Managing a New Injury At Home

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To successfully manage pain regardless of the condition/injury, we have to control inflammation (swelling). Inflammation is present in both acute (new) and long-lasting (chronic) conditions. Please note that I said “control,” not “eliminate” inflammation. Some elements of the inflammatory process are necessary for repair, however often times the process is out of control and promotes… Read more »

20/20: Visualize Owning Your Health in the New Year

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“20/20” is a term we use for clarity. When it comes to health, we often cannot see a clear path with seemingly conflicting information. While there are many opinions regarding treatment of this or that condition, there is agreement on how to live a healthy lifestyle. Eating right. You’re probably thinking, “Nobody agrees on what… Read more »

What is CBD oil and what does it help?

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Cannabidiol (CBD) is derived from the hemp plant.  It is non-psychoactive (it does not make you feel “high”) and has known pain relieving and anti-inflammatory properties. How Does It Work? CBD binds to receptors located throughout the body. These receptors comprise the Endocannabinoid System (Figure 1) There are two main types: CB1 and CB2.  CB1… Read more »