Inflammatory vs. Anti-Inflammatory Foods: How to Reduce Inflammation
Oct27

Inflammatory vs. Anti-Inflammatory Foods: How to Reduce Inflammation

Inflammation in the body can contribute to an array of health problems your patients may already be experiencing. Inflammatory foods can intensify the health issues associated with inflammation. Of course, some conditions require more rigorous treatment but suggesting an anti-inflammatory diet can help your patients cope with minor symptoms. An anti-inflammatory diet isn’t just great for fighting inflammation. Anti-inflammatory foods...

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Help Fight Breast Cancer With Radiation Therapy
Oct13

Help Fight Breast Cancer With Radiation Therapy

Did you know that breast cancer is the most common form of cancer diagnosed in women? As a matter of fact, Breast Cancer.org reports that there were “more than 3.1 million women with a history of breast cancer in the U.S” as of March 2017. Breast cancer affects about 1 in 8 U.S. women or about 12 percent.”October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and there are many things that you can do to help fight cancer. Are you looking for...

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How To Prevent Vitamin D Deficiency
Sep22

How To Prevent Vitamin D Deficiency

Fall is approaching and with it comes cooler weather, fewer hours of daylight, and more time indoors. The combination of these factors can lead you to be at a greater risk of Vitamin D deficiency. It’s the perfect time of year to familiarize yourself with information about the deficiency, so you can better determine the potential impacts it may have on your life. Making small changes to your daily habits can help reduce your risk of...

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How to Relieve Sore Feet: Foot Health Tips for Allied Travelers
Aug21

How to Relieve Sore Feet: Foot Health Tips for Allied Travelers

Whether you’re a physical therapist, a pharmacist or an MRI tech, as an allied healthcare worker, you’re probably on your feet all day. By the time your shift ends, there are most likely days where you get home from work and don’t even want to move again. You probably flop down on the couch and wish you knew how to relieve sore feet. After all, you still have plenty of work to do around your house, or maybe you want to get out and...

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Football and CTE | New Studies Raise Alarms
Aug02

Football and CTE | New Studies Raise Alarms

As many will tell you, sport physical therapists see a wide range of different patient issues. Anything from torn ACLs in the process of healing to chronic pain in every variety. As an injury that continues to garner a considerable amount of concern from the medical community, concussions are in the headlines once again with some alarming new studies regarding football and CTE. Football and CTE | What’s the Damage? A...

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Aloe Vera Benefits for Allied Travelers
Jun13

Aloe Vera Benefits for Allied Travelers

As a travel therapist, there are plenty of things you probably take with you as you move around to different assignment locations, such as your pillow and blankets, favorite outfits, and any medications you may need. Yet, there is something that has many different uses that you’re probably not bringing with you as you travel the country – but perhaps you should be. Aloe Vera. That’s right – the plant that most people associate with...

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