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The Effects of Heat on Seniors

Sunny days uplift spirits, yet seniors need to take special precautions to make sure their enjoyment of summer is not eclipsed by dehydration and heat illness. Physical changes that come with aging make older adults more vulnerable to summer’s heat and humidity. The American Geriatrics Society’s Foundation for Health in Aging (FHIA) reports that most […]

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Benefits of Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy

You have probably heard of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy or Regenerative Injection Therapy in the news. Many professional athletic teams are using this treatment to get their players back in the game sooner. This treatment is not only for professional athletes. Everyone wants to get back to what they do for play or for […]

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ABOR Supporting Flagstaff Economy

The Arizona Board of Regents will wrap up a two-day meeting in Flagstaff this afternoon.  After yesterday’s meeting, one of the regents told FBN, the governing body is continuing to support the community as an economic driver for the region.  He also talked about the Health and Learning Center with construction wrapping up this summer. […]

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Massage Can Help Chronic Pain

Chronic pain, such as fibromyalgia and arthritis, is more widespread than most people know and can often be extremely debilitating. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 46 million Americans suffer from arthritis. The Fibromyalgia Association estimates that another 10 million suffer from fibromyalgia. These chronic pain conditions often limit normal daily activities, […]

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Three Steps for Improving IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome is a gastrointestinal (GI) disorder characterized by chronic abdominal pain, bloating and irregular bowel habits in the absence of any identifiable cause. It is the most commonly diagnosed gastrointestinal condition in this country, affecting approximately 60 million people. That is about 20 percent of our total population and is the second most […]

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Total Disc Replacement in the Lumbar Spine

Lumbar Total Disc Replacement is the next generation in the surgical care of lumbar degenerative disc disease. A lumbar total disc replacement (TDR) is a motion preserving technology now being used by spine surgeons in place of fusion. TDR aims to replace the degenerative disc, which is the pain generator, with a mobile implant, thus […]

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Getting Results

When we workout, we do it for a reason. There is always a purpose in mind, whether it’s fitting into a smaller clothing size, losing weight, adding inches to our biceps, or just increasing overall health and wellness. I’m willing to bet that for most of us, results are the only reason we work out; […]

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