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Category Archives: Self Care

Most Common Causes of Running Injuries

It is estimated that between 50-75% of running-related injuries are caused by overuse. You may be wondering if “overuse” simply means running too much… and that can be part of it. However, there’s a lot more to consider than just your mileage. We will go through and discuss each of the primary issues that runners […]

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How to Avoid Vitamin D Deficiency

Whether you want to slow the progress of Osteoarthritis or prevent future issues, part of the easy steps to keeping your joints healthy is to add in some Vitamin D! According to Katherine Zeratsky, Registered Dietician at the Mayo Clinic, “Vitamin D deficiency can cause your bones to become thin, brittle or misshapen”. Because our […]

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Osteoarthritis: Tips on Self-Care Strategies for Knee Pain

  Taking care of yourself when you have knee osteoarthritis (OA) also means taking care of your knee pain. Trying treatments that you enjoy and that reduce knee pain can make your everyday care something to look forward to. Whether your goal is to reduce the amount of NSAID pain relievers you take (like Ibuprofen) or […]

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