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17 May 2022
The Relationship Between Food, Inflammation, and Pain

The Relationship Between Food, Inflammation, and Pain

Your body’s natural response to an accident or illness is inflammation. Consider it as your immune system raising the alert and beginning an attack on a potential threat, such as a germ, virus, splinter, or damaged ankle. An inflammatory response is typical, healthy, and useful in the short term. However, chronic inflammation can wear down the immune system, damage tissues and organs, speed up cellular aging, and increase the risk of chronic health disorders. Chronic inflammation is linked to heart […]

27 Oct 2021
Stretches for Alleviating Neck and Upper Back Pain

Stretches for Alleviating Neck and Upper Back Pain

With the ongoing pandemic, switch to remote work and school, and increasing time spent looking at our phones or computers, many of us may be experiencing stiffness and pain in our necks and upper backs. According to Spine-Health, this neck pain can result in headaches, sharp pains, general soreness, and radiating pain. It can even interfere with activities that involve turning your neck, such as sleeping, playing sports, getting dressed, working, or driving. The following are some stretches you can […]

30 Sep 2021
Acupuncture - Reset your nervous system

Why You Should Include Acupuncture in Your Sports Fitness Regime

 According to Johns Hopkins Medical Center Acupuncture “Acupuncture is part of the ancient practice of Traditional Chinese medicine. Traditional Chinese medicine practitioners believe the human body has more than 2,000 acupuncture points connected by pathways or meridians. These pathways create an energy flow (Qi, pronounced “chee”) through the body that is responsible for overall health. Disruption of the energy flow can cause disease. By applying Acupuncture to certain points, it is thought to improve the flow of Qi, thereby improving […]

29 Aug 2021
Back to school also means back to sports

Back to School After Lockdown- Learn How to Protect your Children from Sports Injuries.

Our kids are going back to school.  For some, it’s been almost two years since they have stepped on campus. Back to school also means back to sports. During the pandemic, High Schools and Colleges had to cancel or delay entire seasons.

29 Aug 2021
Can your Mental Health Affect Your Physical Health

Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month, celebrated in May since 1949, was founded by the National Association for Mental Health.  Each year they prepare a toolkit of information and activities to share with affiliated groups and interested organizations to conduct events around the yearly themes.

29 Aug 2021
stress awareness is crucial

Stress Awareness Prevention Month

Since 1993 Stress Awareness Prevention Month focused our attention on how stressed we are.  Spring is the perfect time to stop and assess the impact stress has on our physical, emotional, and mental health and what we can do about it.

28 Aug 2021
celebrating women of physical therapy

Celebrating Woman’s History Month

This month we celebrate Woman’s History Month. We also acknowledge the one-year mark of the Covid -19 Pandemic. It’s been an incredibly challenging and stressful year for women. 

28 Aug 2021
Carina provides Deep Laser Therapy

Time to Love Your Body

Deep Tissue Laser Therapy and how it can tune-up your life. If you speak with a world-class cellist like Yo-Yo Ma, he will probably say that much of his music flows from his relationship with his cello. 

28 Aug 2021
setting fitness goals

What Do You Aim For?

Most of us are still under lockdown orders due to the pandemic.  We thought by 2021, the political drama would be over, Covid -19 would be under control, and we could get back to our old lives. Oh well

27 Aug 2021

Aim Sports Medicine Winter Holiday Blog

Why it’s so important to keep stretching as part of your Holiday Exercise Routine. Every year we look forward to the holidays. We are excited about all the parties, presents, creating good cheer, amazing food, and celebrating with family and friends and let’s be honest, we also look forward to the downtime.