6 Nutrients You Need for Strong Bones

Nutrients You Need for Strong Bones

Optimal bone health won’t just come naturally, it has to be worked at. As we get older our bones start to lose their mass, density, and strength and with this comes an increased risk of falls, fractures, and bone diseases. Bones are vital living tissues that constantly undergo remodeling. That means we need to maintain […]

How to choose a supportive pair of athletic shoes

Good Pair of Shoes

It’s easy to overlook the importance of good footwear. You may even think about spending a little less money on a pair of shoes for your physical activities. But think again. A poor choice in footwear can cause all sorts of problems: foot pain, back pain, achilles tendinitis, runner’s knee, and a whole host of other […]

3 Ways to Reduce Swelling After an Injury

Dealing with Swelling

Seconds after an injury the body’s inflammatory response will immediately start the healing process. The tissues around the site of injury are flooded with fluid and proteins to help deal with the damage, circulation to the area increases, and the injury starts to feel warm and tender. Swelling is the body’s natural reaction to an […]

What you should know about hip arthritis

Hip Replacement

Arthritis is an inflammation of the joints that can lead to pain, stiffness, and tenderness. It is a condition experienced by millions of Americans and is the number one leading cause of disability in the country3. As we get older, our joints experience natural wear and tear. Sometimes that wear and tear become excessive and […]