According to the World Health Organization (WHO) obesity over the last 50 years has been on the rise with studies showing that obesity and the clinical risks it causes are worsening. Since 2016, nearly 2 billion adults over the age of 18 worldwide were considered overweight with 650 million of them being morbidly obese with… Continue reading Obesity Causes Clinical Health Risks
Many of our Vietnam War Veterans were exposed to a toxic, plant herbicide called Agent Orange that was used by the U.S. to clear foliage in Vietnam. The U.S. sprayed over 11 million gallons of Agent Orange throughout Vietnam; in fact, over 20 times more than the manufacturer recommended. Those that came in contact with… Continue reading Veterans who served need our HELP!
From shoulders and elbows to hips and knees, joints are important parts of the body that help your limbs move. Therefore, experiencing joint pain can be very uncomfortable and make it difficult to move or perform daily activities. Unfortunately, joint pain can affect more than one joint at a time. So, what helps with joint… Continue reading Experiencing Joint Pain
Chemotherapy Inducted Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN) – a side effect to therapeutic cancer treatment You probably know someone who has been affected by cancer, whether it was a family member, friend or maybe even YOU. Regardless of the person, a cancer diagnosis and treatment can be overwhelming to endure and hard on family and friends. Patients… Continue reading Chemotherapy Inducted Peripheral Neuropathy
Chronic pain affects millions of people in the United States with more than 1 in 5 adults who suffer from the debilitating condition. In 2021 a CDC survey reported, an estimated 51.6 million adults (20.9%) suffer with chronic pain lasting 3 months or longer and 17.1 million (6.9%) suffer with high-impact chronic pain/intractable pain, a… Continue reading Finding the Cause and Treating the Pain
Attending summer school is a great way to achieve your academic goals and excel in future skill sets aimed at a career. A quick review once and awhile on courses that we studied and some subject matter we may have forgotten is a good idea. Let’s review some basics about neurons and the key role… Continue reading Neurons are nerve cells that send messages all over your body
A physical therapist’s main goals are to help relieve pain, improve joint movement, assist in recovery from an injury or surgery, and prevent disability. The road to recovery can be a long and challenging process. Physical therapists play a significant role in helping improve your quality of life. Let’s get physical and get your body… Continue reading Ways Physical Therapy Can Improve Your Recovery
Opioid prescriptions today continue to play a role in the addictive crisis even though there are other treatment options to help manage pain. In the late 1990’s pharmaceutical companies reassured the healthcare community that patients would not become addicted to opioid pain relievers. Healthcare professionals began to prescribe them which later led to widespread misuse… Continue reading Opioid usage reduced with a non-opioid treatment
Dating back centuries, electricity has been used in ancient medical treatments. The historical journey begins dating back to ancient Egypt where electric fish played a big part in bioelectricity and electrotherapy. The electric fish known as the Nile catfish were used by ancient Egyptians for medical treatments. This was due to their bilateral polar field… Continue reading The History of Using Bioelectricity in Medicine
Electric cell-Signaling (EcST) is the ability to use multiple comprehensive signals along with electrical energy waves with harmonic resonance to direct the cells to do specific things. That is just a fundamental process by which the cells in the nervous system correspond with each other to process the information and do what they need to… Continue reading What is Electric-cell Signalizing (EcST)?