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Healthy Summer Vacation Tips

Do you have a vacation coming up soon? If your answer is “yes”, this article is perfect for you. Whether it’s a mini get-away, or you’re jetting off for a change of scenery… A vacation should be a chance to relax, unwind and completely enjoy yourself. But how many vacations start out with the best intentions and end up with a...
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What You Should Be Doing Each Day To Feel Healthier & Happier

Have you ever wondered what the best thing for getting healthy would be? Look no further, you’ll know once you’ve read this article. A lot of our patients are always on the lookout for new ways to feel great, and live a healthier lifestyle – especially after experiencing something like an ankle injury that puts them out from walking for...
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Tips To Waking Up Early

Most people spend too much time in bed – believe it or not. Even more people make the mistake of thinking that more time in bed means more energy and feeling ready for the day. Getting out of bed can be tough, I know that. Your alarm goes off and for a moment you just want to stay exactly where you are, all cozy, wishing you didn’t...
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What’s Causing My Wife’s Bad Balance?

A few days ago a gentleman called the clinic with growing concerns about his wife and asked: “Why does my wife keep falling over?...” He told us that his wife, Mary, 71, generally has good health, but lately she’s been having difficulty controlling her balance and loses confidence every time she falls… …so much so, that she...
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5 Great Things To Do In Phoenix If You Didn’t Have Back Pain

Phoenix is home to many picturesque places and fun things to do. From amazing and challenging hiking trails, attractions to visit with the kids or grandkids to parks that offer a range of different activities. There’s something for everyone. Living in Phoenix means you can walk and hike through mountain ranges, see beautiful scenery ...
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Everyday Activities That You Can Count As Exercise

I got asked this question last week by a client: “I wish I could go to the gym but it’s hard to find the time! Is there something I can do everyday (without going to the gym), that counts as exercise? I don’t always want to go to the gym, the thought of going for a run doesn’t appeal to me!” Ideally, most of us would like to h...
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How To Manage Your Stress

I was out in Phoenix the other day having a coffee and I overheard a conversation on the table next to be between two women and their newborns and it went something like this: Friend 1: “Wouldn’t it be nice to have 5 minutes to yourself?” Friend 2: “I’d love nothing more, but I just don’t have the time. I’m always running around...
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Why Chocolate Can Actually Be Good For You

You read it right! Chocolate CAN actually be good for you! It has plenty of health benefits – but, of course there’s a reason doctors and health professionals aren’t telling you to go to the nearest store and stock up on as much Hershey’s as you can. When it comes to your health, chocolate is a mixed bag… On one hand, it...
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When To Use Ice And Heat For Back Pain

Do you get confused about when to use ice and when to use heat to ease your back pain? It’s one of the most common questions I get asked on a daily basis, and it’s something that confuses people too… “Should I use ice or heat to ease my back pain?” 9 out of 10 of my clients favor heat – a hot water bottle, a nice soak in th...
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