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Massage Therapy and Mental Health

Posted on January 08, 2018

Studies conducted around the world have proven that properly applied massage therapy can provide a variety of mental health benefits. When combined with psychotherapy, massages can help alleviate symptoms of conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder and generalized anxiety. However, new evidence suggests that massages may be both psychologically and physiologically… Read More

Headaches Due to Cervical Stenosis

Posted on December 15, 2017

Cervical stenosis refers to the narrowing of the open area of the vertebrae, or the spinal canal, in the neck. The spinal cord contains numerous nerves that run from the brain to the lower back, and these nerves are critical to movement, body control and other essential functions. When the… Read More

4 Ways to Prevent ACL Injuries

Posted on December 15, 2017

The anterior cruciate ligament is one of the main ligaments in the knee. It prevents the shin from rotating too far from side to side and from slipping in front of the thigh bone. ACL injuries are extremely common in certain sports, but with the right preparation, you can protect… Read More

Benefits of a Gluten Free Diet

Posted on November 17, 2017

Recent statistics indicate that gluten free diets are becoming increasingly popular throughout the United States. In fact, it's been estimated that one in five Americans make a conscious effort to include some gluten-free foods in their food choices. Approximately one-third of all adults in the US are actively attempting to… Read More

Dieting to Reduce Depression

Posted on November 17, 2017

If you are currently suffering from depression and want a way to enhance your mood and regain your energy, you are likely wondering where you should turn for answers. Being depressed can prevent you from enjoying your favorite activities and stop you from reaching your goals. Many people turn to… Read More

Causes and Treatments of Sciatica

Posted on October 27, 2017

The widest and longest nerves in the body, a sciatic nerve runs from the lower back, through the buttocks, and down each leg before ending just below the knees. These nerves control the muscles in the lower legs and supply sensation to your feet. Sciatica is the medical term used… Read More

Daily Exercises to Relieve Back Pain

Posted on October 20, 2017

If you are among the countless people suffering from back pain each day, you are likely searching for a viable solution to the problem. Pain in your back can prevent you from living life to the fullest if you allow it, and you will want to overcome your pain so… Read More

Stretching to Prevent Injuries

Posted on October 17, 2017

Giving the muscles a proper stretch before exercise provides many different physical benefits. For starters, injury prevention is one of the key reasons that both professional and amateur athletes all over the world stretch prior to a workout or sports performance. What are the benefits of engaging in exercises that… Read More

5 Common Causes of Hip Pain

Posted on October 13, 2017

Pain is associated with a wide variety of illnesses, injuries, and diseases. Hip pain is a very common physical complaint, especially among men and women aged 55 or older. What causes hip discomfort and what can be done about it? We will answer these questions in the following paragraphs. First,… Read More

Benefits of Green Tea for Weight Loss

Posted on October 13, 2017

Can Green Tea Assist With Weight Loss? Tea, especially the green variety, could rank as one of the healthiest drinks in the world. While some people may think of tea as nothing more than flavored water, it contains many powerful antioxidants and polyphenols that can provide numerous health benefits.… Read More