Understanding Bunions

Between 10 and 25% of Americans have bunions, and up to one-third of adults in the U.S. will experience them during their lifetimes. The medical term is hallux valgus, but by any name, they can be painful and make it hard to walk.  What are bunions? A bunion is a bony, painful lump that forms […]

Resistance Exercise and Weight Loss

Losing just 5% to 10% of your body weight can improve your health if you are overweight. For a 150 pound person, that can be as little as 7.5 pounds. For a 200 pound person, it would be just 10 pounds. But losing weight can be difficult. While there is recent research that challenges some […]

On the Front Lines against Pain

October is the month observing both chiropractic care and physical therapy. Chiropractors and physical therapists have different training, methods, and philosophies. However, they have one significant thing in common: both are first-line responders to pain. As such, they provide an alternative to opioids that can help to reduce the impact of opioid use and addiction […]

Meet Your Achilles Tendon

The Achilles tendon is a band of tissue connecting your calf muscle to your heel. It lets you stand on your toes, spring into a run, and jump. It’s the longest, strongest tendon in your body. The Achilles tendon gets its name from Achilles, the mythical Ancient Greek warrior who got super strength from a […]