Text Neck

Text Neck

Text neck is widely acknowledged as a new and growing public health epidemic. With smartphone, computer, and tablet use continuing to increase, the impact of Text Neck is affecting the neck, shoulders, mid back, arms and hands. On average, the human head weighs...
Helpful tips to avoid unnecessary slips this winter

Helpful tips to avoid unnecessary slips this winter

Winter has arrived and with it, the ice and snow! Here are some helpful tips to use this winter to avoid those unnecessary slips, trips, and tumbles. 1 SALT: salting or sanding your walkways outside can help prevent those sheets of ice that form on the pavement. 2...
Concussions

Concussions

What Is A Concussion? A concussion is a mild form of brain injury which happens to the brain usually as a result of a direct hit to the head or a “whiplash” type injury of the neck. Concussions are frequent sports injuries but can also happen as a result of motor...
Where are your Sciatica symptoms coming from?

Where are your Sciatica symptoms coming from?

What is sciatica back pain? Sciatica is common in those who perform repetitive movements, have an awkward posture, or lift something heavy. Sciatica is a pain coming from the low back and radiating or shooting down the leg. However, this can become a blanket term for...
22 Acts of Self Care

22 Acts of Self Care

Surround yourself with people who make you feel good – through thick and thin. Call a trusted friend or loved one to vent – putting your feelings to words can help you see them in a different light. Sometimes we just need validation, to be heard, and to feel like we...
Self Care for Me

Self Care for Me

For me, self-care has not come naturally. It has been something I need to make a conscious choice to participate in. In all honesty, I have been struggling at times and wondering why, only to later realize “Oh! I haven’t done anything for me in a long time”. I think...
Practicing self-care

Practicing self-care

There are many approaches to practicing self-care, but the most important goal to remember is to discover a strategy that works best for you and implement this into your routine.  Years ago I found myself saying “I don’t have time for self-care” and I was focused only...
Exercise and Dementia

Exercise and Dementia

Many of you may have heard of many of the benefits of exercise: increased endurance, increased strength and balance, improved mood, improved ability to perform daily tasks, and decreased pain to name a few. New research has now found another benefit of exercise on...

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