There is a wide variety of treatment for arthritis. One category is physical medicine and it includes physical therapists, acupuncturists, massage therapists, personal trainers and Doctors of Chiropractic aka chiropractors. Chiropractors are best known for their manipulation of spinal joints,
Exercise is important in everyone’s life. However it is particularly important if you have diabetes. Exercise can help control blood sugar levels, maintain desirable weight, increase circulation, and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
Through years of research, the biopsychosocial model has come to stand out as the most widely accepted model for conceptualizing and treating chronic pain1. So what is this model? The biopsychosocial model highlights something that many people intuitively understand, that
Acupuncture has been working for arthritis patients long before anyone discovered the new world or put up a Great Wall. In traditional Oriental Medicine, arthritis is considered “stuck” energy, which cannot flow correctly through the pathways of our body.
Did you know that there are multiple different forms of arthritis, with a wide variety of symptoms and presentations? The most common of these is Osteoarthritis. “Osteo” means bone; “Arthro” relates to joints; and “-itis” refers to inflammation. By definition
Individuals with chronic disease such as arthritis may live normal and productive lives with the help of disease management strategies. The most important strategies for preventing and managing arthritis are proper nutrition, regular exercise, relaxation and stress reduction, medical
Think about the statement “I’m going on a diet”. When we say we’re going on a diet we’re implying that eventually we’ll come off the diet and the changes we’re making are only temporary. We might “white knuckle” it for
Are you looking to live longer and improve your quality of life? Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death and disability in the United States so by decreasing your risk you can increase your chances of living a longer