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U.S. Surgeon General Believes the Physical Therapy Profession is a Key Player in the Fight against Opioid Misuse

Dr. Ed Enriquez, PT, DPT, COMPT, CSCT, DN Cert., Dip. Osteopractor, CSMT, FAAOMT. The physical therapy profession has an important role to play in improving public health on multiple fronts and you won’t get any arguments from U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams, MD, MPH. In fact, you might get the rhetorical equivalent of a high-five. […]

Do food cues really have an influence on our food intake?

Lindsey Pung-Terry, MSU Ext Have you noticed that holidays, events, celebrations and even family and friends can have an influence on the food choices we make? Whether these choices are impacting our diets in positive or negative ways, we can always be more conscious about the influences that may be impacting us. Being able to […]

Alternative calcium options to dairy

By MSU extension office Calcium is an essential nutrient; however, if you do not tolerate dairy products well, alternative options are available. The first thing that comes to mind for most people when calcium is mentioned is milk and dairy products, such as yogurt and cheese. However, there are other sources of calcium as well. […]

Ants on a log a great snack

By MSU extension office Often when children get home from school they are hungry and ready to snack on something. It seems like there is always a lot to squeeze in between coming home from work or school and eating dinner. Michigan State University Extension recommends eating a healthy snack to provide a helpful boost […]

9 Physical Therapist Tips to Help You Age Well

Press release We can’t stop time. Or can we? The right type and amount of physical activity can help stave off many age-related health problems. Physical therapists, who are movement experts, prescribe physical activity that can help you overcome pain, gain and maintain movement, and preserve your independence—often helping you avoid the need for surgery or long-term […]

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