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Information regarding Chikungunya and how to protect yourself.

Stay Healthy by Playing Less? Dr. Andrews thinks so. You should listen.

Dr. James Andrews is the undisputed rock star of orthopedic surgeons. His personal statistics regarding number of surgeries are mind-numbing. The list of who’s who in professional and collegiate sports he has repaired is unparalleled. The contracts his patients have signed post surgery exceeds a billion dollars. To put it succinctly, Dr. Andrews is the […]

Soreness from Your Workout Doesn’t Mean You’re Getting Stronger.

If you have been operating under the assumption that muscle soreness means progress, think again. Soreness is muscular inflammation, and chronic inflammation isn't good. Read more about the different types of muscle contractions and why feeling sore after your workouts doesn't mean you're stronger.

Why Do Joints Pop and Crack?

Do you crack your knuckles? Have you ever wondered why they make a popping, cracking, grinding, or snapping sound? SciShow explains what really causes those popping sounds your joints.

How Sugar Affects the Brain

Are you hooked on sugar? Take a look at Nicole Avena's TED-Ed Original lesson on How Sugar Affects the Brain.

Chronic Neck Pain

Chronic Neck Pain (CNP) is treated by many therapists with exercise therapy, but what delivers the best results?

Are you doing the perfect pull-up?

Have you ever wondered if you are doing a pull-up properly? The pull-up is one of the best upper body exercises and provides you with the greatest benefits to your back and upper body. It's functional, versatile, and easy to throw into a circuit.

Let’s Explore: Barefoot Running

Barefoot running is simply running in thin-soled shoes or without shoes. The most common justifications for barefoot running are that it is the "natural" way of running, it prevents injury, it makes you run faster, and it strengthens the muscles of your feet. So are these claims true?

Get a Massage. It’s Good For You!

Many Americans suffer from high blood pressure and massage therapy can help you maintain optimal vascular health. Call us today to schedule an appointment with our massage therapist. (808) 246-0144.

Paleo Diet & White Rice

So you thought white rice was bad for you. Plus you are on the Paleo diet, so you've been avoiding this Hawaiian pantry staple. Well think again.