Paraffin Wax and Massage

Registered Massage Therapist, Katie Karl, offers paraffin wax treatment in conjunction with her massage services.  Adding a paraffin treatment to your massage can have multiple benefits! What is Paraffin Wax? Paraffin wax is a natural emollient that helps make the skin supple and soft while also delivering a…

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Honey Sesame Chicken

Ingredients: 2 chicken breasts (cut into bite size pieces) 1/2 cup soy sauce 2 Tbsp rice wine vinegar 1 Tbsp sesame oil 1/4 cup honey 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/4 Tbsp sesame seeds (for garnish, optional) To Thicken Sauce: 2 Tbsp cornstarch 3…

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The Importance of Vitamin D in Winter

What is Vitamin D? Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is imperative in the health of our bones, teeth, immune system and mood regulation. Where do we get Vitamin D? The active form of Vitamin D is known as cholecalciferol (D3) and is produced by the body…

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Just Start Walking

Walking – it’s the simplest thing you can do to give yourself a workout.  Even 15 minutes a day can start you on the way to an activity habit.Walking is the easiest choice when the weather is agreeable, but don’t let a little rain or light snow keep…

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Tips to Enjoy Healthy Knitting

Many of us turn to knitting to pass the time and can be a great exercise for those with hand pain. However, knitting is a repetitive motion and can lead to a variety of injuries, much like typing, sewing and other repetitive tasks. Knitting can cause strain not…

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How to Choose an Omega 3 Supplement

It's hard not to get excited about Omega 3's especially with our newest vegan option!Omega 3's are healthy unsaturated fats (oils) that are essential to our health.  There are 3 main types: DHA, EPA and ALA.  The majority of DHA and EPA are found in fatty fish such…

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Workstation Ergonomics

This year has been an interesting one with many people suddenly transitioning to working from home, in many cases from their dining room table!  As many are finding out, this set up can contribute to pain and discomfort as we are sitting for long periods of time at…

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Sitting Down on the Job

Does your job find you sitting most of the day?While sitting can seem restful, keep in mind that staying in any one position for long periods of time can cause strain and injury to your muscles, joints, tendons and ligaments. Sustained sitting can take a toll on your…

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Avoid Back Pain While Exercising

High performance athletes treat exercising like a ritual, following a specific routine each time they hit the gym helping them avoid injuries. Putting more stress on your body can lead to aches and pains, but if you follow a few simple steps you can make sure you’re not…

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How to Prevent Three Common Muscle Injuries

Playing sports, sitting at a desk all day, or even running outside are all simple actions performed in our day-to-day lives. But, did you know that most of these actions require repetitive movement that can often cause muscle strain. The motions of everyday activities can sometimes contribute to…

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