Today is Wednesday July 17, 2019


Physical Therapy Associates ~ Our Health Blog  


Flu Shot- Should I get it?

flu shot

This year’s flu season arrived earlier and stronger compared to previous years. Thus far, 24 states and New York City are reporting high levels of flu infections. The State of New York and the City of Boston have already declared public health emergencies because of the high number of hospitalizations and deaths from the flu and its complications. Surprisingly, those who have already gotten the flu shot are also getting the flu. A recent CDC report revealed that this year’s…


Chiropractic and Stretching


It is important to stretch before and after your workout. If you hold your stretches for at least 10 seconds it triggers a responce to dilate blood vessels to that muscle thus “warming it up” the more blood flow – the warmer and more flexibile the muscle is and the less strain you will put on it during exercise. You need to stretch after exercise to lengthen the muscles. You arent actually lengthening the muscle fibers you are lengthening the…


Best Cures for Dry Skin


One of the best cures for dry skin is extra virgin olive oil. Just add a few teaspoons of it to a bath or buy soap that already contains extra virgin olive oil. It is a quick, easy solution to a very common problem.One of the best cures for dry skin is extra virgin olive oil. Just add a few teaspoons of it to a bath or buy soap that already contains extra virgin olive oil. It is a quick,…






Did you know that Dizziness (termed “Vertigo”) is often caused by a pinched nerve at the top of the spine?  Did you know that by correcting the pinched nerve, usually one can experience instant results?   If you know of someone who is currently suffering from devastation of chronic dizziness, ask for an invitation to have his or her spine checked.  This could change their lives. For more information visit  




Total Digestive Enzymes


Overview Divine Nature’s Total Digestive Enzymes provides every nutrient needed for proper digestion, including plant based enzymes and minerals to break the food down into useable constituents, and friendly bacteria to aid in assimilating those constituents into the bloodstream. As research shows, you may well be starving yourself by eating enzyme-deficient cooked and processed foods. Fight back with Divine Nature’s Total Digestive Enzyme formula and feel the benefits of true digestion today. Recommended Use As a Dietary Supplement. Take 1…




Did you know that according to Dr. Becker, M.D., Vertigo (known as dizziness), can be  caused by blockage of the Atlanto-Axial joint.  This joint is the space between the first and second bone. Chiropractic adjustments can help unblock this space and help the body heal.   If you have family, friends, or loved ones suffering from Vertigo, ask for an invitation to have their upper spine checked.  You could help stop the suffering. For more information visit




Foods to Fight Aging

Consider these foods your anti-aging staples. As a rule, fruits and vegetables high in flavonoids and carotenoids, two powerful plant-based antioxidants, will remove the free radicals from your skin and body that cause you to age prematurely. A well-balanced diet can help you lose weight, live longer and feel fitter. But it can also help you look younger. Forget the fountain of youth. Load up a plate at the feel-better buffet and turn back the clock on a full (and…




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