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CBD Research: What’s Real and What’s Hype

What started as a highly demonized substance is now widely popular. Cannabis and its extracts are now promoted for physiological and psychological wellness. While CBD research and studies are still underway, many manufacturers, retailers, and even the medical field...

CBD Dosage and Side Effects

Determining the proper CBD dosage for your needs may prove to be a challenging endeavor. According to research, CBD products offer a large assortment of therapeutic benefits. Numerous clinical trials are currently underway that are showing that CBD is beneficial for...

CBD: Is It Legal and Does It Get You High?

It's likely that you have seen “CBD” advertised online, in the health store, or splashed across the windows of local vape shops. It's popping up everywhere. Its use is encouraged at the spa, information at the coffee shop up on the corner, at an online retailer, or...

What is CBD? – The Difference Between CBD and THC

In recent years, marijuana and other types of cannabis-based products have gained a new level of legality. Now, more and more consumers are searching for insight into the options they have and how to use these products. What is CBD exactly? The two main products...

CBD Oil and Your Physical Therapy

In recent years, cannabidiol (CBD) oil has exploded in popularity within the United States. Cannabidiol is derived from hemp. This particular plant is considered to be a close relation to the marijuana plant; however, it does not result in the same sense of euphoria...

The Cost of Physical Therapy: How it Can Actually SAVE Money

The cost of physical therapy can seriously challenge that of traditional health care. Today, patients – just like yourself – are faced with skyrocketing deductibles and costly doctors visits. There's no way out of it. Health care is expensive. The good news? Physical...

Torn Meniscus: Effective Treatment for Meniscal Injury

The meniscus is cartilage that cushions the area between the femur (the thigh bone) and the tibia (the shin bone). In each knee joint, there are two menisci. They can be torn or damaged during activities that require rotation or place pressure on the knee joint. On...

Rotator Cuff Tear: Exercises and Treatment Before Resorting to Surgery

The rotator cuff is a component located within the shoulder region of the body. It is composed of both tendons and muscles. Its purpose is to assist in the movement and stability of the shoulder. According to medical studies, issues with the rotator cuff are extremely...

Cost of Physical Therapy: Does it Beat the Doctor?

In today’s world of increasing costs in health care, the personal and monetary costs of utilizing pain killing opioid medications, and increasing prevalent accounts of dwindling physical health among individuals of all ages, we have to consider whether or not the...

Do I Need a Referral to See a Physical Therapist?

Many “Direct Access” states allow patients to see a physical therapist without a referral from your doctor. If your state is included, make sure to contact your insurance company to see if they will cover physical therapy. What if My Insurance Company Requires a...

Opioid Epidemic: Crisis in America

Throughout the '90s, medical specialists were noticing an immense issue with untreated pain among patients. It was so intense that the American Pain Society quickly advocated to recognize pain as a “vital sign”, right along with heart rate and body temperature. Many...

50 is the New 30

Age brings experience, patience, and wisdom. Aging also results in physical changes that have a direct impact on how we move, feel and behave. You may be experiencing some type of physical complication that was not an issue when you were younger. The good news is,...

What is Your Fitness Age? (It Might Help You Live Longer!)

We all have two distinct “ages”; the first is our chronological age (how many years we have been alive), and the second is our fitness age. According to recent studies, there is a direct correlation between the length of our lifespan and our fitness level. In fact,...

What is the Best Exercise for Seniors?

Physical activity is a critical component to healthy aging. Exercise prevents illness and injuries, and lowers the risk of diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. Medical professionals, nutritionists, and other health care professionals agree that seniors should make...

Exercise for Mental Health 

Lifestyle modifications are cost-effective measures for optimizing the health and the overall quality of life. While many of these modifications will benefit only the physical health, there are some modifications that will positively impact both the physical and...

Top 10 Anti-Aging Exercises

We all know that exercise helps to increase the strength of the body, provide a boost to muscle mass, and optimizes our health. But, did you know that exercise reverses aging? You might be indulging in those over-the-counter moisturizers and eye creams that promise to...