Healthy Living

Get going, baby

One of the first things to do is to consult your health care provider before you participate in any form of exercise. Train as you feel able and nourish yourself with health conscious foods. Being physically active during your pregnancy has many benefits including reduced backaches, bloating ...

Strong Systems with essential oils

With the bombardment of toxins in our food, skin care, body care, cleaning products, pesticides, GMO's, added hormones, not to mention the increased need to achieve more and more and everyday stress, it's a wonder that any of us are healthy. Some body functions that seem to be particularly ...

A better fit for a better you

There is a television commercial that asks if you have back or knee pain because Medicare may pay for a brace for you. Simply call to see if you qualify. Of course, you qualify. They bill your insurance, and you open up your package that came in the mail and say "now what?" If this is your ...

A total body approach to a new you

New Year's resolutions typically focus on reactive goals like losing weight or getting back into that workout routine. However, thinking about resolutions in a more proactive, long-term way can give you more motivation and the willpower to stick with it. A commitment to proactive total body ...

Get back to your life

Did you know that low back pain is the second most common cause of disability in the United States? Over 80 percent of the US population will experience an episode of lower back pain at some time during life. For most, recovery can happen within a few months, but the incidence of low back pain ...

Exercise, metabolism, and weight management

Many people realize that muscles pull on bones to create movement, enabling the body to walk, talk, jump, dance, eat, and smile, but is that all that they do? In a 2012 review, Pedersen and Febbraio reviewed the function of skeletal muscle and its role in combating diabetes, cardiovascular ...

ART Now In MQT

Tight muscles, weakness or limited range of motion keeping you from taking the next step in your journey to a healthy lifestyle? Active Release Technique (ART) may be your answer. One of the fastest growing treatment methods for soft tissue, ART was specifically created to treat the damage ...

Sitting is the NEW habit to quit

Sedentary behavior (from the Latin sedere-''to sit'') is the term used to describe behaviors for which energy expenditure is low; such as prolonged sitting time at our desk in grade school and college, travelling to and from work, at work, and at home. Research commissioned by the British ...

Balance by Acupuncture

Acupuncture is the ancient technique that fine, sterile needles about the size of human hair are gently placed superficially into the skin. Acupuncture is a safe and practical form of Chinese Medicine that can be useful for assisting many different disease conditions for all types of people ...