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Anatomy, Surgery

Skeletal System: Bones, Joints, Cartilage, Ligaments, Bursae

Our musculoskeletal system is made up of muscles, tendons, ligaments, bones, cartilage, joints and bursae. Our muscles work with the nervous system to … [Read More...]

Knee Popping after Meniscus Surgery: What does it mean?

Many people experience knee popping or other cracking sounds as a result of their meniscus surgery. While this can be uncomfortable and irritating, … [Read More...]

A to Z

Whooping Cough (Pertussis)

Whooping cough or pertussis is a serious, contagious infection of the respiratory tract caused by the bacteria Bordetella pertussis that attacks the … [Read More...]

The DASH Diet

The DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) was a research study testing how what we eat effects our blood pressure. A diet reduced in total … [Read More...]

Healthy Living

Healthy Living

Ahh, the stress-free life. We all want it. But it takes a little work and planning so our health doesn't add stress to our everyday living. Preventive … [Read More...]

101 Activities You Can Do When the TV is OFF!

Did you know that kids spend about 4-6 hours every day sitting in front of a screen? Considering kids get home from school about 3 o'clock and go to … [Read More...]

Nutrition

Metabolism Test for Basal and Resting Metabolic Rate

After weeks of frustration trying to lose weight I decided to get a metabolic assessment at my club. The goal of the test is to find two points in my … [Read More...]

Nutrition

A full mouth is a quiet mouth was my mom’s nutrition philosophy in a nutshell. To be fair, she didn’t have a big budget, the Internet, or Rachel Ray’s … [Read More...]