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Ice Baths: No day at the Spa

There are many different ways people like to recover after a workout or competition. During the summer Olympics, rows upon rows of 100 gallon tubs could be seen, filled with gallons of ice water waiting for the elite to take the plunge after their events. More recently, ice baths have been a popular way to treat sore muscles following a vigorous exercise regimen. (more…)

Plantar Fasciitis

Do you have a constant, stabbing pain in the foot or heel that seems unbearable? You might have plantar fasciitis. (more…)

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?

 PRP INJECTIONS

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…)

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