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Older Adults, Weight Training or Cardio

2019-01-11T15:03:40-07:00

Starting the New Year with a resolution of being more active and lose some weight.  What should you choose weight training or cardio? For older adults trying to slim down, pumping iron might be the way to go. A new study suggests combining weight training with a low-calorie diet preserves much needed lean muscle mass [...]

Older Adults, Weight Training or Cardio2019-01-11T15:03:40-07:00

Headaches are a pain in the neck!

2018-12-21T14:27:29-07:00

Are your headaches a pain in your neck? Did you know that your headache can be caused by what is going on in your neck?  This type of headache is called a Cervogenic Headache and can often be overlooked and results in re-occurring headaches. Nearly 25% of all headaches can be related to this condition.  In other words [...]

Headaches are a pain in the neck!2018-12-21T14:27:29-07:00

What your numb hands can tell you about your health

2018-11-30T12:37:11-07:00

Do you experience numb hands?  The numbness in your hands may not be Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.  Many people attribute numbness in their hands to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, but in many cases it can be caused from issues in the neck, shoulder, elbow, or wrist. The median nerve is the nerve that is involved in with [...]

What your numb hands can tell you about your health2018-11-30T12:37:11-07:00

Tips to cut 1000 calories from your Thanksgiving meal

2018-11-16T06:50:24-07:00

  Did you know the average Thanksgiving meal is over 2,000 calories and that is before you have a second serving!  Here is the average Thanksgiving meal: Turkey, white & dark meat, with skin, 6 ounces Gravy, 1/3 cup Mashed potatoes, 1 cup Cranberry sauce, 1/3 cup Green bean casserole, 1 cup Sweet potato casserole [...]

Tips to cut 1000 calories from your Thanksgiving meal2018-11-16T06:50:24-07:00

Top Neck and Shoulder Stretches: Chin Tuck

2018-11-02T08:30:55-07:00

Who doesn't use a computer related product today?  Whether it is a desktop, laptop, tablet or cell phone, it is inevitable that you will have a forward head posture when using these products.  Forward head posture contributes to most neck and shoulder pain because it positions your head in front of the shoulders.  The Chin Tuck [...]

Top Neck and Shoulder Stretches: Chin Tuck2018-11-02T08:30:55-07:00

Things that are making your low back pain worse

2018-10-24T12:56:09-07:00

Lower back pain can be uncomfortable and difficult to manage, and some common coping strategies and issues could actually be making your low back pain worse. Here are some things that could be making your low back pain worse. You lift things incorrectly -  It doesn't take lifting a heavy object to increase back pain.  [...]

Things that are making your low back pain worse2018-10-24T12:56:09-07:00

5 Exercises to Never Do After 50

2018-10-06T11:42:55-07:00

Working out after 50 requires a much different approach than when you are in your 20's.  You body changes significantly in flexibility, strength, and recovery and it is important that the exercises you perform acknowledge that. Here are 5 exercises to never do after 50. Plyometric Exercises - These are exercises that require explosive movements [...]

5 Exercises to Never Do After 502018-10-06T11:42:55-07:00

Top Neck and Shoulder Stretches: Trapezius Stretch

2018-09-17T09:37:56-07:00

Here are the top neck and shoulder stretches everyone should be doing.  Neck pain can have many different causes and almost all of them included muscle tightness and muscle guarding.  Breaking up the tension in you neck and shoulders is one of the key elements to recovery.  It is important that when performing stretches in the [...]

Top Neck and Shoulder Stretches: Trapezius Stretch2018-09-17T09:37:56-07:00

5 tips to set up a proper computer workstation

2018-09-07T07:55:50-07:00

Did you know that seated postures increase pressure in the spine by 50% versus standing?  This can be compounded by a slouching posture and can lead to computer workstation back pain.  Here are 5 tips to make sure that your computer workstation is set up properly: Have the right chair - The proper chair is the [...]

5 tips to set up a proper computer workstation2018-09-07T07:55:50-07:00