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Fiber and weight loss

There are two types of fiber in the diet, soluble fiber (water-soluble) and insoluble fiber (not water-soluble). Whole foods such as fruits, […]


The “Organic Food” myth

Myth: If the food label claim says “organic” then the product must be “100% organic”. Not true! The only time a product […]


Breaking the Snacking Habit

Although breaking the snacking habit may sound impossible – it is not. There are many little things you can do to prevent […]


What is a sports medicine specialist?

A physician with significant specialized training in both the treatment and prevention of illness and injury. The Sports Medicine Specialist helps patients […]


Quantity and Quality of Exercise

ACSM Recommendations on Quantity and Quality of Exercise: These recommendations reflect current scientific evidence on physical activity and including recommendations on aerobic […]


Sports Medicine Specialist

A physician such as Dr. Erik Brand has significant specialized training in both the treatment and prevention of illness and injury. The Sports Medicine Specialist helps patients maximize function and minimize disability and time away from sports, activity, work, or school.


Neck Pain

Neck pain is a common complaint and can be due to a variety of causes. The cause of neck pain is not always clear because it can be associated with many other symptoms ranging from arm and shoulder pain to headaches. The best way to determine the cause of neck pain and formulate an effective treatment plan is to start with a careful and through physical assessment from a musculoskeletal trained physician.


Migraine Headaches

Migraine headaches often affect one half of the head; they are pulsating in nature and last from 2 to 72 hours. Associated symptoms can, but do not always include nausea, vomiting, increased sensitivity to light, increased sensitivity to sound and the pain is generally made worse by physical activity.


Massage Therapy

For many years now, massage has been gaining in popularity as a way of reducing stress, and treating numerous conditions. Massage use is widespread in the US, and is increasingly viewed as part of integrative health care.


Back Pain

Lower back pain is second only to the common cold for why people seek medical care. Back pain may be mild or extreme and cause lost job time, lost personal time and can significantly decrease quality of life.


 Fiber and weight loss

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