Center for Health & Wellness
To Foam Roll or Not to Foam Roll

To Foam Roll or Not to Foam Roll

Foam rolling: is it hype, a fad, beneficial or just plain painful? Let’s explore what foam rolling is first, then we will discuss the when and why. Foam rolling is a myofascial release technique that uses pressure to reduce and release scar-tissue build up and adhesions in your fascia. This frees up your muscles to […]


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Summer Maintenance Care

After a long wet winter, summer is finally just around the corner… or at least we hope it is. As the weather gets warmer and the days grow longer, we tend to get busier and pack our days with adventure from sun up to sun down. Whether it be water sports, golfing, hiking, fishing, a […]


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Class IV Deep Tissue Laser Therapy

Do you have an area of nagging aches and pains that hasn’t resolved despite numerous trials of manual/physical therapy? Drugs will likely only mask the issue at hand and surgeries should be saved as a last resort option. Our Class IV Deep Tissue Laser from Lightforce can help resolve issues such as sprains, strains, tendonitis, […]


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Springing into Yard Work Pain Free

As the weather gets warmer and the days grow longer, yard maintenance becomes a popular trend as do the aches and pains that come with it. Picking weeds, raking, shoveling, and mowing the lawn can all cause strain on the upper and lower back if they are not performed properly. It is really important to […]


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Kinesiology Tape

Rock tape, Kinesiotape, and various other brands of elastic therapeutic tape (kinesiology tape or K-tape) are some of the hottest topics and one of the newest trends for treating/preventing sports injuries. Unlike traditional white athletic tape which is stiff and bulky and restricts range of motion therefore hindering athletic performance, k–tape is made of elastic […]


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Postural Exercise

This simple exercise can relieve postural strain, making your day more comfortable: sit or stand with your feet shoulder width apart; relax your arms by your side with your palms facing forward; lift your chest like you’re being pulled straight up from the top of your chest by a rope; tuck your chin straight back […]


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Spring Break is coming

With spring break around the corner and travel season looming, many people with chronic back pain may not be looking forward to vacation because they’re worried about how to manage the pain associated with a long flight or road trip. Here are some suggestions to help minimize back pain and make trips more tolerable. ¬†Move. […]


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