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18 Mar 19
Benefits of Working Out in the Cold

Outdoor exercise can be enjoyable any time of year! One of the big reasons people tend to avoid exercising outdoors during the winter months is because they are afraid of the cold weather. Don’t let the wintry conditions keep you from staying active this season; learn how to prepare! The best way to stay comfortable […]

10 Mar 19
Is Exercise Good for the Brain?

I am sure you are aware exercise is beneficial for your general health. It can increase energy levels, boost mood and promote weight loss. Regular physical activity is good for your muscles, bones, heart, and skin. But, did you know exercise is also good for your brain? It’s true! Exercise promotes healthy brain function and […]

13 Jan 19
Making your New Year Resolution

According to an article published by the University of Scranton in 2012, almost 45% of Americans make a New Year’s Resolution.  The number one resolution people make is, you guessed it, losing weight! However, according to a US news article written by Toby Amidor in  December 2013, did you know that of those resolution makers […]

30 Dec 18
Should I use Heat or Ice?

This is a common question that is frequently asked around our clinic. The truth? Both can be effective modes of pain relief, if used correctly. First, let’s discuss the various effects of each treatment modality. Cryotherapy is the application of ice for therapeutic benefits. Ice decreases the temperature of soft tissue and results in vasoconstriction, or […]

16 Dec 18
Can you Benefit from Running Outside?

Have you ever heard of the saying; if you do things that are out of your comfort zone, it might be good for you? When it is cold outside, most of us just hibernate indoors and exercising often gets put on the back burner until brighter and warmer days are upon us. Exercising during the […]