Bone Health / Dr. Anthony Deluise
Calcium & Bone Health
Calcium is an important dietary mineral. A majority of the total calcium in our bodies is stored in our bones (99%). The remaining < 1% circulates throughout the body as an important ion in regulation of muscular function and blood clotting. The regulation of how much calcium is resorbed from the bone for use throughout the body is highly regulated by the hormones PTH & Vitamin D. Given its complex functions in the body, there is often a lot of confusion about dietary calcium intake and its effect on overall bone health.Continue Reading
Health / Jodi Bergeron
AVOIDING PANDEMIC PAINS
Working during the pandemic, we have been required to adapt to many changes during the past months. One of these changes has been adapting treatments to focus on the results of individuals emerging from shelter in place orders. Many of you have had to make modifications to your daily lives including work and home routines and the contexts and environments they are performed in. Many have been working from home (WFH) as well as exercising at home as workplaces and gyms have been shut down. Although I am unaware of any definitive studies completed to date, the ramifications of these rapid lifestyle changes have not come without cost. We have observed increased levels of patients presenting with non-descript hand and arm pain and paresthesia’s.Continue Reading
Health / Tanya Quaresma
It’s that time again…New Year’s resolutions!
Right around this time every year, most Americans are thinking the same thing, what is my New Year’s resolution going to be this year? In the end, 2020 has been a rough year, so don’t put too much pressure on yourself when trying to meet your goals. The only kinds of resolutions you should make for 2021 are stress-free ones.
Try to focus on “Progress, not perfection” this year and pursue a few goals in small steps. Here are a few tips that will help you to stay on track in the New Year.Continue Reading