Amanda here, writing today on the topic of the supplement magnesium.  A question that I often am asked as a clinician is: 'What can I be doing for my muscle health?'   While I make varying recommendations based on each patients' health history, etc., one of the recomme...

Whether we like it or not, the cold and dry weather is here, making it breeding ground for colds and the flu.  This year, there seems to be an increased attention to the flu outbreak across the nation.  But instead of stressing about contracting any flu or cold illness...

One of the questions that I most commonly get from patients and people in general is 'Do I use heat or ice on (injury, pain, post-surgery, etc.)?'  My answer is always: 'It depends!'.  

Here are a few medical guidelines for when to use ICE:

-When the injury is...

Happy New Year Friends!  I hope that 2018 has begun bountifully for you.  For those of us here in Iowa, it began with one word: FRIGID.  But while insanely low temps and winter weather might be here for a few more months, triathlon season will be here before we know it...

A frequently asked question that we receive in our clinic is, 'How Often Should I get a Sports Massage?'

The answer is highly variable, as it depends upon several different factors.  In order to answer that question, therapists take into consideration several items, inc...

A few weeks ago, a good friend of mine from massage school and I ventured over to the Fadeaway Flotation Center in West Des Moines for the first time.  We had been talking about trying out ‘floating’ for a while, and we were eager to check it out!  

Fadeaway Flotat...

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