5 Things That Help to Reduce Stress

Let’s face it, life can get pretty crazy. Taking some time to just sit back and relax is good for you when trying to reduce stress. Between work, family, socializing with friends, and unexpected life events –– it’s important for you to take a few moments for yourself every day. However, you might not be…
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Are you Ready for Water Sports? 10 Tips to a Safe Summer

June 20, 2017 at 11:24 PM the sun was as close as it will be to Minnesota, marking the beginning of summer. Since it is officially summer and the temperatures are finally starting to rise it seems to be a great time to discuss some of the most popular water sports. Since Minnesota has 11,842…
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5 Keys to Preventing and Treating Hamstring Strains

Hamstring strains are a common injury for high speed runners. Track and field, soccer, baseball and football are common sports where athletes will hit top speed. Hamstring strains account for approximately 12-16% of all injuries and re-occurrence of the injuries have been reported to be between 22-34%. The hamstring muscles are the three muscles located…
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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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3 Ways to Help Keep Baby’s Hips Healthy

Human development is truly one of the most fascinating things in life. There is something so precious about babies cuddling, children smiling, and a child saying, “I love you” for the first time. From a physical development perspective, one common, often preventable problem is developmental dysplasia of the hips. Developmental dysplasia is a condition where…
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6 Check Points for Returning to Spring Running

As spring arrives and temperatures begin to warm, the trails and sidewalks begin to fill with people who are excited to get out of the home or office. Some prefer to walk with pets or friends, others prefer to walk alone. If you are anything like me, you are excited to get back to running…
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Seasonal Safety: Home Check-up Tips for Spring

Anytime the season changes; it’s smart to make some seasonal safety checks through the inside and outside of your home. The fall and winter months can cause your home to endure some serious wear and tear. So it’s important to do a check-up to address any damage before the spring and summer elements make matters…
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Injury prevention: Safe Landing Strategies for a Fall in Each Direction

Injuries from falls continue to be a large problem in the United States. In a given year, forty percent of people over the age of sixty-five will sustain at least one fall. The issue with falling, besides the need to get back up, is that thirty percent of these falls cause moderate to severe injuries….
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3 Signs of the Most Common Wrist Fracture & Prevention Strategies

Slipping on ice, riding a bike, rollerblading, slipping on the stairs, and catching a toe on a curb are just a few of the many ways a person may sustain a fall. Accidents happen. So let’s say you or someone you know fall and reach out to break the fall, landing on their wrist. The…
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25 Motivational Quotes to Kick-Start Your New Year

The start of a new year is a very exciting time, isn’t it? It provides us with a time to evaluate our progress from the past year to see how much we’ve accomplished, and what we want to achieve next. Whether you set resolutions, goals, dreams or aspirations, they are a great way to provide…
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