Is It Allergy or The Flu?

With the spring allergy season starting to affect some of my patients, I am getting questions on how to tell whether they have an allergy or the Corona virus. Here are four ways to tell: 1. An allergy will not cause swollen lymph glands. A virus will cause swollen...

Stress Reducing Tips

When you are under stress your body reacts by tightening muscles, reducing your ability to digest your food, increasing blood pressure and heart rate as part of its stress response. This can lead to headaches, body pains, digestive upsets, and heart problems. The...

8 TIPS TO AVOID SPRING CLEANING INJURIES

As more of us get into spring cleaning and readying our houses for visitors over the coming weekends and holidays, we often see an up-tic in spring cleaning injuries. Here are 8 simple suggestions to make your cleaning safer. Make your body more stable to withstand...

PAIN FREE YARDWORK TIPS

With longer days and warmer temps we feel more energetic and often want to (or need to) work on our yards and homes. Many times after tackling these projects we feel a great sense of accomplishment. But a day or two later we may be surprised by having pains we...

HOW TO SPEED HEALING OF A SPRAIN

Sprains and strains are like close cousins in the world of injuries. How do you tell them apart? A sprain involves ligaments at a joint, and strains involve muscles. If a muscle is injured near a joint it can be hard to tell a sprain from a strain. But since you would...