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...

Healthy Holiday Foods

This time of year many of us share meals with friends and family and eat a lot of holiday foods.  Holiday foods that may not be part of our usual diet. Some of these foods may be our favorites. And, some foods we eat out of a sense of obligation and tradition. The net...

Sex, Sciatica, the Sacroiliac and You

Being healthy means many things and a natural and normal part of health is sex and sex appeal. We may not talk about this facet of our lives very often but it is an important part of our life, our energy and our well-being. Clothing, hair styles and fashion and...