In recent years, chronic inflammatory problems, such as allergies and asthma, have been increasing in developed parts of the world. There are two working hypotheses that contribute to this phenomenon, one of which is the “hygiene hypothesis” that Nesse and Williams outlined in 1994. The hygiene hypothesis says that reduced family size and improved cleanliness […]


Did you ever wonder why your neck or upper back hurt so much lately? It might just have to do with the technology you spend so much time with. The average human head weighs about 10-12 pounds. Your body can easily support its weight while in the normal neutral position. Unfortunately most of us do […]

Lower Extremity Foam Roll Tips

FOAM ROLL Here are a few tips to help with flexibility and muscle tightness in your legs. Perform 3-5 minutes each area, 1 time per day after a 10-minute cardio warm up. Foam rolls come in a variety of density, start out with a softer surface and work your way up to a higher density […]

The Dangers of Obesity

Obesity is now recognized as a disease by the American Medical Association.70% of adults in the United States are obese or overweight and 20% of adults in every state are obese according to a report issued by the Centers for Disease Control on Thursday, September 1, 2016.(Click the link below to read the article) http://www.aol.com/article/news/2016/09/01/at-least-20-percent-of-adults-are-obese-in-every-us-state/21463954/ Obesity […]

What is Cupping?

Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a therapist puts special cups on your skin for a few minutes to create suction. People get it for many purposes, including to help with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well-being, and as a type of deep-tissue massage. The 2016 Olympic games in Rio quickly […]