Tag Archives: tendons

Secret formula to be happy and lean

August 18, 2013

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by Dr. Alan Christianson —  The secret formula to being happy and lean is 70-100 mg/dl — that is it. Now that you know the secret, here are more details. The numbers reflect the ideal range of your blood sugar. When there is too little, your brain and muscles cannot work at their best. When […]

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Reflexology — healthy feet, healthy body

July 27, 2013

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by Fatina Hijab —  The art of reflexology has a definite place in our modern world. Human feet are equipped with curves, nerves, muscles and bones of many shapes and sizes. Although our ancestors walked the earth with bare feet, we have embraced paved streets that cause our arches to collapse and tortuous, tight-fitting shoes […]

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Trimethylglycine (TMG) to the Rescue

June 1, 2013

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Many people believe or were taught that diet alone provides adequate nutrition and that we do not need to take nutritional supplements. I, too, believed this at one time. However, years of experience as a physician proved me wrong. Our food supply today is low in nutrients — even the […]

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Replacement medicine vs. regenerative medicine

March 24, 2013

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by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  Far too often, I hear from a patient that he or she was never told that there was an alternative — such as regenerative medicine — to surgery and joint replacement. It is particularly sad when a patient has had replacement medicine and is still in pain. This article […]

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Regenerative joint therapy optimizes joints

September 23, 2012

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  Regenerative joint therapy (RJT), also known as prolotherapy, is a treatment for joint injuries and strains. Joint injuries are common and can lead to arthritis or joint diseases. Arthritis is caused by inflammation of the joint and is accompanied by stiffness, aches and pains from injuries, or strain on the […]

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Treat fibromyalgia with acupuncture

September 6, 2012

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by Dr. Simon Shim and Paul Shim —  “Chest out and stand up straight!” That is what I always tell people who have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia (FM) because, in spite of modern treatment, the patient experiences widespread pain in the muscles, ligaments and tendons. The area of pain is where muscles connect to bones. […]

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Prolotherapy for sports injuries

March 1, 2012

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by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  Nearly anyone who has ever experienced a sports- or exercise-related injury can tell you that sports medicine is a branch of medicine that deals with physical fitness, treatment and prevention of those injuries. Although sports teams have employed physicians for many years, it is only since the late 20th […]

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Rolfing® is the answer — no matter your age

March 1, 2012

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by Deanna Melnychuk —  As we grow older, we tend to restrict our activities; our lives slow down. We sit at our computers, perform a repetitive job or play one sport (golf, for example). Usually, we forget to stretch. One day, our joints do not move as well as they did; we have lost our […]

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Bowen Therapy allows the body to heal naturally

February 25, 2012

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by LuAnn Drake —  Bowen Therapy is a gentle form of hands-on bodywork procedures that are performed on muscles, tendons and ligaments. The “moves” cause an immediate muscle relaxation, which begins the healing process. Bowenwork was developed more than 60 years ago in Australia and is now being practiced in 30 countries. The practice addresses […]

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Are you tired of living with hip pain?

February 24, 2012

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by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  Hip pain is one of the more common complaints of patients who come to our office. It frequently results from a recent injury or past traumatic event, such as a motor vehicle accident, fall or sports injury. Patients with hip injuries rarely have pain that involves only the hip. […]

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