Summertime has arrived! The kids are out of school and thrilled to have a break from their everyday routine. As parents, this is an exciting time, too — this could mean family vacations, more time together throughout the week or weekends, and maybe a more relaxed schedule overall since there are fewer school commitments. However, [...]
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A cup of coffee is many people’s preferred way to start the day, but did you know that caffeine is one of the most addictive substances on earth, and that coffee consumption can decrease the amount of oxygen going to your brain? Kicking this substance out of your daily routine is a great step toward [...]
Working out is great for us in more ways than just helping our physical fitness. Working out helps us to reduce stress and anxiety, and helps to alleviate pain from previous injuries and prevent future injuries. While working out can be difficult to start, once you get used to your new routine, your mind, body, [...]
Cardiovascular health is something people don’t think a lot about – it sounds a little strange to think you can do things to keep your heart healthy, doesn’t it? But, maintaining your cardiovascular health is one of the most important things you can do for your overall health. Without your heart, your blood wouldn’t flow [...]
Was it one of your new year’s resolutions to get fit but you don’t want to join a gym or a health club? Whether it’s too expensive, there isn’t something close to you, your schedule is hard to work around, or you just like to be by yourself when working out, there are alternatives for [...]
Whether you’re dealing with a sports-related injury, an injury from a car accident, or you’re just looking to improve overall body health, seeing a physical therapist is one of the best and most effective ways to improve your body’s strength, flexibility, and function. Physical therapy helps people of all ages, whether you have a medical [...]
How does pediatric chiropractic care work? When it comes to your baby, you’ll do just about anything to ensure their health and safety. Did you know that chiropractic care does exactly that? Your little miracle is curled inside of your belly for 9 months (more or less sometimes) and they are constantly in a position [...]
Swimming is great exercise — it activates many different muscles and parts of your body, giving you a full-body workout. While it does have a number of benefits for your body, some frequent or competitive swimmers suffer from Swimmer’s Shoulder. What is “Swimmer’s Shoulder”? In swimming, you consistently make repetitive strokes, sometimes hundreds of times [...]
It’s summertime, which for many individuals means getting out on the golf course as much as possible! For most golfers, the game is fun but it can also be challenging and frustrating. A lot of golfers think that the psychological aspect of the game is the biggest challenge to becoming a better player, but there’s [...]
The weather is finally getting warmer, which in upstate New York is definitely a treat, and we can get outside and resume our favorite activities, like gardening! Gardening is an extremely peaceful and relaxing activity that allows us to connect with nature, but if you’re not taking proper precautions, it can make a lasting impact [...]