Lifestyle medicine is the use of evidence-based lifestyle therapeutic intervention – including a whole-food, plant-predominant eating pattern, regular physical activity, restorative sleep, stress management, avoidance of risky substances and positive social connection – as a primary intervention, delivered by clinicians trained and certified in this specialty to prevent, treat and often reverse chronic disease.
The rise in chronic disease and health care spending in the United States is astronomical. With 80% or more of all health care spending in the U.S. tied to treatment of conditions rooted in unhealthy lifestyle choices, lifestyle medicine offers hope as a solution. From the American College of Lifestyle Medicine
As trained movement experts, we utilize Lifestyle Medicine concepts to maximize your healing potential, improve your ability to participate in regular physical activity, manage your pain and set you up to live your healthiest and thrive moving through live!
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Stress Management Techniques – Breathing – Part 2 of 4
December 2, 2022
Last week we introduced the topic of stress management and what stress does on our bodies, and how it impacts our pain. We discussed journaling to note what and how you are feeling and utilizing gratitude to balance and focus on positivity. This week I’d like to introduce the importance of breathing. Breathing is an
Stress Management Techniques: How Stress Impacts Us – Part 1 of 4
November 24, 2022
No matter who you are or what you do, we all experience stress in our lives. That stress has been amplified in recent years when you add COVID and isolation from family and friends; political tension; inflation and financial stress. Stress can manifest itself in physical ways, causing tension in our head, neck, shoulders, and
How To Stay on Track Through the Holidays
November 16, 2022
This time of year is easy to overeat and drink, stay up late, carry more stress, and exercise less. But the holidays only come one time per year, and you’ll get back on track January 1st, right? WRONG! Don’t let the hard work you have put in the last 10+ months go to the wayside.