Bone Health Clinic

Bone Health

  The skeletal system provides structure to our bodies and help to protects its vital organs. It also helps the body store calcium and other nutrients and minerals the body requires. Bone health is determined by bone density, or the amount of mineral matter per square centimeter of bone. (more…)

Glucosamine: Does this stuff really work?

 What is it?

Glucosamine is found in the body in the form of a monosaccharide, or in other words, a simple sugar! It can also be made by fermentation of a grain, or by essentially using water to ring the molecules out of a shellfish’s, well, shell! Isn’t science pretty nifty? (more…)

Benefits of Yoga

Yoga is a Hindu discipline that was originally engineered to improve and increase one’s health and relaxation practices. It’s main goal is to create physical and mental strength and harmony in body, mind and spirit.   (more…)

5 tips to Enjoy High Heels without Ruining your Feet

  This one goes out to the ladies.   I love my heels. Heck, I look great in them! I love adding a few inches to my stature, and my calves are to die for. To be honest though, at the end of the day my toes and feet are killing me. Those really bad nights I have to wonder, am I really doing damage to my feet? (more…)

Platelet Rich Plasma: What is it and is it for me?


Platelet rich proteins (PRP) are quickly gaining popularity throughout the medical community as an alternative form of therapy to help postpone, or even eliminate the need for surgical intervention(s) with certain injuries or ailments. Though it is highly publicized by professional athletes, many do not understand exactly what it is – or how it works. (more…)

Achilles Tendon: sprain or tear?

One of the most common sports related injuries are achilles tendon ruptures. The achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the body, connecting the calf muscle to your heel bone. This tendon helps you point your foot downward and rise on and off your toes as you walk. (more…)