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Inflammation and Diet
November 1, 2019 Healthy Lifestyle,Nutrition Brian Fulton

(*Click on the many links provided in this article to take you to evidence-based videos to learn more about the role of diet in inflammation, and to examine the supporting evidence.) The Role Of Diet in Inflammation Inflammation is the root cause of many of the conditions that I treat as a massage therapist. Any
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Are Fish and Chicken Healthy Foods?
February 24, 2017 Nutrition Brian Fulton

(* Note – many hyperlinks in this article will take you to Nutritionfacts.org, a vetted website that provides evidence-based articles and videos on nutrition. To view the study sources, click on “Sources cited” to view the evidence source for the video information.) Make no mistake… fish is meat. – And yes, chicken is meat too!
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Golfer’s Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
February 5, 2012 Arms and Hands,Managing Common Conditions,Rehabilitation,Repetitive Strain Injury Brian Fulton

The rapid arm and wrist movement required in many jobs and sports can lead to sprains, strains or persistent tendonitis in the elbow area.  Most of the muscles that create hand or wrist movement originate in our forearm.  Muscles that close our wrist and hand (flexion) are located on the inner portion of our forearm
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Dealing With Muscle Cramps
February 4, 2012 Exercise,Injury Prevention,Managing Common Conditions,Massage Brian Fulton

  Virtually everyone experiences a muscle cramp at some point in time. They can be mild or extremely painful. Strictly speaking, a muscle cramp is an involuntarily and forcibly contracted muscle that does not relax. This causes a palpable hardening of the involved muscle. Our immediate instinctual (and correct) reaction would be to try to
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Stretching Basics
February 1, 2012 Healthy Lifestyle,Stretching Brian Fulton

101 Reasons to Stretch . . (okay maybe twelve) More than 40% of our body mass is skeletal muscle, the muscle type that is under our conscious control and that is responsible for body movement. Fortunately, muscle is prone to very few diseases, but it is prone to dysfunction. Dysfunction is very common, but readily preventable,
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The Importance of Exercise
February 1, 2012 Exercise,Healthy Lifestyle Brian Fulton

  Exercise Schmexercise Why exercise?  It takes time, effort, and sometimes it just plain hurts.  Worse yet, you can easily injure yourself doing physical activity.  After all, when have you heard of people injuring themselves watching television?   Well, just read these excerpts pulled from various articles on the subject of exercise and decide for yourself.