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Instead of taking a pain pill or getting an injection for pain, try physical therapy first

Adam Cramer, PT, DPT, founder of MyoFit physical therapy clinics, is on a mission. He hopes people will come to think of physical therapy as medicine, and stop masking their pain with pills and injections. “Pain is the body’s natural alarm system…a way of getting your attention,” he explains. “It’s human nature to simply...

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Say goodbye to the pain, without medication

For 38 million Americans—roughly 18% of women—the pain of debilitating chronic migraines can be disastrous to their quality of life. Lucky for Kaitlyn Sydorenko, who started getting migraines at age 10, her mother, Kris, is a highly trained massage therapist. “Over the years, through trial and error, I combined specific...

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Improve your quality of life with incontinence treatment options close to home

For many women, urinary and fecal incontinence are embarrassing conditions that impact the quality of life. Fortunately, insists David Sheyn, MD, a urogynecologist at University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center, those conditions—and other pelvic floor disorders—are easily treatable, most often without surgery. “Too many women...

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When you enter the blissful sanctuary at Exhale Spa, inside the Fitness Center at University Hospitals Avon Health Center, you’re immediately wrapped in peace

Everything at Exhale Spa is designed to make you do just that—take a deep breath, relax, and exhale. Nestled inside the 60,000-square-foot Fitness Center at University Hospitals Avon Health Center is a blissful sanctuary offering spa services ranging from whole-body treatments like reiki and massages to facials, manicures and pedicures...

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Your gut may be the key to your health

Did you know a unique collection of microbes in your gut may be the key to your health? The gut microbiome is the collection of trillions of bacteria, fungi and viruses living in the body that plays a major role in immune function, neurotransmitter production and more. Over the past few years, the microbiome has been a hot topic of research...

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