Bottom Line: Thank goodness for the immune system! Did you know that you encounter bacteria that could make you sick each and every day? Your immune system is fighting to keep you healthy 24/7, and when it’s not at 100%, you’ll get a signal – like a runny nose – that sickness may be on […]

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05 Feb February 05, 2019

Eating For A Cold

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Bottom Line: When you’re under the weather and just trying to get through the day, necessities like food are often the last things on your mind. You just want to feel better, and, honestly, even your favorite foods seem unappetizing when your nose is clogged, your throat is sore and you can’t taste a thing. […]

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29 Jan January 29, 2019

New Year, Less Stress

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Bottom Line: Recent studies indicate that over 54% of people are stressed simply by the amount of stress in their lives. That’s a lot of stress!  Stress can increase our sympathetic tone, which means that our nervous system is ramped up.  That translates to increased tension in the neck, shoulders and back.  It’s no secret […]

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23 Jan January 23, 2019

Make This the Year of Better Sleep

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Bottom Line:  Most of us know someone who doesn’t have the best sleeping patterns. Not surprisingly, many of us think of ourselves when this topic comes up because we’re all too familiar with the fatigue, brain fog, and worn-down feeling that comes with missing out on a good night’s sleep. However, by committing to a consistent […]

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14 Jan January 14, 2019

Better Nutrition = More Energy

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Bottom Line: The New Year = a new opportunity to get healthier, boost your energy, lose extra pounds, and overcome the holiday hangover. The first step to having more energy is giving your body the proper nutrition. Keep reading for a quick rundown of some of the best snacks and supplements that can help you […]

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07 Jan January 07, 2019

Boost Your Energy In 2019

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Bottom Line: Fact: a simple 10-15 minute walk can be all it takes to help you feel more energized. That’s right. The key to boosting your energy is staying active! Studies have shown that even moderate exercise that gets your blood pumping and that oxygen flowing can increase your energy levels. And that’s not all… […]

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17 Oct October 17, 2018

The 4 Types of Exercise

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Physical activity by definition means moving the body to use up energy.  Moderate to vigorous activity is recommended in order for physical activity to produce health benefits.  There are essentially 4 types of exercise which can be used to optimize your musculoskeletal health. They are: Aerobic Resistance Flexibility Balance Exercise types can blend into each other at […]

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10 Sep September 10, 2018

TMJ and TMJ Dysfunction

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Your jaw, or temporomandibular joint (TMJ), is one of the most highly used articulations in your body.  Through coordinated muscular contractions and relaxations it’s involved in chewing, speaking, swallowing, breathing and making emotional facial expressions. According to Hoppenfield et. al (as cited by Briggs 2013) the TMJ opens and closes an average of 1,500 – […]

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28 Aug August 28, 2018

What Is Fascia Anyway?

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Defining fascia is a challenge.  Experts have agreed that it’s difficult to define, while agreeing to disagree on a definition.  There’s even a Fascial Nomenclature Committee tasked by the Fascia Research Society to shed light on the ambiguity!  Should definitions be black or white? Perhaps, gray is the right answer? Let’s take a closer look […]

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16 Aug August 16, 2018

Facts About Pain In America

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There’s truly a pain epidemic in America, with over 100 million affected.  The cost is greater than 650 billion dollars per year. This is about 5% of the total gross national product in the United States and 25% of all healthcare costs (Friction 2015).  Without transforming the way we view pain and the strategies by […]

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