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8 Steps To Take To Avoid Injury While Shoveling

If you are one of the tens of thousands of people a year who injure themselves while shoveling snow, winter can become less of a wonderland and more of a nightmare.   The most common injury reported after a snowstorm is lower back strain, but sometimes more serious conditions like herniated discs or even heart attacks…
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15 Interesting Facts About the Brain You Should Know

The brain is a highly complex organ that is still not even fully understood by scientists. While there is still so much more to be learned, let’s honor Brain Health Awareness Week (March 12-18th) by celebrating what we do know about this incredibly complex organ. Brain Composition Our Brains are constantly changing. Referred to as…
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Taking just these 4 steps can improve your health

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recognizes the month of March as National Nutrition Month.  The annual campaign aims to bring awareness to the importance of making informed food choices. The theme of the campaign this year is “Go Further With Food,” aiming to spread an awareness of food waste.  Being more mindful of resources…
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Is Stress Killing You?

According to the American Institute of Stress, “Stress is the basic cause of 60% of all human illness and disease. 3 out of 4 doctors visits are for stress related ailments! Extreme stress events reduce grey matter of the brain in regions associated with emotion and physiological function…meaning stress shrinks the brain. 44% of Americans feel more stressed…
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Is Stress Killing You?

According to the American Institute of Stress, “Stress is the basic cause of 60% of all human illness and disease. 3 out of 4 doctors visits are for stress related ailments! Extreme stress events reduce grey matter of the brain in regions associated with emotion and physiological function…meaning stress shrinks the brain. 44% of Americans feel more stressed…
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The Best Tip For Marathon And 5K Runners Alike

It appears many folks in the United States have gotten the wrong impression of exercise, constantly pushing ourselves harder and faster each and every workout. The reality is that over-exertion will cause pain and injury in the future, thus preventing us from a long life of fitness. Running guru Sage Canady is an ultra-marathoner full…
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Is It A Good Thing To Have Sore Muscles After Your Workout?

There’s chatter around the gym. “I’m tired, but I’m not stopping.” “No pain, no gain.” “Embrace the shake.” Cliches bounce off the walls like weights bounce off the ground (neither, by the way, are a good thing). Chances are you think you didn’t have a good workout if your muscles aren’t sore the next few…
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The Power of Thought Energy! Optimism vs. Pessimism

Written by Dr. Jeffrey A Pammer, DC Are you an optimist or a pessimist? Do you often times let your emotions dictate how you feel or let them get the best of you? Do you allow your thoughts to work for you or against you? These are questions that we rarely ask ourselves, yet the…
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Bad Posture Can Be Fixed With Chiropractic Care

Get rid of those constant aches and pains with one simple lifestyle change – perking up your posture. Always being crunched over puts extra pressure on the spine, back and neck muscles. Not only does slouching challenge your muscles and bones to perform correctly, it can make you look heavier, affect your intestines, and cut…
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Corporate Health & Wellness Performance

When your workplace is healthy, your workplace is happy. Countless studies have shown that corporate workplaces that encourage physical fitness and healthy wellness have higher productivity, less employee sick days and an altogether higher performing business. Corporate wellness programs can range from a gym in the basement on campus, fitness plans with Third Space Medical,…
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