5 Stats You’ll Want to Know About Traumatic Brain Injuries

TBI Stats

It’s simple. We are not as aware as we should be about the prevalence of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). You may think that because your child doesn’t play football, they are not at risk. Maybe you see yourself as a careful driver so getting in an accident that could cause a TBI is unlikely. You […]

Achieve a Strong Surgery Recovery: 5 Simple Steps

Recovering from Surgery Steps

Arriving home following an operation is usually a time of great relief. The surgery is complete, you’ve been discharged from hospital and you’re now looking forward to recovering in the comfort of your own home. The worst is over. Or so you thought. But according to a 2010 study published in the Journal Archives of […]

Why Traumatic Brain Injuries Should Be on Your Radar

Traumatic Brain Injuries

This month is Brain Injury Awareness Month. The purpose of this month is to raise awareness of brain injuries and provide support to those who need it. Traumatic brain injuries go beyond athletic concussions. And they are more common than you think. In fact, every nine seconds someone in the United States sustains a brain […]

5 Amino Acids that Will Improve Your Life

5 Important Amino Acids

Everyone can benefit from amino acid supplements, not just athletes. You might be wondering how an amino acid can improve your life. To begin, amino acids are the building blocks of proteins which is a major component of every single cell in the body. Proteins provide the structure and support our cells need. Think of […]

5 Problems with the American Diet

Problems with the American Diet

In 2015 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released new dietary guidelines about healthy eating. The guideline includes eating less sugar, limiting calories from saturated fats, and reducing sodium intake1. All the suggestions given are perfectly reasonable. But the only problem is that most American’s don’t follow them. Alongside our high consumption of […]

What You Should Know About Plantar Fasciitis

What is plantar fasciitis

If you sit down and place your feet together then flex your toes upwards, the slight pull that you feel at the soles of your feet is a band of tissue called the plantar fascia. It connects your heel bone to your toes. When the plantar fascia is strained, it becomes weak, swollen, and irritated. […]