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Is There Any Science Behind the Anti‑Inflammatory Diet?

Is There Any Science Behind the Anti‑Inflammatory Diet?

Within the past few decades, scientists hit upon the discovery that many conditions, including heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, cancer, arthritis, depression, and long-lasting respiratory problems such as asthma, share a common element – chronic inflammation. Scientists suggest that many factors contribute to chronic inflammation, including genetics and exposure to toxic contaminants in the environment.Read More…

3 Simple Tips for Flying With Back Pain

3 Simple Tips for Flying With Back Pain

If you’re heading out on vacation anytime soon – or making plans to do so – one of the things to consider is the effect that flying can have on your back. Let me explain: Cramped legroom, uncomfortable seating and being confined to a small space all contribute to lower back pain during and after a flight.Read More…

How To Determine If You’re Too Sick To Exercise

How To Determine If You’re Too Sick To Exercise

Getting sick is inevitable. In fact, most adults usually get two to three respiratory infections each year. However, we all have obligations that cannot wait, especially if it’s a newly made New Year’s resolution. It can certainly feel like a huge setback, and more so when it involves a new focus on getting healthier. TheRead More…

Exercise and Unwanted Back Tension

Exercise and Unwanted Back Tension

Here’s an email I received from one of my patients Peter, 48 y/o, last week: “Trupti, I was wondering if you could help me… As you know I really enjoy running. I run 5-6 times a week with at least one day of rest. Lately my body has been feeling a little lethargic and myRead More…

Advice for Runners With Achilles Pain

Advice for Runners With Achilles Pain

Sometimes it happens… You’re out on a run, enjoying the pace, you finally feel like you’ve got it in you to run a little further than you did last time, then all of a sudden OUCH! Something in your ankle doesn’t feel quite right… So you slow down, give it a stretch and give runningRead More…

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