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Cognitive Conditioning

by Kelly Trevino, MS, ATC Want to try and help increase your brain health? Working on your brain health helps to lower your risk of developing Alzheimer’s or other types of dementias. A strong brain also helps to slow other declining factors as we age such as memory and reaction.

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Zen & Flex

by Sydney Boyce, MS, LAT, ATC, RYT200 If we’re Building Health this month, we have to tackle both physical and mental health, right? So let’s talk yoga. It’s here to build both at the same time! Yoga is a form of physical activity where you can strengthen, stretch, and improve

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Pump Up Your Mood

by Kelly Trevino, MS, LAT, ATC Depression is one of the leading causes of disability worldwide. At least one in five people will experience depression in their lifetime and it does not discriminate – all genders, race, and ages can develop depression. Treatment for depression currently consists of prescription medication

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Strong Shoulders, Stronger Ken

by Aaron Weidman, MS, ATC, CEAS Men’s Health tends to be a bit like Fight Club. How, you ask? Well, the 1st and 2nd rule of Men’s Health are similar to those of Fight Club – “You do not talk about Men’s Health!” We’re working on breaking through the stigma

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Ken As Hard As You Ken

by Mitchel Musselman, ATC During Men’s Health Month, here’s your reminder – stepping up and being a difference maker is not only to benefit those around you. You have to step up and make a difference in yourself too. You cannot take care of others if you don’t take care

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The Wonderful World of Ken-jury Prevention

by Omar Fercha, LAT, ATC According to a 2020 study, 82% of men try to stay healthier to live longer for family and friends. However, only 50% of men engage in using preventive care. My fellow men, WHAT ARE WE DOING!? Life finds a way. The odds of us being

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It’s Complexus

by Andrea Jervinis, LAT, ATC Ladies! Do you have the right support? Let’s discuss. Women are more prone to experience thoracic pain in their lifetime than men. A study sampling 3,710 workers found that 17% of women in the workforce and 9% of men experienced thoracic pain. Although the prevalence

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Vita-Women

by Sydney Boyce, MS, LAT, ATC, RYT200 Following a balanced diet is crucial to good health and proper nutrition, especially for females. Women go through a constant shift in hormones throughout different phases of life and maturation. Plus women tend to get bombarded by ads on the next fad diet

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Soap & Razors

by Casee Yarborough, LAT, ATC Have you heard of the Pink Tax? It’s not an actual tax, but it’s the tendency that common products for women are more expensive compared to equivalent products for men. Things like razors and soaps are a few dollars more expensive when marketed to women.

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Mind The Gap

by Molly Boylan, MS, LAT, ATC You were pregnant for nine months and delivered a beautiful baby (or babies). You watched and felt your body change throughout the entire process. It can be alarming to some women all the changes that take place mentally and physically after delivery. One of

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We Can Do It: Healthier Together

by Krystina Aguilera, MS, ATC, CSCS Each year, the Department of Health and Human Services dedicates the week starting at Mother’s Day (this year from May 12th to 18th) to spotlighting the unique health concerns of women. To do our part, we’re working to go a step further and turn

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It’s Easy Being Green

by Aaron Weidman, MS, ATC, CEAS April is Earth Month and that means we’re all think about making changes to become more environmentally friendly. Even your onsite injury prevention specialists take part in this by utilizing green initiatives that our Eco Team has found. Don’t forget there are still a

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