Snow Shoveling Tips

As a kid I used to love Winter, but I hated shoveling snow.  I grew up in northern Iowa, on the north side of our town, so there was nothing to stop all that snow and wind from Canada coming down through Minnesota right to our driveway.  To make matters worse, our driveway was lined…

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Food For Thought

Written by Megan Batzer, M.A., CCC-SLP   With the holidays upon, there is one thing on many folks’ minds: food. We see advertisements for turkey, our kindly neighbor brings us cookies, and we anxiously await Uncle Ed’s famous stuffing.  Professionally, I spend my days thinking about food – but in a different way than most.…

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Footwear Recommendations for Foot Pain

Written By:  Mark C. Brauweiler, PT, DPT, CSCS – Staff Therapist in our Tipton Location   Plantar fasciitis (PF) is one of the most common causes of foot and heel pain.  It involves irritation—and sometimes inflammation (swelling)—of the thick band of tissue that runs from your heel to your big toe along the inside of…

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Seasonal Affective Disorder

    Winter is coming quickly, but you don’t have to hibernate, we can help! The American Massage Therapy Association states that 1 in 5 Americans are affected by the season and time change. Do you feel extra tired, like your sleep cycle isn’t quite agreeing with you? Do you seem more depressed or emotional…

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