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 – Clinic Manager -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 your foot.1  Typically,…

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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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Massage is Not a Luxury, it’s a Necessity!

Have you ever wondered about getting a massage but didn’t know if it was worth it? Massage therapy is increasing in popularity. Studies show that massage may be helpful for: Anxiety Digestive Disorders Fibromyalgia and other chronic pain disorders Headaches and migraines Insomnia related to stress Myofascial pain syndrome Soft tissue strains or injuries Sports…

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Coughing, Choking, Trouble Swallowing? There May Be Help for You!

What is dysphagia?                       Have you noticed that you are experiencing new difficulty with coughing, choking or changes in your voice quality when you eat or drink or take your medications? Difficulty swallowing is referred to as “dysphagia.”  Symptoms such as these, among others, are red flags indicating that food/drink might be entering the airway…

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