Better Health

Are you ready to make changes toward a healthier lifestyle?  Looking for ways to improve your existing workout routine?  Wondering what is new and exciting in health, wellness, and fitness? Better Health articles share practical ideas that will educate, motivate, and inspire.

Diabetes – Time to Get Moving

Karl Knopf, EdD

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Studies suggest that exercise can positively influence the course of pre-diabetes and diabetes.  In addition to a healthy diet and proper medication, regular physical activity is crucial for managing diabetes or reversing pre-diabetes. 

Sciatica Pain

Mary Ann Wilson, RN

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When the sciatic nerve becomes compressed, irritated, or inflamed, the only message it transmits is pain. Those who practice proper body mechanics and correct posture, avoid prolonged sitting, and consistently improve general fitness levels are less prone to suffer back problems.