Health & Wellness

  • Common Causes of Neck Pain and How to Find Relief

    Neck pain is a common health ailment affecting millions of people each year. Often characterized by muscle stiffness, reduced mobility, headaches, and other related symptoms, relief from neck pain is a priority for those living with the condition. The good news is there are plenty of ways to achieve neck pain relief with simple home treatment methods!
  • 7 Ways to Show Gratitude for National Gratitude Month

    November is National Gratitude Month! It’s the perfect time to take a step back from the regular hustle and bustle of life and find ways to include showing gratitude each day. Not only can this help boost your mental health, but it is also a wonderful way to remind others how much they mean to you.
  • Most Common Hockey Injuries and Treatments

    Ice hockey is a popular winter sport in the United States, with thousands of amateur and professional athletes playing every year. With nonstop action and the tendency for full body contact, players are constantly at risk of experiencing hockey injuries regardless of the precautions they take.
  • Black Friday Holiday Gifts for Relaxation and Self-Care

    The holidays are right around the corner again! Time flies by with all the hustle and bustle of the year. While you plan purchases for Black Friday holiday gifts this year, take some time to think about who on your list could use some relaxation and self-care. A friend? A loved one? Maybe even yourself!
  • Emotional Wellness Tips: Checking in With Yourself

    Emotional wellness can affect your ability to carry out everyday activities, your relationships, and your overall mental health. It goes beyond just your emotional state to affect your physical well-being, as well.
  • Leg Cramp Causes and How to Treat Them Naturally

    Have you ever experienced sudden, involuntary, intense muscle pains in your calf, foot or thigh? If so, you’ve had a leg cramp. These pains can occur at any time, whether you’re exercising, walking, sitting down, or even sleeping! With so many potential leg cramp causes, these pains are very common. Just because they’re common, however, doesn’t mean there aren’t good prevention and treatment options.
  • Common Football Injuries and Recovery Methods

    Football is one of the most popular sports in America, played by over five million people ages over the age of six each year. As a full-contact sport, it comes as no surprise that sports injuries from the game can be common. While there are constant advancements in protective gear and safety protocols, football can be punishing to the body as a whole and requires players to exert huge amounts of physical effort to play their best.
  • Can Weather Affect Joint Pain?

    As fall and winter begin their annual appearance, you may start to feel the changing of the season in your joints. How come some people seem to be affected by seasonal joint pain where others are not? That’s a mystery scientists are still trying to solve. There are some potential reasons, however, as to why the changing of seasons may bring with it certain joint aches and pains.
  • 7 Tips for Caring for Older Adults

    No matter whether you’re a full-time caregiver or helping out by looking after an aging friend or family member, caring for older adults is an important part of helping them maintain a high quality of life and keep healthy. Part of learning how to take care of older adults is ensuring it's done with respect, love, and patience. The adjustment may be stressful at times, but compassion and a plan of action will go a long way!
  • What Causes Cold Weather Back Pain and How to Find Relief

    With winter around the corner, our lives start to adapt to cooler weather and the limitations that come along with that. Colder temperatures mean heavier clothes, less time spent outdoors, and a plethora of other lifestyle changes that occur each year during this seasonal change. One of the unfortunate side effects of winter setting in is the increase in cold weather back pain.
  • 6 Ways to Lower Risk Factors for Breast Cancer Naturally

    Breast cancer. Those two words are enough to make anyone worry, and reasonably so! Almost everyone knows someone touched by this disease, but there is some good news. Treatments continue to get better and we now know more than ever before about risk factors for breast cancer and how to reduce your risk of developing it.
  • Ideas to Celebrate World Mental Health Day

    If recent years have taught us anything, it’s that our mental health is precious and vitally important to every aspect of our lives! Going beyond just being happy or sad, your mental health has a direct impact on your overall well-being physically, mentally, emotionally, socially, and more. As we celebrate World Mental Health Day on October 10th, we want to take the time to find ways to improve mental health and experience all the ways it can enhance our quality of life.