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PMR Blog

White Rice vs. Brown Rice: Does It Make a Difference?

Posted on March 14, 2017

For those of us who devour health and nutrition tips, news, and strategies, it seems to have become a hard (and generally accepted) rule that “brown foods” are preferable to their white counterparts. We’re talking, of course, about common carb sources like whole wheat pasta, multigrain bread—and brown rice.   Paired with… Read More

A Primer on Trigger Points

Posted on March 13, 2017

Chronic pain—a condition that can seem to swell up at the worst possible times—may have many disparate causes. One of those is “trigger points,” knots of tight muscle that are themselves symptoms of myofascial pain syndrome.   Fortunately, these bothersome tangles can be treated through chiropractic techniques. Below, we’ve answered a few… Read More

Scoliosis and Chiropractic Care

Posted on March 10, 2017

Though scoliosis is very common, and many experience only mild symptoms, the condition can lead to chronic pain and discomfort for others. At PMR, our primary goal is to help our patients move forward from pain with confidence. With that in mind, we’ll examine the causes, symptoms, and available treatments… Read More

Our Unique Approach to Treating Patients

Posted on March 09, 2017

In our blog, we’ve often touched on PMR’s unique approach to treating our patients. In fact, we believe that our method of treating each patient’s pain, conditions, and other complaints offers the best of all worlds—and as you’ll see, our patients seem to agree with us.   At PMR, there are a… Read More

Performing Everyday Chores with Chronic Pain

Posted on March 07, 2017

Recognizing the Challenges   At PMR, we understand intimately that each patient who comes to see us is an individual, with wholly unique symptoms and concerns. In other words, no two people are exactly alike, in their pain or in their needs. The challenges presented by arthritis can be very different… Read More

6 Health and Wellness Tips for the Upcoming Summer Months

Posted on March 06, 2017

Summer is the most playful season of the year. With the sun beating down us and the days longer than ever, we tend to work less, relax more, go on vacation, and spend as much time in the water as we can possibly can. But even though the summer months… Read More

Sleep Debt: Getting Enough Rest

Posted on March 03, 2017

On a scientific level, patterns of sleep are surprisingly complicated. At the same time, the most practical sleep advice is actually quite simple: most adults should aim to get seven to nine hours of sleep every night, as failing to get adequate sleep can lead to serious health consequences.   Here at… Read More

4 Facts About Massage Therapy for Athletes

Posted on March 02, 2017

While it’s true that massage helps to reduce stress, relieve tension, and even eliminate insomnia, massage therapy has plenty of other applications. At PMR, our massage therapists frequently focus their healing efforts on athletes of all stripes, from full-on professionals to YMCA enthusiasts.   As a matter of fact, pro athletes have… Read More

Making Healthy Choices Through Mindfulness and Appetite Control

Posted on March 01, 2017

Many of our nation’s greatest health challenges, including obesity and related diseases, such as high blood pressure or diabetes, stem from poor nutritional habits and binge eating. But making healthier eating choices isn’t just about losing weight: it can also be about learning to enjoy and appreciate one’s food, rather… Read More

Neurological Acupuncture for Stroke and Multiple Sclerosis

Posted on February 28, 2017

As a form of treatment, acupuncture is thousands of years old, and it may have almost that many possible applications. At PMR, we use acupuncture as a component of our many of our holistic, comprehensive treatment plans. Especially when it is combined with other forms of treatment, acupuncture can be… Read More