Monthly Archives: July 2019

By: Diana Fleeter, MS Candidate How Do People End Up With a Parasite Infection? Have you been told you have a parasite infection? Afraid of contracting a parasite? You’re not alone. Millions of Americans contract at least one type of parasite in their lifetime. Many realize they have it, and many do not, but catching […]

By: Dr. Michael Vanchieri, DC. Myofascial Release is a safe and effective treatment that involves applying gentle sustained pressure into the myofascial connective tissue restrictions to alleviate pain and restore range of motion. Myofascial restrictions can be caused by trauma, inflammatory response, or surgical procedures. We’ll talk more about myofascial release but first, let’s talk […]

By: Michelle Miller, Clinical Nutritionist & Rachel Naar, Registered Dietitian What to Eat and How to Eat It Carbohydrates Muscle glycogen is used the most rapidly during the first stages of exercise. And you guessed it, you’re going to need to make sure you’ve got an adequate supply. This is the only nutrient that can be used for […]

By: Dr. Erin Weber, PT, DPT. Manual release of the diaphragm can help improve pelvic floor lengthening, which will in turn improve its function. Pelvic floor physical therapy involves the treatment of pelvic floor dysfunctions through rehabilitation of the many muscles, ligaments and nerves within the pelvis. These conditions can range from minor to severe. […]

By: Lauren Valenta I’ve been using Pilates as my main form of exercise for nearly 20 years. I loved it so much in fact, that I changed my career and now teach Pilates full time! It’s changed my body and helped to heal my chronic back pain all while making me strong and flexible. How […]

By: Dr. Sarah Kostyukovsky, PT, DPT, OCS Back pain is the “common cold” of the musculoskeletal world. According to the National Institute of Health, 80% of adults will experience back pain at some point in their lives. We are biased, but physical therapy should be up there as the first line of defense against back […]

Guide and best practices to replenish electrolytes and fluids after a workout. By: Michelle Miller, Clinical Nutritionist & Rachel Naar, Registered Dietitian Water constitutes most of our body weight and provides the medium by which other nutrients function. The thirst mechanism is most effective at rest, so if you’re hitting the gym or going for a run you […]

How acupuncture for weight loss can be effective by reducing stress, cravings, and achieving overall health goals. By: Dr. Allison Heffron, Acupuncturist & Chiropractor Many people are looking for the magic pill for weight loss and unfortunately it doesn’t exist.  Just like most good things, losing weight doesn’t come easy and honestly it shouldn’t. Weight […]