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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 […]

4 Feb 18
Reasons Why Walking for Exercise Is Good For You

It is no secret that exercise is essential for your health. Those with good intentions to exercise frequently fail with excuses ranging from busy schedules and time constraints to inexperience or lack of equipment. But staying active is a key to living a longer and healthier life. A walking program is a widely accessible and […]

28 Jan 18
Can Running In The Cold Benefit You?

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 […]