What is Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of adult foot pain. Plantar fasciitis is defined as a strain in the ligaments at the bottom of the foot. The plantar fascia is a pearly white, fibrinous

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Is A Drug You Take The 1 In 3 That Has Safety Issues?

If you don’t take the steps throughout your life to make good health decisions, you just may end up having to take medications to deal with health problems. And according to recent research published

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Stand Up Straight!

We all have heard this term throughout our lives. As we age, this becomes more and more valuable to our musculoskeletal system. If you suffer from neck or low back pain, the root cause can be bad posture.

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Recover Faster & More Efficiently Using Technology

Do you hate being sore for so long? Ever wish you could push harder in the gym more consistently? Here at the Institute for Functional Health, you can explore different combinations of using technology

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What is Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy?

Females over age 40 and even some in their 30’s are already experiencing hormone imbalance. During perimenopause, the transition between reproduction and the ceasing of menstruation begins and can last

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The Need for Movement

Our bodies are built to move. More and more today we are falling towards a stationary lifestyle. Many careers take their tolls on our bodies in many different ways. Whether you are sitting at a desk for

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Top 5 Life Stealers

Easiest Plan For A Shorter Life? – Obesity! Many people think of high blood pressure and cholesterol as more “serious” issues than being overweight, since they have a direct relationship to the heart.

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Pain Scales

“On a scale from 1 to 10, how severe is your pain?” We have all seen it (sometimes with emoji faces), heard it, and used it. It is a very important part of pain management in a clinical setting. Most

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The Facts on Fat

Fat…the most misunderstood macronutrient of them all. Is it good or bad for? Does it cause atherosclerosis? Vegetable oils are better than animal fats? Saturated fats will kill you? The above questions

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A Lacrosse Ball….Might Be Your Body’s Favorite New Tool

For just a few bucks you can purchase a lacrosse ball at your local sporting goods store to help manage pain. Most of us have seen foam rollers being used to loosen up someone in the gym. With balls, it

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