Wellness Blog

Taking a Deeper Look at Kinesio Tape

Developed in the late 1970s, Kinesio tape is widely used by athletes and weekend warriors alike. Kinesio tape pushes past the boundaries of stiff athletic tape and actually moves with you while it offers muscle and joint support. But how does this brightly-colored tape actually help you? We’re going to take a deeper look at […]

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Desk Job Causing Back Pain? Get Relief with These Five Exercises

According to the American Chiropractic Association, back pain is one of the leading reasons for missed work. In fact, half of working Americans have back pain each year. What’s the reason for all of this back pain? The ACA says that injuries, arthritis, obesity and poor posture are some of the sources to blame. Thankfully, […]

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What Is Runner’s Knee and How Do You Treat It?

If you’re a runner, chances are you’re no stranger to the term “runner’s knee.” However, what exactly is runner’s knee and how do you steer clear of it? First, let’s nail down some specifics. Runner’s knee (a.k.a. patellofemoral pain syndrome) is a condition that doesn’t just plague runners. It also affects those who regularly spend […]

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The Truth About Stem Cells and Joint Pain

People often come to our clinic because they suffer from chronic joint pain. Some have tried countless methods to treat this pain and others are at the beginning of their journey. While surgery can be a viable solution, it can also mean a lengthy recovery time and potentially lead to other complications. Yes, we know […]

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Five Foods to Boost Your Immune System this Winter

The cold and flu seem to go hand-in-hand with the winter months. That’s is why it’s important to strengthen your immune system as the temperature starts to drop. One of the best ways to do this is the food you eat. Rather than going for unhealthy options this winter, we suggest opting for foods that […]

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What happens to your body when you take NSAIDs too often?

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) can be a helpful way to relieve pain or swelling after an injury or surgery. But how much is too much? Are there long-term effects we can suffer from popping too much ibuprofen? The short answer is yes. While NSAIDs can be an effective way to manage pain and swelling, it […]

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Want Better Posture? Start Here

Did you know that poor posture can be the culprit of many underlying health problems? Slouching can lead to breathing issues, back pain and unnecessary muscle stress. It turns out that your mother had good reason to warn you about standing up straight! We recently wrote a blog post that talks more about the importance […]

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