Weight Loss and Knee Degeneration


I have had several patients over the years who presented to the office with a complaint of low back pain.  Through the course of treatment the patient mentions that their knee has also been bothering them.  Once the connection is made, we are able to treat the knee and help the back. Unfortunately, there are [...]

Weight Loss and Knee Degeneration2015-12-08T15:29:18-05:00

10 Possible Causes of the Obesity Epidemic


It's well accepted that reduced physical activity and fast food are linked to obesity. But the evidence that these are the main causes of obesity is largely circumstantial. To stimulate debate, experts suggest 10 other possible causes of obesity, outlined in the International Journal of Obesity. 1. Sleep debt. Getting too little sleep can increase [...]

10 Possible Causes of the Obesity Epidemic2015-05-06T16:07:56-04:00

Getting Back to Exercise


If you are like all of us out there, then you have probably started and stopped an exercise program several times before.  The stopping is the easy part, but it seems fairly difficult to get back into the swing of things after a long break from exercising.  Use these tips to help you get back [...]

Getting Back to Exercise2013-04-16T09:20:57-04:00

How Much Do We Really Weigh?


Have you ever started a new diet or exercise program that you thought was really working, only to get on the scale and realize that you have gained a few pounds?  Or have you ever thought to yourself that over the course of a year your weight hasn't changed, but the scale says that you are 1-2 [...]

How Much Do We Really Weigh?2013-02-21T14:09:58-05:00

The Dirty Dozen


The Dirty Dozen No, I am not talking about the 1967 movie starring Donald Southerland, Lee Marvin, and Charles Bronson.  I am talking about the report put out each year by "Environmental Working Group" that lists which fruits and vegetables are most contaminated with pesticides.  The group analyzes the Department of Agriculture data [...]

The Dirty Dozen2012-11-12T14:36:15-05:00
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