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A Healthier You Involves More than Numbers on a Scale

By |2019-01-17T12:10:10-05:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , , |

It’s that time of the year again when we take stock of our lives and make goals for self-improvement. For many, these goals revolve around eating healthier and moving more. However, these resolutions are simply too vague to be effective, and most of us don’t have a support system [...]

Release, Restore, Relax (You deserve it)

By |2019-01-09T14:32:18-05:00January 9th, 2019|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , |

Give yourself some self-love and experience the energizing effect of our newest mindful movement class: Release, Restore, Relax. You’ll loosen tight muscles, work on enhancing flexibility, and conclude with a luxurious, guided relaxation session. Release Program Activity: Use rolling techniques and tennis balls to release tight trigger points throughout [...]

A Doctor Shares Her 11 Healthy Holiday Habits

By |2018-12-20T14:13:41-05:00December 20th, 2018|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , , , , , |

By Nancy Peters, MD The holiday season can be magical … and sometimes it can produce stress and cause us to abandon the healthy habits that we’ve maintained the rest of the year. As a doctor, I am sadly not immune to the strains of the holiday season, but [...]

Why Is It So Hard to Quit Smoking?

By |2018-08-21T03:26:56-05:00June 19th, 2018|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

There are five common obstacles that stop smokers from taking the leap, according to Amy Metzger, MSW, LCSW, behavioral health consultant at CentraState. They are: Fear of failure Lack of support Physical discomfort from withdrawal, such as cravings and urges Difficulty ending a "relationship" with cigarettes Lack of other [...]

Fight Cancer-Related Side Effects with Movement

By |2018-08-21T05:52:48-05:00June 8th, 2018|Categories: Cancer|Tags: , , , , |

By Brian Mason, PT, DPT At times, the side effects of cancer treatment can be very debilitating. Chemotherapy, radiation therapy and other treatments can affect a patient’s activities, leading to weight loss, cancer-related fatigue and worse. Luckily, there are ways to combat some of these side effects to improve [...]

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