Obesity

Are You Being Tricked By Your Halloween Treats?

2023-12-20T06:12:28-05:00October 11th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Are you wondering about how you should feel about the sugar rush that’s inevitable with Halloween? Should your kids be allowed to eat ALL of the candy they get? Will your kids be happy if you limit the treats they get? Are sugar and food dyes really bad? If you are like most parents, these questions may arise each year. The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends a maximum of 6 teaspoons or 25 grams for women and 9 teaspoons or 38 grams for men [...]

Will Cryotherapy Benefit Me?

2020-04-07T12:36:26-04:00March 1st, 2018|Categories: Cryotherapy Articles, Physical Therapy Articles, General Information, Wellness Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

People often ask why there is a Whole Body Cryotherapy machine in our physical therapy practice? and I say why not?! Whole Body Cryotherapy, WBC, is a fantastic adjunct to any physical therapy treatment on many levels. PAIN RELIEF Whole Body Cryotherapy will provide pain relief via the production of norepinephrine, NE.  Cold exposure releases NE, into the bloodstream and to the brain. This release of NE is one of the most consistent and profound physiological consequences to cold exposure. [...]

Is Sitting the New Smoking?

2023-12-19T16:54:29-05:00November 29th, 2017|Categories: Physical Therapists News, General Information, Wellness Articles, Prevention Articles, Ergonomics Articles, Physical Therapy Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

No SEDENTARY is! Dr. James Levine, director of the Mayo Clinic at Arizona State University, coined the phrase “Sitting is the new smoking”. Studies have correlated chronic sitting with an "increased risk for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, breast cancer, kidney disease in women colon cancer in men, numerous chronic issues related to obesity, and death." This means that if you work out and eat well, but then sit all day you are still considered a sedentary person.  The prolonged sitting cancels out the [...]

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