Happy Thanksgiving!

Giving thanks!…. With the holidays coming up, especially Thanksgiving, everyone is talking about gratitude these days.  We all know what gratitude is – by definition “the quality of being grateful (or thankful)” – but gratitude has far reaching health effects beyond just giving you a warm, fuzzy feeling inside.  Gratitude has been shown in numerous … Read moreHappy Thanksgiving!

Things you need to know BEFORE having a total knee replacement

Are you considering a total knee replacement? If so, make sure to read this article first. We now have enough information to reasonably predict which patients are at higher risk for having a poor outcome following total knee replacement. Overall, total knee replacement is an incredibly successful surgery, but about 10% of patients are dissatisfied … Read moreThings you need to know BEFORE having a total knee replacement

5 mindfulness strategies you can use to improve pain, health, and happiness

We live in a busy world.  Stress is everywhere and between taking care of yourself, your home, your job, and possibly a spouse, children, and/or parents, it’s easy to get caught up in rushing from one responsibility to then next and lose track of the moments.  However, doing so releases your body’s natural stress hormone, … Read more5 mindfulness strategies you can use to improve pain, health, and happiness