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Preventing Diabesity

Dr. Francine Kaufman coined the term Diabesity (Diabetes + Obesity) because both diabetes and obesity share many of the same underlying causes and treatments. It is defined as a metabolic dysfunction that can range from a mild blood sugar imbalance to Type 2 Diabetes. Obesity and overweight are labels for weight ranges that are greater…

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How to Prevent Shrinking!

Aging… it happens to everyone! During this journey – hair, hearing, memory and muscle seem to “shrink”, along with height. Starting at about age 40, people typically lose about half an inch every ten years, with some faster shrinkage after age 70. Senior citizens may shrink as much as three inches! There are several factors…

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Reduce Winter Pain

It’s winter! Many people experience symptoms, such as back and neck pain, foot pain, headaches and depression. However, there are many tips to help reduce winter pain. Understanding the causes of winter pain allow us to make better choices. Stay hydrated: Most of us find ourselves carrying a bottle of water during the spring and…

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End Back Pain

The 2 Biggest Back Pain Mistakes Are: Doing nothing about it. Not knowing the cause! Unfortunately, 90% of Americans will have back pain at some point in their lives. This year, millions of Americans will experience a potentially debilitating back injury. For many, they’ll suffer pain or discomfort for the rest of their lives, due…

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Avoiding Holiday Injuries

The Doctors and Staff of The AIMS Clinic would like to wish all our patients a Happy and Healthy Holiday! A time to spend celebrating with friends and family – not suffering with pain. Below are some tips to avoid holiday injuries: Get Adjusted: Chiropractic adjustments keep nerves in communication, the lymphatic system draining and may…

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Fibromyalgia Facts

Fibromyalgia has a multitude of symptoms with almost as many myths! Many people want to know if it is a real disease or is it all in your head? One reason for confusion is that Fibromyalgia can not be identified through diagnostic tests (blood work, MRIs, CT scans and X-rays). In addition, it can strike…

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The Wonders of Walking

In a recent survey, 90% of adults (aged 44-56) listed walking as their favorite form of exercise! Why walking? It’s easy on your joints. Improves blood circulation. Allows the heart to pump blood more efficiently. Helps tone muscles in legs, thighs and abdomen. Relieves tension and enhances a positive outlook on life. Keeps the body…

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Having a Healthy Halloween

Fall is finally here, which means that Halloween is just around the corner – time to get pumpkins, costumes and candy! Halloween is known for the copious amounts of candy and treats given out not only to kids, but kept in houses for parents to eat as well. This holiday can be a diet disaster…

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Proper Lifting and Moving Techniques

October Is National Physical Therapy Month! Below are some tips from our Physical Therapy Center: Don’t try to move a load that is too big or too heavy by yourself! Reduce the weight of the load! Lift the load with the help of others. Try to repackage the load into smaller containers. When possible, use…

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