1. Go Outside and Get Dirty

    By: Michele Slates, OTA/L Think back to your childhood memories. Do they include lazy summer days playing outside or inside watching TV or playing video games? If your memories include playing outside and more importantly, in the dirt or at least getting dirty, consider yourself lucky. I recently gave an informal survey to a class of 18 first graders. I posed the question “Would you rather?”…Read More

  2. Addressing the Inflammatory Response with Food

    By: Hannah Alderfer, BA, CPT, FMSC If you’ve ever gone home after a hard workout and popped some Advil or Ibuprofen to help ease the aching muscles you’re anticipating, then you might want to rethink why you’re doing that. Taking an anti-inflammatory is not the best way to deal with post exercise soreness or DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness). When it comes to dealing with acute inflammati…Read More