There’s always a chance of injury when participating in any activity. Stay on top of injuries by knowing their symptoms and causes.
We’ll start with general things to not be a junk show on the trail. Respecting the environment Leave no trace, other than maybe some sweet snaked lines in the snow or rappel anchors. Be mindful of microtrash (the small torn off piece of an energy bar wrapper etc.), letting light weight trash blow away. And […]
While many of us have been in the swing of working from home by now, some days can be harder than others. PRO Medical Counselor, Ali Sokolow, offers tips on how to reclaim your routine and find structure again.
What is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy? Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT), a treatment that utilizes oxygen under pressure, is entering a particularly exciting phase of expanded awareness within the medical community. HBOT is routinely used in hospitals in the U.S. for a small range of conditions. Internationally, it is utilized much more extensively, treating up to 100 […]
The next nutrient we want to highlight is a go-to this time of year: vitamin C. This nutrient is an antioxidant in addition to its role in immune function. In addition, it plays a role in protein metabolism and in the absorption of nonheme (plant-based) iron. Here are some foods that contain this superstar vitamin: […]
It had became evident I had a problem. I was wandering through REI a couple of years ago when my then 8-year-old daughter and 5-year-old son put their arms up in a mini human wall, with my daughter saying “nothing to see here.” This was a feeble and failed attempt to distract my attention from […]
As we re-enter the gym, you may have found that your training goals have changed in the past few months. Maybe your focus now becomes weight loss, decreased pain, or perhaps preparing yourself for some new hobbies! Before heading into the gym, there are a few things you can do to help prepare yourself. 1. […]
Having a baby can be one of the most exciting experiences in a person’s life. Social media is filled with pictures of happy parents with their beautiful new babies. What you don’t see are the other feelings that are not talked about and harder to understand – feelings like sadness, having trouble bonding with your […]
Trying to eat healthier can be a daunting task. But by adapting our habits in small ways, we can make big changes.
One nutrient key to our immune functioning is Zinc. This nutrient is also unique in that our body does not have a specialized storage system for it, so we are required to have a daily dose for optimal health.