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Where To Volunteer And Support The Tucson Community Through The Holiday Season

The holiday season is a wonderful time to donate, volunteer your time, and make an impact in the community. Seeking out an opportunity to contribute to your community during the holidays is a wonderful start. Beyond the holiday season, organizations that provide outreach services are often short on volunteers. Consider volunteering this holiday season, and… Continue reading Where To Volunteer And Support The Tucson Community Through The Holiday Season

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Living With Chronic Pain

Myofascial Pain; Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

When a strain or strain doesn’t respond to normal treatments, or a knot appears in a muscle group, it may have progressed to a myofascial pain. This is when not only the muscles are involved but the fascia that envelopes it as well. Myofascial pain syndrome often occurs after trauma, injury, chronic inflammation, arthritis or one of the many… Continue reading Myofascial Pain; Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Tip/Thought of the Day

15% of the World is Defined as Disabled

Disability affects all of us. 61 million, 26%, or 1 in 4 adults in the U.S. live with disabilities. So, it’s a good bet we either are, or know someone who is. Half are due to mobility issues. The rest are cognitive, hearing, vision, or the ability to carry out daily tasks like dressing, running errands,… Continue reading 15% of the World is Defined as Disabled

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Is It Possible To Eat Healthy On Thanksgiving? Absolutely.

It can seem like a daunting task to maintain a healthy diet during the holidays. Thanksgiving dinner will be one of many meals where it seems like it just isn't possible to find healthy choices. If you are going to a loved one's home to share a Thanksgiving meal, or if you are preparing it,… Continue reading Is It Possible To Eat Healthy On Thanksgiving? Absolutely.

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Living With Chronic Pain

Myofascial Pain

We all get an occasional muscle pain that resolves with rest and time. But when the muscle pain becomes persistent and interferes with activity it may have progressed to myofascial pain. Myo stands for muscle, fascia is anything the affects the thin white connective tissue wrapped around every muscle, organ and blood vessel. Think if it as an… Continue reading Myofascial Pain