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What is Osteoporosis?

What is Osteoporosis?

Did you know that May is National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month? Did you also know that osteoporosis is a preventable and treatable disease? We will dive into prevention, but first, let’s review what osteoporosis actually is. Osteoporosis (or porous bone) is a disease characterized by low bone mass and structural deterioration of bone tissue. This leads to bone fragility…

Snohomish County Slowly Reopens

Snohomish County Slowly Reopens

It seems like time has slowed in the last two months as the nation (and world) began sheltering-in-place amidst this pandemic. But now in the U.S. all 50 states are partially reopen and in Snohomish county, Phase 2 is underway. Phase 1 saw essential businesses and essential travel reopening as well as some outdoor recreation being allowed (hunting, fishing, golf,…

April is Move More Month

April is Move More Month

  Did you know April is “Move More” month? The national holiday was created by the American Heart Association to help motivate and educate people about getting active for a health life. The month may be winding down, but it doesn’t mean our bodies have to! During these tough times, it’s not possible for everyone to head over to their…

Everett Chiropractic and Physical Therapy Clinic: Telehealth

Everett Chiropractic and Physical Therapy Clinic: Telehealth

The way we all live now, across the globe, has drastically changed. For many of us in the United States, that means telecommuting, at-home schooling for our kids, social distancing, meal deliveries, wearing face-coverings, and virtual meetings galore. The pandemic has no doubt interrupted our daily routines. With our heroic healthcare workers handling the front lines at hospitals, it leaves…

Top Physical Therapists in Everett

Top Physical Therapists in Everett

After sustaining an injury and going through pain and/or surgery, it’s tough to see the light at the end of the tunnel. But as your physician has directed, in order to regain your normal function and to get back to your old self, physical therapy is a must. Whether your goal is to get mobility back, ease pain, manage a…

Ways to Boost your Immune System

Ways to Boost your Immune System

With all that’s going on right now in the world, people are being forced to evaluate their own health as concerns of contracting viral infections mount. Covid-19 has certainly turned the world upside down–the pandemic has produced lockdowns in countless of states and countries in efforts to reduce the transmission and “flatten the curve.” Social distancing has become a new…

Can Psychological Factors Contribute to Back Pain?

Can Psychological Factors Contribute to Back Pain?

Standing on your feet for long periods of time; improperly lifting heavy objects; sitting too long–these are common physical occurrences that can lead to back pain, particularly evident in the workplace. But what about psychology? How about social factors? Could there be factors outside the physical realm that affect low back pain, specifically? A group of psychologists conducted a study…

The Coronavirus: What You Need to Know

The Coronavirus: What You Need to Know

As outbreaks continue to spread globally, people are growing fearful, many have been force into quarantine and the world’s eyes are glued to the news on the coronavirus (also known as COVID-19). Here in the United States, we have relatively low cases of people who have the virus (as of today, there 60 confirmed cases in the U.S.). But it…

What Happens During a Sports Physical?

What Happens During a Sports Physical?

Whether you play football, soccer, hockey, basketball, softball or any sport for that matter– you’ll likely need a sports physical. This goes for both adults and kids. But what exactly is a sports physical and what does it entail? Being in sports puts your body through a lot of vigorous activity. Sports physicals can help an athlete make sure their…

How Does Being Obese Affect Back Pain?

How Does Being Obese Affect Back Pain?

Is there a connection between weight and back pain? Quite simply–yes! It goes without saying that being overweight is unhealthy. But aside from increased risk of heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, etc., those with those extra pounds are at risk for lower back pain, too. Further, a study published in the journal Arthritis & Rheumatism found that overweight and…