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NEW JANUARY ARTICLE
How Exercise Keeps Us Young
Regular exercise has always been recommended for optimal health and youth, but did you know that the ability to stay young longer is also linked to the health of your DNA? In this month’s featured article, learn more about how exercise affects your DNA and helps keep you young.
Snowboarding may appear to some as an extreme sport and snowboarders may indeed have a risk-taking gene. However, regular snowboarders understand the importance of proper conditioning, technique, and caution while participating in this exhilarating sport. To learn more about reducing your risks while snowboarding, read below.
If you’re experiencing chronic pain it may gradually begin to affect your mental health. A positive mind promotes overall health and an enhanced quality of life.
Don’t let persistent pain disrupt your life, speak with a trained Physical Therapist today who can address the cause of your pain.
Understanding Trigger Finger
Trigger finger and trigger thumb refer to an abnormal change in the tendons that bend the fingers toward the palm of the hand. It is commonly characterized by a “catch” or an inability to straighten out the finger or thumb. Thickening of the tendons leads to the formation of a knob which gets caught within the sheath of the tendon, and triggers this problem. To learn more about how this condition develops and how it is treated read below.
Healthy meals help promote long-term health. Here are dinner and dessert recipes that are nutritious and delicious!
New Classic Meatloaf
The recipe is a combination of onions, mushrooms, carrots, thyme, garlic, black pepper, and ground beef. This hearty meal serves at least eight people and provides numerous essential vitamins and minerals. Try it today!
Banana Hempseed Berry Pudding
This gluten-free recipe is a real treat. It consists of bananas, organic berries, coconut milk, hemp seeds, chia seeds, and cinnamon. This dessert provides your body with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. You can also add maple syrup or pitted dates for added sweetness.
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