Category Archives: The Magazine

Oh, My Aching Back! Tips On How To Prevent And Treat Back Pain Oh, My Aching Back! Tips On How To Prevent And Treat Back Pain


by Nick Passarelli Lower back pain is the number one type of Chronic Pain in The United States, and aging is the number one cause. As always, with any type of pain, make sure you see your doctor. Pain can be a symptom of a serious problem. Chronic Back Pain is defined as any back pain, especially in the lower…
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The Clinical Significance Of Primitive Reflexes The Clinical Significance Of Primitive Reflexes


and Dominance Profile in ADHD, Learning Disabilities, and Autism by Dr. John Sotis When we are born, we have a brain stem, but most of the cerebral cortex is yet to be built. We therefore have a dilemma: we need to move in order to build our brains, yet we don’t have a brain that is developed enough…
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Fit Over 50: Kelly Carse Fit Over 50: Kelly Carse


Kelly shown on the left.   Name: Kelly Carse                 City/Town of Residence: Pawtucket, RI Age: 55 Family: Married to Donna Nesselbush Your sport or fitness activity: CrossFit What is your proudest fitness accomplishment?  In 2010, CrossFit opened the field for Masters (age 50 and older at that time) to compete in the CrossFit Games, a worldwide event held…
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Fight Inflammation with Food Fight Inflammation with Food


by Ashley Murphy When the Boston Globe reported that Tom Brady follows an anti-inflammatory diet, the popularity of anti-inflammatory foods soared. And while we may not all be high profile football stars, we can all benefit from eating foods that reduce inflammation. You are probably most familiar with inflammation that accompanies some type of trauma…
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Back to running? Take care of your back Back to running? Take care of your back


By Dr. Gary Post The mild winter, combined with the recent spring forward of the clocks, has led many runners to begin training in earnest for spring road races. When preparing for those 5ks, 10ks and half-marathons, do not underestimate the importance of proper spinal alignment as a preventative measure to major running injuries like…
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Clean Cooking Lentil And Kale Slow Cooker Recipe Clean Cooking Lentil And Kale Slow Cooker Recipe


by Chef Lara Lentil and Kale Slow Cooker Recipe This recipe combines kale, which is nutrient-rich and high in anti-oxidants, Vitamin K, Vitamin A, and more. Lentils are another ingredient, they are a known super food, high in fiber, protein, Vitamin B6, and are also considered a low-glycemic food. This dish packs a punch for…
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Self-Care for Caregivers Self-Care for Caregivers


In the United States, approximately 29 percent of the population provides care for a chronically ill, disabled, or aging family member or friend during any given year. Nearly 20 hours per week are spent providing care, according to National Alliance for Caregiving in collaboration with AARP in 2009. Furthermore, the stress of caring for a…
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Spring Into Fitness Spring Into Fitness


  by Lori Cipolla With Spring around the corner, it’s a perfect time to start planning to take your fitness regimen outdoors. Not only does physical activity outdoors change things up, it provides additional health benefits. Studies conducted by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) show that as little as 5 minutes a day doing…
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