Month: July 2014

Are you in this 90 percent?

By Dr. Nicole Freels / July 24, 2014 / Comments Off on Are you in this 90 percent?

Do you suffer from joint and pain swelling, fatigue or stiffness, especially in the morning or after sitting for long periods? If so, you’re not the only one! You might have rheumatoid arthritis. One in every 100 Americans is in the same boat as you. Rheumatoid arthritis is most commonly found in the small joints of…

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If your flip flops bend in half…They are not good for you!

By Dr. Nicole Freels / July 24, 2014 / Comments Off on If your flip flops bend in half…They are not good for you!

Summer dress code: shorts, swim suits, tank tops, t- shirts and flip flops. Flip flops are great- throw ’em on head out the door to the pool, grocery, mall and sometimes even work. However, it is possible to overuse these flimsy, floppy suckers and it can be painful… Tendon inflammation, tendinitis, hammertoes or plantar fasciitis…

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Fungus and Fur Babies

By Dr. Nicole Freels / July 17, 2014 / Comments Off on Fungus and Fur Babies

We have heard of crazy cat ladies and the things they do with their cats, but have you heard about the dog owners these days? There is a myth floating around that dogs can cure your Athlete’s Foot with their saliva! Yes, you read that right. Some “fur baby” owners have credited their cured Athlete’s…

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Foam Rolling 101

By Dr. Nicole Freels / July 15, 2014 / Comments Off on Foam Rolling 101

Once upon a time our bodies were young, flexible and we felt invincible… However, if you’re like most of us, you have aged and your once-spry muscles or more prone to injuries, aches and pains. In order to help your muscles and avoid the not-so-pleasurable pains and aches that come in adulthood, we recommend you…

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