Be Well Blog

Gardening Is Not For Pansies: Tools and Techniques to Keep Your Body Healthy

As the days get warmer, those who enjoy gardening are going outside. Whether gardening includes flowers, vegetables or a beautifully manicured lawn and landscape, it is a favorite pastime for many.

Debunking the Myths, Misinformation and Other Barriers to Accessing Inpatient Rehab

When it comes time to choose the best inpatient rehabilitative care for you or a loved one – INSIST ON… Good Shepherd. With more than 110 years of focused rehab experience, a world-renowned reputation for innovation, recognition by The Joint Commission and seven CARF accreditations (the gold standard in rehab care), Good Shepherd has no equal in the region.

Get Ready for Golf Season with these Tips

It is that time of year. The winter chill is slowly dissipating and the promise of spring is around the corner. That means it is time to brush the dust off those golf clubs and more importantly, knock the rust off your body! Since you may not have swung a golf club in several months, it is important to make sure your body is golf ready with a few simple tips:

Women’s Health: Physical Therapy for a Leaky Bladder and Pelvic Pain

Do you have a leaky bladder? Are you always in search of a bathroom? Have you been dealing with pelvic pain for years? If so, you are not alone. Millions of women suffer in silence every day. Fortunately, women’s health physical therapy, also known as pelvic health physical therapy, can help fix these problems and heal pelvic pain.

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Where Are Your Headaches Coming From?

We have all heard that headaches may be caused by certain foods like caffeine, chocolate and stress. However, the reason for your migraines may just be a mechanical problem coming from the neck.

Fast Treatment for Back and Neck Pain

Have you ever woken up with pain in your lower back from sleeping wrong or experienced neck pain from sitting at a work station?

Physical Therapy Helps Cancer Patients Lead More Comfortable Lives

It is estimated that nearly 75 percent of cancer survivors experience cancer-related fatigue and are impacted by significant disabilities and difficulties in their day-to-day lives.

Get Your ‘Head’ in the Game When Back/Neck Pain Stress You Out

Most people experience back or neck pain at some point in their lives, but when sudden-onset pain keeps you from work, family involvement and/or the activities you enjoy, it is time to take fast action.

 “Put Your Best Fork Forward”: 10 Reasons to Consult with a Registered Dietitian

“Putting your best fork forward” is about using the utensils and other tools we have to help us make healthier food choices every day. Each of us has the internal means necessary to make small changes that will lead to large health improvements in the future.


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