Why do we care about falls? What’s the big deal? Falls can result in various injuries – fractures (hip, shoulder, ankle, thigh, wrist, rib, etc), subdural hematoma (bleed in your brain or brain injury), bruises, sprains, scrapes and cuts. Your risk for falling depends on several factors; some are…
By far, the most common issue I see in my practice is what I call “computer neck”. Although not an official term it is an accurate description of the cause of the majority of my clients’ neck and shoulder pain. Throughout the day most people spend a lot of time…

Make It Easy Peasy & It Will Happen

Sunday, 22 May 2016 06:13 PM Written by
  Last blog post I challenged my readers to get their couch potato (using that term affectionately of course) friends and family to consider a slow, progressive training plan to help them get off the couch and on to regular physical acivity.  Indoor and outdoor cycling is one of the…
  Lentils are a great alternative to meat in tacos for a plant based diet or if you are simply wanting to explore other healthy protein options. They are economical to buy, easy to cook and can be used in so many dishes. For this recipe, these delicious lentils mimic…
Do you have back problems, arthritis, or fibromyalgia? These are just a few conditions that may be managed through aquatic therapy or water exercise. There are many benefits to initiating an aquatic therapy program. If you suffer from back pain or spinal injuries, aquatic therapy is a great way to…

From Couch Potato To Cycling Allegro

Sunday, 15 May 2016 01:24 PM Written by
On July 17th, the American Diabetes Association of Pittsburgh will put on the 25th Tour de Cure charity ride to Stop Diabetes® and raise critical funds for diabetes research, education and advocacy. They have distance options of 10, 30, 50 and 100 miles. In my opinion, even if you don’t…

Wellness Is An Inside Job

Wednesday, 11 May 2016 09:44 AM Written by
We live in a society that demands immediacy. We want to look good; we want to sleep better and feel more energized; we want a flat stomach; we want to run a half marathon; we want to lower our cholesterol and we want these things now, actually yesterday. Too often I work…
Got back pain? You’re not alone! At any given time 25-30% of people in the United States report having low back pain in the past three months. TRUE OR FALSE: * 80-90% of adults in the US will experience back pain at some time in their lives. TRUE * Fewer…
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