When to Use Ice or Heat

When to Use Ice or Heat

There is lots of advice out there about when to use ice or heat after an injury.  In general, ice is used to decrease swelling and inflammation generally associated with acute injuries and conditions that developed within the last 1 to 2 weeks.  Heat is used to relax muscles and increase blood flow to an area to help it heal.  When in doubt,...

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5 Simple Ways to Boost Immunity

5 Simple Ways to Boost Immunity

Your immune system plays a key role in keeping you healthy and active by fighting off any bacteria or viruses that may come your way, including the coronavirus responsible for the...

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Your Immune System and How It Can Be Affected

Your Immune System and How It Can Be Affected

The immune system the primary mechanism that helps us fight off disease and stay healthy.  Fortunately, there are many things we can do to affect how well our immune system functions.  Keep...

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