Living With Chronic Pain

20 Tips to Stop Morning Pain

For those of us who suffer from chronic pain, morning stiffness and trouble getting out of bed are common complaints. We just don’t jump out like we used to. Anything can impact pain- a long day at work, the weather, travel, a sleepless night, and additional stress, but nothing compares to those first few minutes… Continue reading 20 Tips to Stop Morning Pain

Tip/Thought of the Day

How Vaccines Play a Role in Overall Wellness

Medical providers are counting on the general population to help ease the load of patients in hospitals by maintaining their health and taking preventative measures to avoid requiring medical care. It is vital to maintain routine wellness visits, follow-up appointments, stay up to date on vaccines, etc. Maintaining your health-preventative care, regular exercise, hydration, rest,… Continue reading How Vaccines Play a Role in Overall Wellness

Weight Loss

New Study Shows 7,000 Daily Steps Improve Health

Marketing mistakes often happen in a globalized world. Expressions get lost in translation and cultural differences can lead to the intent behind slogans to fall flat. You may be surprised to learn that the often shared recommendation that adults reach 10,000 steps daily resulted from a translation made in the 1960's, not from any scientific… Continue reading New Study Shows 7,000 Daily Steps Improve Health

Weight Loss

Metabolic Syndrome: Symptoms, Risk Factors, Treatment, and Prevention

Metabolic Syndrome is a group of five factors that increase the risk of developing heart disease, diabetes and stoke. The more factors you have, the higher your chances of developing metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome impacts up to one-third of American adults, according to the American Heart Association. Metabolic syndrome is one of the strongest predictors… Continue reading Metabolic Syndrome: Symptoms, Risk Factors, Treatment, and Prevention

Living With Chronic Pain

Simple Techniques for a Do-It-Yourself Massage

I used to love getting a massage. But that was before I had back issues. When it didn’t matter if the pressure was too much, the positioning too painful or my muscle spasms too sensitive to allow any intervention. That’s why doing it myself is such a wonderful option. I choose the force, depth and… Continue reading Simple Techniques for a Do-It-Yourself Massage