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Category Archives: Health and Wellness

10 Jun, 2017

4 Common Running Injuries and How to Treat Them

Running is a great way to improve your health and stay in shape. Unfortunately, there are several types of sports injuries associated with running. The following are 4 common running injuries and the best ways to treat them. Shin Splints Nearly every runner has experienced inflammation and pain in the tendons and muscles of the

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10 May, 2017

Change Up Your Workout for Better Results

It’s easy to get into a rut or hit a plateau when you do the same exercise routine repeatedly. According to Women’s Health every time you complete the same routine your body becomes more adept at handling the stress. This ultimately means you’ll start burning fewer calories. There are several things you can do to

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20 Apr, 2017

3 Morning Routines for a Better Start to Your Day  

Not everybody looks forward to early mornings with the same zest and enthusiasm as, say, an evening out with friends. If you’re ready for a shift in approach to your morning routine, one that leaves you feeling energized and healthy, we have a few suggestions! Stretch Every Extremity Before getting out of bed, reach your

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20 Mar, 2017

Poor Posture Can Lead to Shoulder Impingement

In most areas of the body, bone is surrounded by muscles and tendons that allow that part of the body to move.  The shoulder is different.  It is actually made up of three bones – the humerus or arm bone, the scapula or shoulder blade, and the clavicle or collarbone.  Rather than being “wrapped” in

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11 Mar, 2017

Different Types of Stretching and Their Benefits

Many folks beginning an exercise or physical therapy regimen are given a specific set of exercises, but these instructions don’t always come with proper guidance on the stretching that should accompany the program. To ensure that you can either avoid – or avoid exacerbating – injuries, here’s a comprehensive guide to different types of stretching and their benefits.

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20 Jan, 2017

Increasing Core Strength to Relieve Pain

  Core strength has become a popular topic because it affects the function of the entire body. A strong core means better stability, fewer injuries and less physical stress. Weak core muscles can lead to chronic back and neck pain. Signs of weak core muscles include slumping in your chair, poor posture at your desk or

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12 Sep, 2016

How to Put the Spring Back in Your Step

There’s no avoiding it; with age can come a whole host of new challenges, and with them seemingly random aches and pains. Fingers and joints may become sore after mundane chores, and physical undertakings that once brought joy now result in discomfort. It can be easy to become discouraged away from participating in activities that

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13 Jul, 2016

The Amazing Benefits of Stretching

As you age, your muscle tissue actually dries out a little, tightening. This causes a loss of range of motion in your joints and tissues. In addition to the loss of range of motion, it can really limit your active lifestyles and hinder day-to-day, normal motions. Tasks that used to be simple, such as dressing

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22 Jun, 2016

7 Ways to Stay Active at Work

Does your desk job have you spending more time indoors and less time being active and mobile. This can lead to stiffness, fatigue and difficulties in accomplishing your daily activities and tasks. Despite the stack of papers piling up, you need to find ways to keep moving and make daily efforts to be healthy. By

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