VooDoo Flossing, Kinesio Taping and Cupping, Oh My!

VooDoo Flossing, Kinesio Taping and Cupping, Oh My!

By Brian B. Parr, Ph.D. ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist If you play sports or exercise regularly you probably have experienced some sort of injury. Hopefully yours was just a minor muscle strain, joint sprain, or soreness after a workout. Sports-related injuries are common, and most people who exercise report some type of injury in a given year. Thankfully, most are not serious enough to prevent continuing an exercise program, especially Read more »
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November 18, 2016
Compression Goes Couture

Compression Goes Couture

As the positive trend of ‘taking care of yourself’ grows, more and more people are looking to find fitness apparel that not only is flexible and comfortable, but is also functional and fashionable. As we are demanding more of ourselves physically, we also are demanding more of our fitness wear. At the heart of the current workout wear revolution is compression apparel. It is one of the hottest trends embraced Read more »
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November 18, 2016
Holidays & Heart Attacks

Holidays & Heart Attacks

Let’s take a little one-question, multiple-choice quiz... During the holidays you are more likely to ___________? A. Overeat B. Not get enough exercise C. Increase alcohol consumption D. Have a heart attack E. All of the above. Unfortunately, the answer is E. All of the above. Whether you know it or not your risk for having a heart attack increases during the late December holidays. In fact, according to a 2004 study published in the American Heart Read more »
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November 18, 2016
Bless our Hearts

Bless our Hearts

A Coordinated Effort to Improve Mississippi’s Heart Attack Care, Communications and Outcomes Nobody is ever really ready for a heart attack. As one recent television commercial reminds us, we don’t get a warning note or text message alerting us in advance. It is that element of surprise that catches us off guard and can prevent our taking immediate and appropriate action. Our lack of preparedness can have devastating results. Two of the Read more »
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November 18, 2016
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