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Why Does Cold Weather Affect your Arthritis

With fall well on its way to becoming winter, you may feel like you are able to predict the weather that’s coming by the pain you feel in your joints. We all have that almost prophetic aunt who could tell us exactly what the week’s weather would be like based on how her old bad […]

Common Ankle Injuries and How to Treat Them

Our ankles are one of the most important parts of our body’s structure, and all too often, they get overlooked. It is where three bones meet, the tibia and fibula of your lower leg with the talus of your foot. These bones are held together at the ankle joint by ligaments, strong elastic bands of […]

5 Must to do’s for Diabetic Footcare

Most people think diabetes is a blood sugar issue. This is true, however, it affects more areas of your body beyond your blood. Neuropathy occurs in about 70% of people who have diabetes, causing serious nerve and blood vessel damage. This can lead to losing the feeling in your feet or hands, and even infection. […]

3 Stretches you can do Everyday to Help your Back Pain

In our modern day world, sitting seems to be the go-to position of choice. There are numerous parts in our day in which we are sitting, and all too often are not aware of our posture. When we wake up we sit to eat our breakfast and steaming mug of coffee, then we sit on […]

5 Ways Seniors can stay flexible year round

During the winter season, staying physically active becomes quite a bit more challenging. When the weather is rough outside, it is harder to get to the gym or to find the drive to move around at all. However, fitness and health don’t take a vacation, exercise is something that must be done year round. This is […]

4 ways to keep your knees in shape for hiking

For those of us who love adventure and actively exploring the great outdoors near Sevierville, knees are one of the most valuable parts of our body.  Because hiking, trail running, and biking tends to put a strain on these most important of joints, it is vital to take the time to practice methods that will […]

5 Ways to protect your knees while hiking

Spring is in the air, and around Sevierville, hiking is one of the best ways to get out and explore the beauty of it. To be able to enjoy these nature walks for years to come, it is important to consciously take care of the body that will take you through them. In hiking, one […]