Monthly Archives: January 2012

3 Common Muscular Imbalances and Strategies to Correct Them

Is muscular imbalance causing your back or neck pain or leading to a potential injury? As an Exercise Physiologist at PLC, one of my roles is to screen patients for muscular imbalances.  These imbalances are not limited to athletes and … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions: Making Healthy Changes Last

As the clock strikes midnight on December 31st, many people have a laundry list of resolutions to achieve in the New Year. Many of these resolutions are health related, such as losing weight, eating healthier and participating in more regular … Continue reading

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Some Do’s and Don’ts of Exercise

People are always willing to give you advice on how to exercise.  What to do and what not to do.  Here is a short, yet info packed, article on some beneficial do’s and don’ts of exercise.  Remember that every body … Continue reading

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The Truth About Radiation Risks From Medical Imaging

Much has been written in recent years about the potential harm from radiation associated with medical imaging, such as CT Scans.  These sources have tended to assume as proven fact that the radiation doses associated with medical imaging are harmful … Continue reading

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What is the DASH Diet?

The DASH diet was just named the “best diet overall” by U.S. News & World Report in its “2012 Best Diets Rankings”. What is the DASH Diet? The DASH Diet stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension.  It was designed … Continue reading

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Recipe: White Bean Soup with Fresh Greens

White Bean Soup with Fresh Greens Serves 8 This recipe will warm you up on a cold day as it loads your body with powerful antioxidants and provides your taste buds with savory flavors.  At just 115 calories and 16 … Continue reading

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Add these 4 Simple Immune-Boosting Steps to your “To Do” List

As you know, this time of year is the prime time for colds and flu to rear their ugly heads.  To potentially reduce your risk of  getting sick, wash your hands frequently, get plenty of rest, and focus on adding these 4 … Continue reading

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