Got Chocolate Milk?

If you’re an athlete, or just someone who enjoys working out in the gym, this is for you. Studies have proven that drinking chocolate milk after a vigorous workout can help replenish exhausted muscles and significantly aid in exercise recovery. After you workout what is your favorite choice of sports drink? Gatorade, Powerade, All Sport, or water? Let’s take a … Read More

Should I use a hot or cold compress?

Hot and Cold Compress Do you know which one to use?     Quite often my clients ask me if they should use a hot or cold compress on their specific injury. Allow me to explain the difference between the two. Hot Compress: Also known as heat therapy. Use a hot compress or heat pack to relief chronic pain to an … Read More

Hugs Reduce Blood Pressure

It’s a known fact that hugs feel good, but is there a connection between hugs and heart health? A University of North Carolina study showed that hugs increased levels of the hormone oxytocin and reduced blood pressure.  A daily dose of oxytocin from hugging can help protect us from heart disease. Hugs have also been shown to improve overall mood, … Read More