If you're an active individual, you understand the importance of exercise and physical activity to keep your body healthy and your muscles strong. Exercise prevents other complications of being inactive including things like pneumonia or blood clotting (DVT). But after undergoing any surgery, especially spinal surgery, you may wonder if, when, and how you can resume your exercise
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs when a sudden trauma causes damage to the brain. TBI can result when the head suddenly and violently hits an object, or when an object pierces the skull and enters the brain tissue. A person with a mild TBI may remain conscious or may experience a loss of consciousness for a few seconds or minutes
Today’s society seems to be moving faster than ever before. Between family and work obligations, do you ever just want a mental time-out? Meditation can offer you that break without taking a full-blown vacation or day off. It can also help your brain function!
This week is National Sleep Awareness Week and we are encouraging patients to get the rest their bodies need. There’s a reason that we recommend at minimum of 8 hours of sleep a night. Sleep is absolutely essential to staying healthy and keeping your body functioning properly.