Nutrition Label 101: How to Read Labels

Nutrition labels can be extremely confusing if you don’t know what exactly you’re looking at, but it can be vital information for maintaining a healthy diet and lifestyle. When you learn more about the nutrition label, you’ll be able to make smarter decisions about what you’re putting into your body. What are the important things…
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5 Exercises Using Instability to Improve Lumbar & Core Stability

Tired of the same old core exercises? Feel like your core exercises are too easy? If you are serious about your health and fitness, you probably like a good challenge. The body requires extra stress to make any positive adaptations. Adaptations to improve strength and endurance do not come without a little hard work. One…
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How to Improve Your Hamstring Flexibility

Hamstring strains are a common sports injury. The prevalence of a hamstring strain has been reported between 8%-25% with average loss 2-6 weeks of sporting absence. Recurrence of these injuries are all too common, 60-70% will have another hamstring strain in subsequent seasons. Hamstring flexibility is one the common factors that are studied when trying…
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Common Shoulder Injuries in Athletes

Athletes of all levels put a lot of stress on their bodies, which makes them more susceptible to an injury. For athletes who play sports that involve throwing or swinging of the arm, the chance of a shoulder injury occurring is very common and likely. Any repetitive arm motions like those that occur in sports…
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Contributors of Low Back Pain: Hip Range of Motion

Low back pain is a common problem across the world. Researchers and clinicians alike continue to strive towards a better understanding of low back pain and the best treatments. One way to try to understanding patients with low back pain is to compare them to people who do not have low back pain. When comparing…
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The Value of a Comprehensive Evaluation

Fast cars, fast food, fast internet, and fast package delivery…. People in today’s culture seem to strive for speed and efficiency. The same is true in healthcare. Numerous studies show that the average face to face time with a physician is declining. The average medical doctor is exceptionally smart, but time limitations can infringe on…
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