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.
Intuitive Eating: Learn to Listen to Your Body
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…
Dance Rehab & Conditioning: How Physical Therapy Can Help
Dance-specific rehab and conditioning is an essential part of any dancer’s self-care and physical maintenance. Learn how physical therapy can help.
Back Pain Tips from a Physical Therapist
Matthew Randall, PT, DPT, discusses low back pain and some of its causes. Physical therapists examine and evaluate a person thoroughly to determine the cause...
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
How to Maximixe Your Physical Therapy Sessions
You’re scheduled for your physical therapy sessions, so now what? Here’s what you know know to set yourself up for success with pt.
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…
What is massage therapy?
The answer to this question depends on who you ask and where in the world you live. The practice of massage is extremely popular all over the world, but what exactly defines it as a profession is v…
What Could Be Causing Your Neck and Shoulder Pain?
Causes of neck and shoulder pain can be often related. Find out what neck problems show up in the shoulder area, and vice versa.
How Hollywood Is Making Physical Therapy Super Glam
Why Physical Therapy Is Becoming Hot in the Wellness World