Frolicking into Fall

You’ve got to move it, move it, as the song goes. The end of summer and beginning of the fall season presents some obstacles to outdoor activity as school related activities increase, daylight decreases, and morning and evening temperatures begin to fall. Fortunately, in…

We’ve got your Back

Think about this: Back pain is the number one cause of disability worldwide in people 25 to 64 years of age, and the United States is no different. A staggering 88 Billion of federal healthcare dollars are spent annually to diagnose and provide care…

Opioids and That Slippery Slope

It is difficult to watch the evening news, read the paper, or flip through social media without seeing at least a reference to the opioid abuse crisis in America. Despite the media reminders, it is easy to ignore the realities of opioid abuse and…

Gigabytes to Terabutts

Its early December, and while still basking in the glow of Thanksgiving turkey, taters, gravy, and pumpkin pies, I am staring straight up the mountain of Holiday cookies, goodies, parties, and prolonged bouts of watching movies and football games. What’s a person to do?…

Movement Matters: Heart Matters

February is Heart Month, a time to celebrate both our love on Valentine’s Day, increasing our awareness of heart-healthy lifestyle choices, and an opportunity to consider supporting the American Heart Association and other agencies that promote improving life through healthy heart choices. For all…