Digestive system

How to Strengthen your Gut to Get Through Cold and Flu Season

2023-12-20T06:51:32-05:00January 31st, 2018|Categories: Physical Therapy Articles, Nutrition Articles, Wellness Articles, Performance Enhancement Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Page Love MS, RDN, CSSD, LD During the winter, frequent changes in temperature can suppress the immune system and make even the fittest of athletes more prone to those winter colds and influenza viruses. Taking a look at your gut health is a great way to help your body fight of infection this time of year. Your digestive tract is teeming with microbes -- microscopic bacteria that can be both good and bad -- that are often referred to you [...]

The End of the Line // Colonic Constipation

2023-12-19T07:45:17-05:00October 18th, 2017|Categories: Physical Therapy Articles, Nutrition Articles, Women's Health Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Anisha Drake PT, DPT, MCS Constipation is common but rarely talked about. Many are surprised to hear that physical therapy can actually help with this frustrating condition. Before we talk about how PT can help, here are some quick and dirty facts about the end of the track. Constipation can be caused by medication, hormonal changes and even increased stress. People who are chronically constipated can start to experience depression. Continuous straining leads to hemorrhoids, possible prolapse and fissures.   [...]

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