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How to Recharge Your Mind and Body with Therapeutic Yoga

A survey conducted by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine (NCCIM) found that yoga is one of the most sought after and used forms of complementary medicine. According to NCCIM, people who seek the use of yoga to address back pain report after six months of practicing yoga significantly less disability, pain, and […]

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5 Ways to Build a Positive Relationship with Food and Stop Emotional Eating

Being healthy is not just about making good food choices. It’s about having a positive relationship with food. As with other relationships in your life, it’s important for your relationship with food to be a healthy one. Having a positive relationship with food involves some key shifts in thoughts and behaviors: 1. Become aware of […]

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Four Steps to Launching a Successful Health Coaching Program

Half of all patients leave their medical visit without understanding what their physician said to them or what they’re supposed to do. Health coaching helps patients understand their treatment and actively participate in their care. Coaches support patients in developing and following action plans for healthier behaviors. Health coaching has clinical and operational benefits and […]

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7 Healthy Habits to Treat Yourself With

As a caregiver, you have a job that changes constantly depending on your loved one’s health and needs. You deal with expectations and feel many emotions. Being a caregiver can be a long journey with many challenges. Taking good care of yourself is essential to your health and sense of well-being. It also helps the […]

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Three Reasons Why Eating Well Is Not Just About Food

The Mediterranean diet was voted the best diet in 2019 by US News and World Report and it includes many foods that can help your health—but when it comes to eating healthy, this diet shows that it is not just about the food. People who follow this diet in Greece, Spain, and other Mediterranean countries might be healthy […]

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Understanding How Your Weight Affects Your Chronic Pain 

Today, 1 in every 4 American adults has obesity. Yet, there are more health problems associated with obesity than just being over-weight. One way obesity can cause chronic pain is that the extra mass or amount of tissue on your body puts a heavier load on your bones and joints. Just like an overloaded piece […]

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Don’t Fall for Fad Diets—Find A Nutrition Plan Made For You

Don’t be fooled by fad diets! Finding the best nutrition plan for you starts with nutritional counseling. Extreme dietary changes can harm you—both physically and psychologically. Cyclical weight loss and regain is bad for health and makes permanent weight loss more difficult. That’s why it must be left up to the professionals to know the […]

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12 Foods You Should Eat to Reduce Chronic Pain

Research shows that foods and drinks that reduce inflammation can reduce chronic pain and improve your mood. Avoiding foods and drinks that cause inflammation can also help. In fact, changing your diet and lifestyle can allow you to work with your health care team to reduce the amount of medication you take or even stop […]

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Two Expressive Therapies Proven to Help You Heal

Expressive art therapy combines psychology and the creative process to promote emotional growth and healing. For some, music and art are therapeutic tools that can help nurture personal growth and transformation. These therapeutic interventions are tailored to the individual’s needs and are constructed to help a patient achieve her/his therapeutic goals. They allow the patient to express […]

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If Love Hurts on Valentine’s Day, the Solution is Self-Care

Valentine’s Day has always been celebrated as the “most romantic day of the year”, but for caregivers that invest more time in others than they do themselves, it’s not only about sending flowers, chocolates, and a card to your significant other. During my recent visit to a pain clinic, I met with a group of women […]

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