The human movement system is a collection of organ systems that interact to move the body or its parts. Those organ systems are cardiovascular, pulmonary, endocrine, integumentary, nervous, and musculoskeletal. Physical therapists are experts in the human movement system just as physicians are experts in their respective specialties (neurologists, orthopaedists, cardiologists, etc).
With daily meditation anxiety-filled thought patterns can be replaced with more soothing and positive thinking. Take 5-minutes for yourself. You deserve it!
Wellness should be about what makes you feel good, whole, and healthy.
Qigong is a form of exercise used to benefit your health. Originating thousands of years ago in China, Qigong is made up of three components which produce effects that gently stimulate Qi and strengthen body systems. There are thousands of styles of Qigong. When Qigong is prescribed or implemented in context of medical treatment it can be a tremendous asset to health care.
Within the human body, fluid balance is a delicate process. If the lymphatic system doesn’t transport the fluid effectively, we end up with swelling. This is a specific type of swelling called lymphedema. If you have swelling and it’s getting in the way of your life or causing you discomfort, we can help!
Everyone has their own technique for lifting a baby car seat. Take a quick look at our review of a recent viral video and Melissa’s take of proper car seat lifting mechanics. And as always, if you are experiencing any pain or discomfort reach out to a trained professional for help.
Our next workshop, Demystifying Menopause is coming soon! Take a look at this blog to learn a little more about the workshop. We hope to see you there!
Winter is here and the cold and flu season is upon us. Do you know that there are herbal formulations that support the immune system to fight colds and flus?
Prolonged static sitting does has a negative impact on our overall health, but replacing it with prolonged static standing isn't the answer.
Since Acupuncturists interact mostly with Qi during a session, it is discussed quite a bit with patients and there are many questions about what is meant by the word Qi.
Should green onions be in your medicine cabinet? Heck yeah!
Osteoarthritis is the type of arthritis we think of when we talk about "wear and tear" on our joints and is perhaps most commonly found in the knees and hips. Learn how physical therapy can help you stay active and pain-free.
Need a little break from your computer work? Just a few minutes can save your back, neck and sanity!!
Is racking irritating your back? Check your mechanics before you go out!
According to a recent article from the Pew Research center, 95% of Americans own a cell phone and 77% of those are smartphones. Many of us would be lost without our smartphones. They perform so many important tasks. But all this technology in a relatively small device comes with some consequences.
As a dancer, your profession and passion call for different approaches to injury treatment and prevention. This blog breaks down how Jade Integrated Health can help professional or hobbit dancers of any age, style or body.