How Do You Define & Improve Overall Health?

How Do You Define & Improve Overall Health?

Physical health is the most common measure of a person’s health and the metrics of physical health are familiar for many people - weight, blood pressure, cholesterol levels, etc.  It is influenced by one’s genetics and lifestyle.  It’s likely not news to anyone reading this that diet and exercise...

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How Healthy Seniors Can Avoid Dehydration

How Healthy Seniors Can Avoid Dehydration

Dehydration in seniors is common, especially when incorporating exercise and fitness programs throughout the year. Knowing the signs and prevention tips are crucial to maintaining and enjoying a healthy and fit lifestyle. Normally dehydration occurs when the body has lost too many fluids and...

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7 Tips: How to Start an Exercise Program the Right Way

7 Tips: How to Start an Exercise Program the Right Way

CrossFit, yoga, pilates, weight-lifting, running, biking, kickboxing, and many other activities have significant benefits for the body, allow for socialization, and can be a lot of fun too. However, all physical activity has a risk of injury, but there are ways to prepare and help decrease the...

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BPPV (Vertigo); and What Causes It?

BPPV (Vertigo); and What Causes It?

Are you experiencing a feeling of spinning, dizziness, imbalance, or nausea? Are these symptoms associated with movements like rolling over in bed, turning your head, moving from sitting to lying down, or bending forward? Does the feeling last less than a minute? If you answered yes to any of the...

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5 Pool Exercises for a Full Body Workout

5 Pool Exercises for a Full Body Workout

Summer is right around the corner, and as temperatures begin to rise in Arizona, pools call out to us. Pools are not only great for entertaining and cooling off, but they serve as a great source of exercise. The body systems that receive the most benefits from aquatic exercise include the...

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Morning Dizziness and Vertigo – What To Do

Morning Dizziness and Vertigo – What To Do

Have you ever gotten out of bed in the morning only to find the room spinning, making you wonder what in the world is going on? This feeling is likely caused by one of two things: vertigo or dizziness. Dizziness typically consists of nonspecific symptoms, like light-headedness or a feeling of...

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Can Physical Therapy Help with “Inner Ear” Problems?

Can Physical Therapy Help with “Inner Ear” Problems?

Balance is an important aspect of daily activities performed at home and in the community. These activities may include: walking, ascending and descending stairs, and getting out of a car. To accomplish these actions, individuals must maintain balance and equilibrium. When there is a problem,...

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Tips for Reducing Swelling After an Injury

Tips for Reducing Swelling After an Injury

You twisted your ankle, landed awkwardly from a dismount, or you threw too many dodgeballs at your office team-builder, and now you're experiencing some pain and swelling. Why does your body react this way? Well, it's part of the body's natural healing process. Here are our top 5 common questions...

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5 Ways to Stay Healthy at Work

5 Ways to Stay Healthy at Work

For many of us, we spend our days behind a computer screen or hunched over our phones—often not even taking a break to eat lunch. Today, we hope to inspire you with five ways to stay healthy at work this spring. Learn how these small shifts can make a big difference in your daily health. 1. Help...

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