Felicia Adderley-March 29, 2022
There are over 100 different types of arthritis. Osteoarthritis is the most common of them all and it affects 32.5 million adults in the United States alone. As you can imagine the worldwide number is much, much more. Other types of arthritis include psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Did you know that [...]
Felicia Adderley-March 22, 2022
The word antioxidant has been popular in the health world for many years. But what does it mean and how does it help? An antioxidant is a molecule that fights free radicals in the body. The term antioxidant is derived from the words anti and oxidant. Anti- meaning against and -oxidant which means oxidation so [...]
Felicia Adderley-March 17, 2022
We are two years into the pandemic and at times it seems like the hits just keep on coming. Just when we start to see the light at the end of the tunnel, then we find ourselves in a time of war. Gas prices are beginning to soar and who knows what will happen next. [...]
Felicia Adderley-February 22, 2022
Back pain is tricky. It can have many different causes and can pop up unexpectedly at any time of life. A few conditions that sound similar and all can cause back pain are- spondylolysis, spondylosis, and spondylolisthesis. Though they have a similar meaning, these three terms differ greatly from each other. The first term spondylosis [...]
Felicia Adderley-February 15, 2022
Have you ever experienced shin splints? It’s a condition caused by inflammation and pain on the inside of the tibia and is also known as medial tibial stress syndrome. This syndrome affects muscles, tendons, and bone tissue and is sometimes referred to as an overuse injury.  The shinbone and the connective tissues that attach your [...]
Felicia Adderley-February 8, 2022
Intermittent fasting is an effective way to control your appetite and lose weight. A regular eating schedule is included in this eating plan in addition to fasting periods. There are a lot of different terms that you can use, like eating window, eating period, and so on. Intermittent fasting places more emphasis on WHEN to [...]
The hamstrings are composed of three groups of muscles at the back of the thigh. Overstretching the hamstrings can cause them to tear, causing a hamstring strain. If just one of these muscles in the group is overstretched, a hamstring strain can develop. The pain can be mild or severe. An injury to the hamstring [...]
Compression of the median nerve can occur when it passes through the carpal tunnel, a narrow space in the wrist that houses 9 tendons plus the median nerve- so let’s just say it’s a full house. These tendons attach to the muscles in the hand and control its movement. When there is compression of the [...]
Felicia Adderley-January 18, 2022
Why You Failed at Dieting Did you know that according to the CDC, almost 50% of adults have tried to lose weight in the last 12 months? That’s right. However, many find their attempts at weight loss unsuccessful or unsustainable. Additionally, more women have tried to lose weight than men. To achieve this desired weight [...]
Felicia Adderley-January 11, 2022
How to Feel like You’re in Your 20s When You’re Not Our 20's seem to slip away from us way too quickly. Those are the years when we have the most energy and our bodies are in peak shape. As we age, our bodies experience age-related wear and tear. However, there are things you can [...]