Category: "Wellness" Articles

July 1, 2021
If you’ve been curious about this wellness modality, you’ve come to the right place. Cupping is a great modality for both chronic pain and anxiety. No matter what kind of cup you choose to...
July 1, 2021
With the COVID-19 pandemic keeping us in isolation for the majority of our daily lives, physical touch may feel like something of the past. Although the vaccine has made it easier to go out...
July 1, 2021
Moving through the motions of our daily routines, some of us might be better than others at completing all the tasks needed for our overall health. Daily H2O intake? Achieved. Workout? Completed. Flossing? Wait...
July 1, 2021
Approximately 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease and, of those, 60% are unaware of their condition. In my years of medical practice, on any given week, I will encounter several such...
July 1, 2021
If you’ve been curious about this wellness modality, you’ve come to the right place. Cupping is a great modality for both chronic pain and anxiety. No matter what kind of cup you choose to...
June 27, 2021
The country is slowly but surely getting a move on again. With pandemic restrictions across the United States incrementally lifting, Americans are preparing in large numbers for all types of travel, from short weekend...
June 1, 2021
Human beings love to travel. In 2019, a total of 2.3 billion individuals took trips in the United States alone. We travel for many reasons: to experience new people, places and cultures; to broaden...
June 1, 2021
As the world tries to move back to normalcy, many people are planning much-needed trips and vacations and, as physical therapists say, “it’s all fun and games till someone’s back goes out.”  Just kidding,...
June 1, 2021
If it has been a while since human biology class, the endocrine system may not be as familiar to you as the respiratory system or the circulatory system. The endocrine system is a group...
June 1, 2021
While traveling may look a little different these days, one thing remains — that pesky bout of constipation. If you’ve ever experienced this, you are not alone! One thing to always remember when it...
June 1, 2021
Hello AFM readers! This month, we journeyed over to a small kickboxing gym located off of Airport Boulevard: Rise Kickbox. First and foremost, Rise Kickbox is a welcoming environment for all fitness levels, and...
May 11, 2021
It has been said that the value of therapy is largely in the relationship you have with your therapist. Sure, your therapist is well-trained in how to alleviate mental health issues like anxiety, stress...
May 10, 2021
If there’s one good thing that can be said of strokes, it’s this: The vast majority of them don’t need to happen. Up to 80% of strokes can be prevented through healthy lifestyle changes...
May 10, 2021
We live in a world where we’re constantly distracted.  Your phone dings and you suddenly stop what you were doing to pick it up. Your apps create urgent, red dots and notifications that sometimes...
May 6, 2021
In Sanskrit, prana means life and yama means control. In yoga, we practice pranayama by regulating the breath using specific techniques to achieve a certain result. There are several pranayama exercises, each with its...
May 6, 2021
The season of short shorts, tank tops and swimsuits is upon us, especially here in Texas. And for some of us, it may be accompanied by motivation to alter our physical appearance. In the...
May 4, 2021
We live in stressful times. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, our lives were driven by routines and schedules that had us racing out the door, driving through maniacal traffic, rushing through lunches to get...
May 1, 2021
Whether you regularly see a dermatologist or not, checking your skin regularly for any signs of sun damage and taking precautions is a crucial part of living somewhere with ample months of sun exposure....
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