Category Archives: Fitness, Health & Wellness

SUGAR & DEPRESSION

While it seems like a gift to give your loved ones chocolate on Valentine’s Day, consider what all that sugar might really be doing for their bodies. The journal Scientific Reports recently published a study that confirmed a link between a diet high in sugar and common mental disorders. In 2002, research for Baylor College


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Tennis Elbow and How it’s Treated

Lateral epicondylitis, also known as “tennis elbow”, is a very common injury to the outside of the elbow. This pain is often caused by inflammation or injury to the wrist extensor muscle tendon which originates at the lateral epicondyle. This injury is not only common in tennis players, but also in anyone who repetitively contracts


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Squatting – Is it Important and What to Do

The squat, considered by many professionals to be the king of total body exercises and one of the most important movement patterns for a human being to conquer. While squatting is very popular both at gyms, rehab settings, and everyday life; many misconceptions exist around this dynamic movement pattern. People may often be intimidated by


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Retired seniors playing mini golf at their retirement center.

The Secrets to Longevity

Longevity secrets in Chinese Medicine span the course of 5 millennia. The eight branches of Chinese Medicine include: meditation, exercise, diet, cosmology, feng shui, bodywork, herbal medicine, and acupuncture. Each branch works on a different layer of a human being and is an expression of the spherical nature of life. In this short essay I


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Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy (CP) is a disorder that affects posture and movement due to damage to the brain. It is characterized by decreased functional abilities, delayed motor development and impaired muscle tone and movement patterns. Because of these, a patient with CP takes longer to do the task and uses a lot of his/her energy focusing


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Back Brace Benefits

Low back pain is one of the most prevalent conditions treated in physical therapy. It is estimated that 80% of adults will experience some level of low back pain during their lives (Schroeder, Rossler, Ziehe, Higuchi, 1986). Low back pain can occur for a variety of reasons, including, but not limited to, disc disorder, muscle


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