Your body is trying to tell you something But all of the noisy information overload about diets, superfoods, and exercise can make it hard to hear. Diets and exercise plans – with their emphasis on rules and regulations – prevent many people from being able to tune in and listen to their body. Nurturing your body instead of harming it can help you reconnect with signals of hunger, fullness, and food preference. This can help restore a healthy relationship with food, mind, and body. Is there a difference between mindful eating and intuitive eating? · Allowing yourself to become aware of the positive and nurturing opportunities that are available through food selection and preparation by respecting your own inner wisdom. · Using all your senses in choosing to eat food that is both…
How Specialty Certification Influences Professional Practice : Journal of Nursing Administration
Certified Nurses Day (March 19) honors nurses worldwide who contribute to better patient outcomes through board certification in their specialty. In this month’s Magnet® Perspectives column, Sharon Vanairsdale, MS, APRN, ACNS-BC, NP-C, CEN, program director for Emory University Hospital’s Serious...
To Improve Chronic Pain, Get More Sleep (Coffee Helps Too)
Research from Boston Children's Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) shows that chronic sleep loss increases pain sensitivity.
Why You Should Get Physical Therapy First
What does a physical therapist do, and how can they help you? Here's why you should get physical therapy first. 1. Feel better, sooner 2. Save money 3. Get b...
Tips on How to Fix Fatigue
Fatigue can be defined as a general feeling of wariness, lack of energy, fatigue or exhaustion. It is a common complaint, not only amongst old and middle aged people, but for youngsters too. There are many causes of fatigue, and it could be as simple as putting energy into your daily life to become more active again. Let’s take a look at 5 ways that can help you effectively fix fatigue. Get moving We typically think that the best way to ward off fatigue is with a nap. Wrong! Lying in bed all day can make you feel sluggish and ill. You may also feel depressed and fuzzy, cranky and aching. This is because excess-rest brings about the opposite of what we want. Instead, physical exercise is what you need. If you don’t…
Restaurant customer expresses gratitude with a $2,000 tip
A regular customer at a Washington, D.C. restaurant ate an order of gumbo and fried chicken — then left a $2,000 tip.
Common Myths vs. Facts About the Rotator Cuff
Not sure what to believe when it comes to information regarding the rotator cuff in your shoulder? Here are common myths vs. facts that you should know.
Sassy Water: A Flat Belly Diet Staple
You've probably heard that you need about eight glasses of water a day for adequate hydration. Drinking water and even eating "watery" foods like melon, greens, and other fruits and vegetables has enormous health benefits, including warding off fatigue. But perhaps the most important belly benefit of proper hydration is how it helps maintain your body's proper fluid balance and guard against water retention. It also helps prevent constipation, which can cause bloating.
Jeff at Idaho Spine and Sports Physical Therapy offers a free fitness tip!
Free tip for squatting!
Advice from Physical Therapists
In order to help you have a smooth and speedy recovery, we are sharing four post-surgery recovery tips that we know will help your body heal.