Healthy tips blog

  • Still hurting? Your Diet Could Be Why  

    What you put in your mouth can make your aches and pains worse. Like they say, “You are what you eat.” There are many foods that can cause inflammation and actually result in pain. Eating a healthier diet can help you feel better, without those nagging aches and pains....

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  • Without Intervention, Your Lower Back Pain Could Be Here to Stay

    Ask any physical therapist, and you’ll get confirmation that lower back pain is the most frequent complaint they’re asked to treat. Often, back strain goes away on their own, especially with the classic “RICE” treatment. But when rest, ice, compression and elevation just can’t cut the pain, physical therapy...

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  • 6 Tips For Improving Your Flexibility

    One of the best ways to improve your health and to alleviate any aches or pains is to improve your flexibility. Whether you are very active or quite sedentary, stretching is something your body needs on a daily basis. Here are helpful tips on how to maximize your flexibility...

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  • The Secret to Increasing Your Height

    Do you find yourself getting shorter with age? As you age, your vertebral discs lose height, causing you to shrink up to ½ an inch or more. It’s just natural. However, what’s not natural is losing height due to poor posture. This can happen at any age, depending on...

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  • 3 Ways to Beat Joint Pain

    When it comes to times of colder weather, our joints tend to feel a lot achier and stiffer. Joint pain debilitates millions of people annually and can play a significant role in your ability to perform normal everyday tasks. If you understand the mechanics of your joints a little...

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  • 5 Keys to a Healthy Spine

    How Healthy is Your Spine? Most of us will experience back or neck pain at some point in our lives. It is the price we pay for walking on two legs. If you suffer from the occasional ache or have chronic low back or neck pain, the goal is...

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  • 4 Tips to Alleviating Aches and Pains Quickly

    When it comes to chronic aches and pains, there are many factors that can cause this. However, there is also a lot that you can do to alleviate common aches and pains. Whether it is a sore back or achy knee that gets you first thing in the morning,...

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  • The 5 Natural Ways to Relieve Arthritis Pain

    Do you find your knee or hips hurting after sitting for too long? Has bending or squatting, become difficult or even painful? This is a common complaint of people with knee or hip osteoarthritis. Did you know that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says that 1 out of...

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  • 4 Ways to Quickly Relieve Sciatica

    Sciatica is a very common condition that affects 10% of the population. However, many more people suffer with sciatica like symptoms from low back pain to numbness in the leg. These symptoms can be signs of other back problems such as mechanical low back pain or even herniated discs....

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  • How to Relieve Pain and Prevent Injuries with Better Balance

    When we think of poor balance, we typically think of seniors using canes or walkers to get around, because they may fall. However, poor balance is actually a big contributor to sports injuries, common backache, neck pain, and headaches in younger people. In order to walk on two feet,...

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