Beyond medication, here are a few tips that may be useful when living with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Exercise • Increase muscle and bone strength • Increases flexibility • Releases endorphins that combat depression • Increases and maintains flexibility Physical therapy • Helps identify and correct imbalances in muscles of the body • Provides valuable information
What is Thai Massage? Thai Massage, or Thai Yoga Massage as it is sometimes called, is part of an ancient healing system which operates on the principle belief that invisible lines of energy call meridians run through the body supporting life and well-being. Further, the belief is that when the energy along these lines becomes
If you work hard and/or play hard you are no stranger to the effects of repetitive motion on joints, muscles and tendons. These repetitive motion injuries are painful and often disrupt our daily activities forcing us to seek medical attention or some other type of intervention. The key to dealing with repetitive motion injuries is
Who Was Atlas? Greek Mythology tells of a demigod named Hercules who, after killing his family in a fit of insanity brought on by the Goddess Hera, was given 12 Labors as penance. One such Labor was to pick golden apples from the tree in the garden of Hesperides. However, he was only a demigod.
Diabetes is a complicated disease with many variables affecting blood sugar. For this reason, Diabetes can also be a very stressful disease with which to deal. In fact, stress can have a pronounced effect on maintaining healthy glucose levels. Under stress, the hormones epinephrine and cortisol are released into the bold stream. These stress hormones