Archive for August, 2018

MLS Laser Therapy Offers Non-Surgical Alternative for Tibial Tendon Dysfunction

Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (TTD) is a very common acute injury that can be caused from a fall or overuse of the posterior tibial tendon.  While TTD is more likely to occur in women and those over 40, it is also very common among athletes due to the constant strain and impact put on the foot. […]

How to Incorporate More Walking into Your Day

They say that the new killer is the sitting body.  We sit at our desks while we are on the computer, we sit in the car, bus or train as we head to and from work, we sit to eat, we sit to watch TV or check our phones- we sit a lot!  And all of […]

How to Stay Motivated in Your Walking Routine

Getting started is the first step to having a walking routine, but the hardest step is staying motivated to continue to do it!  Sometimes it takes motivation from different things to help us stay on track.  To get you started, we have listed a few ways to help you stay motivated in your routine! Set […]

Laser Therapy Provides Alternative to Opioids

“In a large retrospective study involving over 390,000 older outpatients [ages 66 and up] undergoing minor ambulatory surgery procedures, older patients receiving prescription opioid analgesics within 7 days of discharge were 44% more likely to continue using opioids 1 year after surgery[1].“  This disturbing information was provided in a peer reviewed study in the Arch […]

Foot Soaks to Soothe the Mind and Feet

Foot soaks have been around for centuries with the intent to soothe the mind, body and soul.  They can be made from many different items found in nature.  Some are designed to relieve aching feet; some help remedy unwanted odor and others are purely to encourage relaxation and a sense of well-being.  Below are a […]

How to Combat Diabetes Burnout

Whether you’ve lived with diabetes for most of your life or have just recently been diagnosed, diabetes burnout is real and it could happen to you!  By learning how to recognize the symptoms of burnout and tricks to putting a halt to them, you can prevent getting yourself  into risky life-threatening situations. What is Diabetes […]