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Living With Chronic Pain

Types of Pain

As patients, we often have difficulty explaining where, when and how we hurt. All imperative in helping providers to define the potential cause and treatment options.  Pain is felt when the nerves, spinal cord and brain send signals alerting the body to an issue. But we all feel it differently. That’s why getting a thorough… Continue reading Types of Pain

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Weight Loss

Afternoon Exercise Linked to Longer Life

Exercise at any time of the day is better than none. There is no disputing that. But a new study adds another layer to the fascinating way our bodies react to our routines. The study, published in Nature Communications (Feb. 2023), showed that people who worked out in the mid-afternoon had a lower risk of… Continue reading Afternoon Exercise Linked to Longer Life

Weekly Exercise

Exercise of the Week: Tricep Dip Variation

Traditional tricep dips work your arms and require minimal equipment. This variation incorporates the gliding element of one of your feet. Adding this requires more stability and core strength- as opposed to mainly your arms. For most "gliding" exercises (check out some of our other examples here), you'll need a washcloth, socks, or exercise gliders… Continue reading Exercise of the Week: Tricep Dip Variation

Tip/Thought of the Day

Sugar Substitute Erythritol Linked to Heart Attack and Stroke

Sugar substitutes are popular and commonly found in many foods and drinks we consume. They provide the taste of sugar without the sugar- and fewer calories. Some have no calories at all. But it's not all good news. Some people may experience side effects from consuming sugar substitutes- ranging from headaches and digestive upset- to… Continue reading Sugar Substitute Erythritol Linked to Heart Attack and Stroke