Ice vs. Heat: Deciding Which to Use for an Injury

Pains and injuries are a part of life. People face bruises, headaches, sprained muscles, and arthritis to name a few. Ice packs and heating packs are an easy at-home treatment option for non severe injuries and pain. But when you start feeling the pain, which should you reach for? Ice or heat?  Ice therapy Also […]

A Guide to Acupuncture: The Procedure, Risks, and Benefits

Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medical practice that has been used for thousands of years. It involves the use of very thin, sterile needles. They are inserted through the skin at specific acupuncture points on the body. People often seek out acupuncture to relieve chronic pain, but there are many other conditions that it can […]

A Guide to Tennis Elbow: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments, and Prevention.

Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, is a type of tendonitis. It is a painful condition that comes from the overuse and inflammation of the muscles between the wrist and elbow. It is most commonly seen in people between the ages of 30 to 50. As the name suggests, it is a common injury in tennis […]

Relieving Neck and Back Pain at Your Desk

Why are you feeling neck and back pain at your desk? You may not realize it, but the culprit may be as simple as your workspace setup.  After a long day of working at your desk, it isn’t uncommon to feel pain and aches in your neck when you get up at the end of […]

A Guide to Massage Therapy: 4 Types and their Health Benefits

Massage therapy is a type of physical therapy that involves the pressing and kneading of soft tissues in the body. It is usually done with the massage therapist’s hands and fingers, but they can also use their forearms, elbows, or feet. People may get massages to treat injuries, pain, health conditions, and for overall wellness. […]