Humans have been boiling animal bones in water, and drinking the resulting nourishing broth, since ancient times. Your grandmother probably also had a recipe for bone broth or stock and used it as a base for soups, stews and gravies – just as most good restaurants do today.
Yet if you happen to be in New York City, you mi … Read More
In 2013, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that China was eligible to export processed, cooked chicken to the United States.[i] The chicken in question would be raised in the United States, shipped some 14,000+ miles to China to be processed … then shipped another 14,000+ miles back to the US for sale and con … Read More
The only thing worse than struggling with chronic pain is watching your partner struggle with it. It’s a helpless feeling to watch someone you love deal with pain. At the same time, chronic pain affects a person’s daily life on so many levels – emotionally as well as physically.
Your partner may be struggling with emotion … Read More
Filed Under: Pain Relief
Written By: March 21,2015
Up to 10 percent of Americans have restless legs syndrome (RLS), a neurological disorder that leads to unpleasant sensations in your legs, including throbbing, creeping or pulling.
There is also an overwhelming urge to move your legs in order to find relief, and since this urge often occurs at night or when you’re trying … Read More
By Steven Hefferon, PTA, CMT
Research by Drs. Janet Travell and David Simons, authors of “The Trigger Point Manual,” has shown that trigger points are the primary cause of pain at least 75 percent of the time and are a factor in nearly every painful condition.
(Learn more about trigger point therapy here: Trigger P … Read More
Nearly half of Americans say they want restaurants to offer healthier items like salad, but only 23 percent actually order the healthy options.[i] Why aren’t we more drawn in to salads?
Many people complain that salad is like “rabbit food.” If you order a salad at a restaurant or make one at home, you probably consider it … Read More
By Steven Hefferon, CMT, PTA, CPRS
A man rushed into a veterinarian's office carrying his limp, lifeless dog. The vet examined the animal and told the man the dog was dead. The man asked if there was any way the doctor could revive the dog. The doctor left the room and returned with a cat, who sniffed the dog from head to … Read More
Okay, first you just have to watch this...
So is this woman dancing like this because she recently used a far infrared heating pad?
Well, no lol... though we wouldn't be surprised if that was the reason!
No, the reason she's dancing like this is ultimately, it seems, because she wants to... She was simply moved … Read More
Filed Under: Humor
Written By: March 3,2015
Inflammation is an innate biological process that, like stress, is good for you in small amounts … and detrimental if it becomes chronic. Typical healthy inflammation is the type of reaction that occurs when you, say, sprain your ankle.
The area becomes inflamed, which basically means you’re probably experiencing heat, pa … Read More
By Steven Hefferon, CMT, PTA, CPRS
It all started about a year after we got married. During our first year of marriage, like most couples, our focus was on starting a family, which meant we did our best to make that happen. So far, so good.
But after almost a year of trying without success, we began to wonder if something … Read More