How to Exercise on a Budget

It’s no secret that gym memberships can be quite costly. Depending on the type of gym you join—i.e., boutique fitness studios versus health club chains—the extra fees can be a source of frustration, especially in addition to other monthly bills. … Continue reading

Tools of the Trade – Occupational Therapy Edition

Occupational therapists (OTs) help patients develop, improve, and maintain the skills needed to participate in daily living. In therapy sessions, OTs simulate everyday life activities, or occupations, so patients can work on regaining and retaining their independence. Basic physical activities … Continue reading

Occupational Therapy Month 2023

April is Occupational Therapy Month; a time to celebrate, honor and recognize the work of occupational therapy practitioners around the country. Nearly 130,000 people in the U.S. work in this extraordinary profession, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Over … Continue reading

Best Home Gym Equipment for 2023

Since the pandemic happened, a lot of people started working out from home and have not looked back. Working out from home has its benefits. The biggest one being not having to leave the convenience of your own home. One … Continue reading

Workout While Sitting Down

If you work in an office, you spend a lot of your time sitting down. Making you inactive during most of your day. Our bodies are meant to be active throughout the day, so we can get that blood flowing … Continue reading

How to Choose the Right Pillow for a Better Night’s Sleep

Sleeping on a pillow that’s hard as a rock? Sometimes the easy solution to better sleep is having the right pillow. This week sparks the 25th anniversary of National Sleep Awareness Week, it’s a reminder to choose the right pillow … Continue reading

National Sleep Awareness Week 2023

“Am I getting enough sleep?” is a common but important question that we should all ask ourselves from time to time. A good night’s sleep is essential to feeling refreshed and energized the next day. Without sufficient rest, we become … Continue reading

How to Prevent Heartburn

Heartburn can be very uncomfortable, especially if it happens frequently. That burning pain in your chest and throat can make doing everyday activities more difficult. But the good news is that you can manage it. By changing your lifestyle, you … Continue reading

What Causes Heartburn?

Having frequent heartburn? Even though the name suggests it, heartburn has nothing to do with the heart. (So much for another heart-related blog for American Heart Month.) Heartburn is identified as an uncomfortable, burning pain felt in the chest and … Continue reading

Get Your Heart Healthy for Valentine’s Day

Nothing makes the heart grow fonder or stronger like a good workout. Not only is the heart a symbol of love, but it’s also what’s keeping you alive and healthy. To ensure your heart stays well and strong, it’s important … Continue reading