Today is Wednesday July 17, 2019


Physical Therapy Associates ~ Our Health Blog  


Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, or TENS, is a pain management technique that uses electricity to help alleviate pain. TENS has been a commonly used pain management therapy almost since it was first developed in the late 1960s. But like some other therapies, TENS results aren’t guaranteed — some people find TENS more helpful than others. TENS treatment involves placing small electrodes, devices that conduct electricity, on the skin over the part of the body that’s in pain; they are held…




Home Exercise

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to be able to afford all of that fancy equipment used in the gyms? Well, as nice as it sounds, it just isn’t an option for most people. And since exercise is so important, you need to find exercises that are effective and don’t require any equipment at all. To make these exercises even more fun, you can blast music while you’re doing them. Some you can even do while watching TV.Now you have no more…




Physical Therapy

Physical therapists, sometimes referred to as PTs, are healthcare professionals who treat individuals of all ages, who have medical problems or other health-related conditions, illnesses, or injuries that limits their abilities to move and perform functional activities that directly effect their daily lives. Our Physical therapists develop a plan for each individual using various treatment techniques to improve their ability to move, reduce pain, restore normal function, and prevent disability. In addition, PTs also work with people who want to…




The Benefits of Glutamine

Glutamine in a supplemental form can be helpful in the treatment of arthritis, autoimmune disease, fibrosis, intestinal disorders, peptic ulcers, connective tissue disease such as polymyositis, scleroderma and tissue damage due to radiation treatment for cancer. It enhances mental functioning and has been used to treat a range of problems, including developmental disabilities, epilepsy, fatigue, impotence, depression, schizophrenia, and senility. It preserves glutathione in the liver and protects that organ from the effects of acetaminophen overdose. It enhances antioxidant protection….




Soy Protein in Total Nutrition Performance Blend by Divine Nature

Soy protein is used as one of the vegetable sourced proteins in Divine Nature’s Total Nutrition. Concerns have arisen about the use of Soy in supplements and powdered drinks. The concerns originate from certain studies that show hormonal effects on the system when certain soy foods are ingested in large amounts. The concern is not actually about Soy once you scan the research. The problem comes down to the genetic modification of the soy bean and the detrimental effects this…




The Troubles of Carbonation by Divine Nature

  You may have to have your DP now, and the fizzier the better, but later  you will need your MD.  You have always heard that sodas are not good  for you.   You have been told that the caffeine, sugar, or the  artificial sweetener is the problem.   Well, there is a hidden problem  that goes on inside a carbonated beverage that you probably don’t even  know about, and it is considered by most people to be the best part.  …



“…The wisdom of the body is responsible to 90% of the hope of patients to recover. The body has a super wisdom that is in favor of life-rather than death. This is the power that we depend on for life. All Doctors are responsible for letting their patients know of this great force working within them”.   Dr Richard Cabot HarvardMedicalSchool   If you know of someone battling a life-threatening disease, let them know how Chiropractic Care can turn on…




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