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PMR Blog

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

Exercising Outside in the Warmer Months

Posted on February 27, 2017

No one has to remind us that exercise is important—it’s simply a given that staying active boosts your overall health and well-being. Like kale or regular flossing, it’s just one of those things that does a body good. But does it matter whether that exercise is taking place in the… Read More

3 Easy Ways to Reduce Pain Every Day

Posted on February 24, 2017

For many Americans, pain and aches are a part of everyday life. Fortunately, the solution to your pain can also be a part of your daily routine. From postural changes to simple daily stretches, there are many options available for limiting your joint and muscle pain. Developing these habits isn’t… Read More

Do I Need A Nutritional Plan?

Posted on February 23, 2017

Nutrition is such a critical part of our overall health, but it’s also a component that we often neglect when seeking answers to our health concerns. In part, this is because our nutritional habits are deeply ingrained and difficult to change.   At PMR, our dietitians and registered nutritionists know that comprehensive… Read More

FAQs about Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Posted on February 22, 2017

At PMR, we often treat patients complaining of the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome. But how do you know if carpal tunnel syndrome is the true culprit? And if you do have this common, treatable condition, you’re probably wondering what caused it—and what make you can do to make your… Read More

3 Advantages of Non-Invasive Treatments and Techniques

Posted on February 21, 2017

At PMR, our approaches are always holistic and comprehensive, and we often focus on those qualities when comparing our modalities to traditional Western medical practices. However, our modalities are also non-surgical and non-invasive, and that’s just as important.   In some cases, an injury or chronic pain may require surgery, and we… Read More

4 Tips for Traveling with Pain or An Injury

Posted on February 17, 2017

A recent injury or chronic pain may make traveling more difficult, but it shouldn’t make it an impossibility. Ultimately, you probably don’t need to delay or change your plans significantly because of pain or injury. In fact, you may be surprised by the modern accommodations that exist for travelers with… Read More