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PMR Blog

The Foot-Body Connection

Posted on March 20, 2017

Since time immemorial, people have believed that there are strong connections between the health of disparate areas of the body. Perhaps surprisingly, many of these beliefs have centered on the foot as a source of both sickness and healing.   Here, we’ll take a closer look at some of these theories, examining… Read More

Holistic and Chiropractic Care for Mental Health

Posted on March 17, 2017

Though it’s been dismissed and stigmatized for much of our history, mental health is incredibly important—just as important as physical health, in fact. After all, how can the body function at maximum effectiveness if the brain—and all of the psychological factors that go along with it—has been neglected?   Just under 10… Read More

4 Surprising Reasons to Take a Vacation This Year

Posted on March 16, 2017

For many Americans, vacation is a luxury, but it probably shouldn’t be. Though not required by law, paid vacation is one of the most common benefits offered by employers, and vacationing is important: it matters for our physical and mental health, productivity levels, and even overall happiness. Here are a… Read More

The Dos and Don’ts of Napping

Posted on March 15, 2017

Some of us nap every day, while others shifted away from napping permanently when we made the switch from kindergarten to first grade—and forever lost out on that precious daily “nap time.”   But is either group making the wrong choice? At PMR, we believe in individualized approaches, and napping is no… Read More

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