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November 29, 2021
Scoliosis Exercises

We’re here to talk to you today about postural scoliosis and two exercises that you can do at home to decrease your pain, while improving your posture! When we think of postural scoliosis, I want you to think posture = muscle. This condition is the cause of uneven muscle distribution between the left and right […]

November 22, 2021
The Benefits of Having a Pet

Dr. Matthew Phinney: We have Dr. Laurie Brush here with us today from Heaven at Home Pet Hospice. She is going to talk to us today about pet care, the benefits of pet ownership, and ways to make sure that you pet’s live long and happy lives. So, Dr. Brush, tell us a little about yourself […]

November 15, 2021
5 Keys to a Happy, Healthful Thanksgiving!

posted: Feb. 28, 2017. 1. Don’t Skip Breakfast and Be Sure to Have a Light Lunch- Many out there think skipping breakfast or lunch will save them some room extra calories later. Bad idea! This strategy will leave you hungry and increase the likelihood you indulge on sweet and fatty foods before and during the […]

November 8, 2021
The Cervical spine and How it Works

Our spines are one of the most complex functions in our body. The cervical spine serves a key purpose in sending messages from the brain to all parts of the body. Made up of seven bones and various shock-absorbing extras, the cervical spine begins right below our skulls, and runs down to the chest area […]

November 1, 2021
Accident Pain

The pain caused by an accident can affect you in several levels – it can range anywhere from a very subtle, occasional pain; to a severe, noticeable feeling. More often than not, patients are aware of what is causing their pain. Whether it be a car accident or common sprain from lifting a heavy object; […]

October 25, 2021
Steps Towards Relief From Neck Pain

Neck pain, or cervical discomfort, can be a symptom from a range of various problems, such as whiplash, poor posture, herniated discs, muscle strain, and more. Depending on the type of pain that you are feeling, steps towards relief can almost always be taken. Below are a few that we thought were simple, yet helpful. […]

October 18, 2021
PAIN EXERCISES

When experiencing back, shoulder, or spinal pain; the common healing advice is to ‘take it easy’ and rest. While this may work in the short term, the best way to heal pain is to exercise & move the affected area. While rest may be a wise move during the first few days’ post-injury, starting gentle, […]

October 11, 2021
PINCHED NERVES

Nerves are bundles of fibers that extend from our brain and spinal chords, using signals to communicate senses or movement throughout our bodies. When a pinched nerve occurs, too much pressure is being applied to the nerve, and pain is caused. This pressure may be caused by a variety of things such as holding your […]

October 4, 2021
RIGHT DIRECTION NUTRITION

Today we’ve got Jane White here from Right Direction Nutrition. Jane is a local-area weight loss specialist & healthful living guru, and she’s here to talk to us about how you can lose weight. She’s been on the Grand Rapids Weight Loss Crusade for the past 5 years, and has lost 5,000 pounds for the […]

September 27, 2021
STAVING OFF DEMENTIA

More and more Americans are being diagnosed daily with things such as Alzheimer’s and Dementia, yet there’s things that we can be doing that will decrease our chances of Dementia. STAVING OFF DEMENTIA One of the things in which you can do to decrease the likelihood of going down that road, would be to challenge […]

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