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Wellness vs. dieting in pain management

When you’re in pain, the last thing you want is for your doctor to tell you that it would get better if you just lost weight. In fact, weight is…

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Wellness

Traveling? Add 'stop, think, stretch' to your itinerary

According to the National Institutes of Health, pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined and pain is cited as the most common reason Americans access the…

Stopping migraines before they start

A migraine isn’t just a bad headache; it’s a specific type of headache that comes with severe throbbing or pulsing pain on one side of the head – or sometimes…

The vicious cycle between pain and depression

There is a well-documented link between pain and depression that can make both of them harder to treat if they’re not dealt with quickly. Pain causes depression and depression causes…

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Motivation

How to help your loved one manage pain – without burning out yourself

An estimated 67 million Americans are unpaid caregivers who spend about 20 hours a week taking care of a sick or disabled person – usually a child, partner or parent.…

The X Factor in your Recovery is: YOU

Doctors, therapists and nutritionists can do a lot to ease your pain, but there’s only one person who can take your treatment all the way. That’s right, it’s you. As…

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Recipes for Recovery

Pain-Free Morning Parfait

1/2c. plain Greek yogurt (for the vitamin d and calcium to strengthen bones) 1 tbsp almond butter (calcium, protein, magnesium, alpha linolenic acid to help with inflammation) 1/2c. blueberries (anthocyanins…

Hydrating Watermelon Cherry Salad

2 cups cubed watermelon (contains 92% water) 1/4 cup mint leaves torn (mint has methol which helps relax muscles) 1 cup cherries, pitted and halved (cherries contain quercetin which helps…

Low Stress Cashew Crusted Baked Salmon

Fatty fish such as salmon and artic char provide healthy Omega 3s that help with stress on the body by balancing out our hormones and help reduce inflammation. Salmon also…

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