I have been a physical therapist for almost 30 years and this is still one of the most common questions that my patients have asked me over those three decades. Should I use heat or ice after an injury? Continue reading Should You Use Heat or Ice After an Injury?
Fad diets are commonplace these days, but how do we decipher the good from the bad, the realistic from the impractical and the sustainable from the “quick-fix”? As dietitians, it is our job to help guide you through this confusing array of choices to find a lifestyle and diet that works for you. One such diet is the Whole30 program. Continue reading Whole30 Diet Program Overview & Rules
Many members have been asking for more information about anti-inflammatory foods. In part, due to the fact that many have some arthritis in their joints. They want to be able to continue their workout routine without pain. The reason why these foods are important is because they contain vital phytochemicals that can help alleviate some of that inflammation. Continue reading How the Phytochemicals in Foods Help with Inflammation
By Melissa Abramovich, Certified Personal Trainer at Elite Sports Club-River Glen
Did you know that the foods you eat can either help eliminate inflammation, or cause more of it? That’s right! What you are eating has a lot to do with how you are feeling. I’m not saying you can’t have some of your favorite foods, if they are pictured above, but if you are suffering from arthritis, Osteo- or Rheumatoid, MS or Fibromyalgia, or any other chronic pain caused by inflammation take a look below for foods that specifically CAUSE inflammation. Continue reading (In)Flaming Foods