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Avoid Falls in the Fall and All Year Round

Avoid Falls in the Fall and All Year Round

Avoid Falls in the Fall and All Year Round Falls can lead to various injuries including fractures and hospitalization. They can occur for many  reasons including slipping on wet leaves, feeling dizzy, Parkinson’s disease, poor vision, and weak muscles. Sometimes, a...

Sprains & Strains

Sprains & Strains

A sprain is an acute injury involving a ligament whereas a strain is an injury involving the musculotendinous unit that involves a muscle, tendon or their attachments to bone. Both sprains and strains can be classified as a Grade I, Grade II or Grade III injury based...

Back Pain – Figuring out the cause and solution

Back Pain – Figuring out the cause and solution

Back pain is a very common complaint, which affects most people at least once in their lives. It can occur for a variety of reasons and typically needs different treatment approaches depending on the cause. Back pain tends to originate from three main issues, which...

Summer in Flip Flops

Summer in Flip Flops

Many people choose to wear flip flops in the hot summer months, especially in a place like Redding, CA. Flip flops are a great way to protect your feet from hot pavement, broken glass, and various infections. They can prevent fungal infections such as Athlete’s foot...

Water – A Vital Nutrient

Water – A Vital Nutrient

Spring is a great time to work and play outdoors, but don't forget to drink plenty of water.  Adults are roughly 50-65% water, but this percentage varies based on the fat content of our bodies, since muscle contains more water than fat.  Water carries nutrients and...