Posts Tagged "Arthritis"

Real Talk: How To Pick The Best Chair For Your Office

Real talk: How do you pick the best chair for your office? Many opinions exist on this topic…not all helpful! The next three minutes will literally save you years of pain and thousands of dollars in wasted and over- promising furniture. (I hate furniture that doesn’t keep its’ promises.) Back pain, headaches, neck pain? All day with the wrong office chair choice. Did you know that most people sit for 40 to 80 hours per week? That is a recipe for chronic pain regardless of how much exercise you do to correct it. Click on the video below  for some very important chair purchasing options as well as what to do if you cannot buy another chair for your...

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Overcoming Back Pain: New Doctor Recommendations

Overcoming Back Pain: New Doctor Recommendations Written by Jeffrey Herschler Tuesday, 28 February 2017 00:00 According to an American College of Physicians (ACP) press release posted 2/14/17 and entitled ACP Issues Guideline for Treating Nonradicular Low Back Pain: …recommends…that physicians and patients should treat acute or subacute low back pain with non-drug therapies such as superficial heat, massage, acupuncture, or spinal manipulation. “Physicians should reassure their patients that acute and subacute low back pain usually improves over time regardless of treatment,” said Nitin S. Damle, MD, MS, MACP, President, ACP. “Physicians should avoid...

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How I Lost The Baby Weight Without Trying

How I Lost The Baby Weight Without Trying

How I Lost The Baby Weight Without Trying Happy New Years, Friends! I hope this email finds you well:  hopeful and in good spirits after the holidays. I just wanted to share something with you that has taken me by surprise as we roll into the New Year. As many of you know, 6 sleepless months ago (ha) my husband Eric and I had our first daughter, Sage Wolf Kaplan.  If you have been to the office in the last 5 months you have probably met her delicious little face because she comes to work with me.   Yes, I feel lucky. I won’t go over in this blog how many incredible things I learned about health during and after my pregnancy but this time of year we have some VERY common...

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‘Ain’t Nobody Got Time For That Crispy Coconut Chicken Fingers’ and Your Health

Do you feel like you don’t have enough time to make a healthy home cooked meal? (Like me). Are you always on the go trying to find time to sit down and eat a quick bite of whatever you can get your hands on? (Like me). Well you are not the only one! This trend has unfortunately become an epidemic in America today. We’ve all adapted to a fast paced lifestyle and are taking less time for ourselves and our personal wellness.  Work, kids, spouse, errands, repeat.   We are trained from a young age that it is okay to scarf down a quick meal like fast food or sandwich while driving in our cars.  It’s the ‘grab & go’ lifestyle.  Sound like...

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The Skinny on the Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Although the ‘anti-inflammatory diet,’ is probably one of the least sexy and least extreme nutrition games out there right now (Cookie diet anyone?), it is a loose outline to quite literally save your life as well as your waistline! What do I mean by that? Have you heard about those gnarly chronic degenerative diseases that are making Americans very sick?  Think Type II or non-insulin dependent diabetes, heart disease and Alzheimer’s to name a few.   Nasty stuff and a hard way to navigate the second half of your life.   Chronic degenerative diseases are the result of chronic inflammation in the body.  This stuff doesn’t happen overnight. When it comes to chronic...

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