Cryotherapy: Hot Trend. Cool Recovery?

Cryotherapy: Hot Trend. Cool Recovery?

Brian B. Parr, Ph.D. If you pay attention to health trends you have likely heard about whole body cryotherapy. For years athletes have touted the benefits of cryotherapy for reducing muscle soreness and improving performance. Now cryotherapy is going mainstream, with enthusiasts claiming it can help you lose weight, look younger, and experience better health. While the buzz about cryotherapy is fairly recent, using cold as a treatment has been around Read more »
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September 05, 2016
Take a Hike… And Find Yourself

Take a Hike… And Find Yourself

“In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.” — John Muir There are times during the year when living in the Deep South has its challenges. The hot, humid summer can be one of those times for those of us who like the outdoors. ‘You know it’s hot…’ when the weather man calls for forecasts that sound more like cooking instructions – baking, boiling, roasting, steaming, and Read more »
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September 05, 2016
Getting on track for weight loss… or down for the count?

Getting on track for weight loss… or down for the count?

By Brian B. Parr, Ph.D. ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist When it comes to losing weight, lets face it, calories matter. Thanks to a host of wearable devices and mobile apps, counting calories has never been easier. Calories matter because losing weight almost always means cutting the calories that you eat and increasing the calories that you burn. The concept of “eat less, move more” is the foundation of nearly every Read more »
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July 05, 2016
Hydration & YOUR HEALTH

Hydration & YOUR HEALTH

We all know that staying hydrated is important year-round, but as the mercury starts to climb and we are spending time being active outdoors in the summer heat, watching our fluid intake is even more important. Water Facts: Water facilitates important biochemical reactions in the body, supplying nutrients and removing waste. Water is essential for maintaining blood circulation throughout your body. Keeping your body hydrated means your heart doesn’t have to work as Read more »
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July 05, 2016
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JACKSON, Miss. – In 2016, with support and assistance from The Franklin Institute, the Mississippi Children’s Museum piloted the first read more »

2018 WellsFest to Benefit Growing Up Knowing
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JACKSON, Miss. – The 35th annual WellsFest will be held Saturday, Sept. 29, at Jamie Fowler Boyll Park next to read more »

Dr. Phillip Ley Now Offers a Saturday Clinic Option
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Dr. Phillip Ley’s clinic, located at 1020 N. Flowood Drive, in Flowood, will be open on designated Saturdays throughout the read more »

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