3 Questions To Ask When Starting A Weight Loss Program

If you're struggling to lose weight, a weight loss program can provide the guidance and supervision you need to achieve your weight loss goals. There are a variety of different programs that utilize various techniques for weight loss. Before beginning a weight loss program, here are a few questions you should ask to ensure the program is right for your lifestyle.  1. What are the nutritional guidelines? Many individuals struggle to lose weight because they're eating too much (either intentionally or inadvertently). Read More 

Why Children Make Up a Big Portion of a Sports Doctor’s Patients

Playing a sport is a national pastime, with tens of millions of Americans joining in at their local league each weekend, and even more watching from the sidelines. With so many people participating, it is no surprise that many of those people will end up going to see a sports medicine doctor before the end of the season. However, children actually make up a large part of many sports doctor's patients. Read More 

Common Causes of Workplace Injuries

Workplace injuries not only affect your business's productivity but also affect your worker's compensation insurance. Prevention of workplace injuries benefits both you and your employees. Many workplace injuries are preventable with simple precautions. Knowing how workplace injuries happen goes a long way to preventing them. Here is a list of some of the more common causes of workplace injuries in no particular order. Your workplace may differ depending on the nature of your business. Read More 

Embracing Medical Marijuana as a Modern Treatment Therapy

Cannabis and cannabis-based products are becoming increasingly popular in the United States. The trend can be attributed to various factors, including the fact that an increasing number of states are legalizing marijuana, particularly for medical purposes. Many scientific studies have been conducted to determine how marijuana works in the body. CBD, one of the chemical compounds in cannabis, causes the brain to function better, resulting in a "high" sensation, whereas THC has some pain-relieving properties. Read More 

Long-Term Solutions for Reoccurring Muscle and Joint Injuries

Muscle and joint injuries are common conditions in the United States. In fact, at least one in two adults had a musculoskeletal disorder, translating to more than 126 million Americans. The condition's prevalence has negative health and financial implications on patients and the United States' healthcare expenditure. The risk of muscle and joint injuries is higher among people participating in mechanical activities, such as contact sports and heavy lifting.  Whereas muscle and joint injuries are common, many people solely rely on pain relievers that provide short-term solutions. Read More