or your blood pressure. Those are all controlled by your central nervous system. Biofeedback is a technique that physical therapists are using to help you gain more […]

6 Bad Habits That Affect Your Joints

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It is extremely important to take care of your joints, especially as you grow older. Bad habits you develop over time can have a big impact on your overall health, including the joints in your body. If you’re experiencing issues with your joints, you may want to consider making some lifestyle changes to live a […]

How Physical Therapy Can Help Alzheimer’s

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Physical therapy might not be your first thought after an Alzheimer’s Disease diagnosis, but research shows that with the right therapy, patients can see improved memory, delay the onset of dementia, and delay the decline in ability to perform daily tasks. In the very early stages of Alzheimer’s, the physical therapists are mainly focused on […]

Getting Outside Has Benefits for Your Mind & Body

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You may think that hiking outside is just an exercise for your physical needs. However, it is as much of an activity for your mental health as it is for your body. A nature walk, a trail hike or just spending time gardening in your backyard –– no matter how extensive, being outdoors is one […]

How to Prevent Serious Injury Playing a Contact Sport

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Playing sports is a great way to stay in shape and it teaches kids and young adults about responsibility and teamwork. Unfortunately, it also can teach us the tough lesson of having to sit out of the game due to injury. While it is impossible to completely prevent or guarantee protection against an injury, there […]

Is Cracking Your Knuckles Bad For Your Joints?

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We’ve all heard it before – cracking your knuckles causes arthritis in your hands. You probably grew up with someone yelling at you each time you snap, crackled and popped a finger or two, but does it really have long-term damage on the joints? As far as the evidence is concerned – no, popping your […]

Grocery Shopping 101: Healthy Planning & Shopping Tips

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Be honest –– how many times have you gone to the grocery store with healthy intentions, but left the store with a ton of junk food, snacks and convenient-to-make frozen goods? Some people enjoy the planning process that goes into grocery shopping, but for others, it can be an overwhelming and time-consuming experience. So, how […]

What is TMJ?

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The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is attached on either side of your jaw to the bottom of your skill. The muscles around them let you open and close your mouth. Occasionally, those joints can get out of line or don’t move like they should, which is the cause of TMJ or TMD. It stands for: temporomandibular […]

Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar & Drink Recipes

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Apple Cider Vinegar, or ACV, is an old health remedy that has been trending in popularity – and for good reason! ACV has a ton of amazing health benefits and uses. ACV can help with detoxification, acid reflux, lower blood pressure, improve diabetes, and support weight loss. ACV has many powerful compounds including acetic acid, […]

The Dangerous Signs of a Concussion & How to Treat It

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When you or a loved one gets concussion, it’s important to recognize the symptoms quickly. The symptoms can vary depending on how severe the injury and the individual that was injured. So how do you recognize if you have a concussion? Symptoms you may experience: memory problems confusion drowsiness or feeling sluggish dizziness double vision […]

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