Six Surprising Health Benefits of Sweet Potatoes

So here we are just finishing another great holiday meal and once again my favorite dish were the sweet potatoes.  I have always known that sweet potatoes are super healthy and I wanted to forward a really good article that I just read last month in Healthline by...

The Scalene Muscles and Why They Are So Important 

Every new patient’s first appointment at Performance Health Center includes a comprehensive functional examination. During our assessment, we always check for nerve entrapments. The most commonly entrapped nerves are those coming from the neck (the brachial plexus)...

Going though “the Change?”

There’s supplement that relieves symptoms related to perimenopause Perimenopause is no walk in the park. It can make those who suffer incredibly uncomfortable. Between night sweats, hot flashes, irritability, irregularity in the menstrual cycle, fatigue, cramping,...

Time to Boost Your Body’s Natural Immunity

It is September, and with kids going back to school, and with the colder weather coming that means more close contact indoors with others.  One of the best things that we can do to prevent COVID-19 or any other illness is to boost our own immune system. Here are...

Do NSAIDs Cause Chronic Pain?

What do you do if you have an injury resulting in low back pain?  As a society we have been conditioned to take something for it.  Most commonly it is an NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory) which include:  Aspirin, Ibuprofen (Advil or Motrin) and Naproxen (Aleve)....

Heat vs. Ice: A “Heated” Topic

Heat vs. Ice. It’s a long debated discussion amongst chiropractors, physical therapists, and medical doctors. Do you need ice or heat? Here are some tips.  You cannot have pain without inflammation. Pain is actually one of four presentations of inflammation—the...