“Heart disease is 80% preventable,” said Dr. Businaro, “And how you can prevent heart disease is to make sure you know your risk factors.” Modifiable risk factors, according to Dr. Businaro, include: Other risk factors, such as family history, aren’t things you can change, but they are important knowledge to have when considering your risk […]
Aileen Cuenca-Williams, certified McKenzie physical therapist with Prisma Health, offered some tips on how to sleep comfortably and reduce those days you wake up with aches and pains. Some of her tips include:
Aileen Cuenca-Williams, certified McKenzie physical therapist with Prisma Health, offered tips on a proper sitting posture that reduces discomfort and provides support. Her advice includes choosing the right kind of chair, how to provide quick and easy lumbar support using items available around the home and what to do if your height makes it difficult to […]
In this short video, physical therapist Aileen Cuenca-Williams and a volunteer demonstrate where to place your feet, forearms and more while using the computer for optimal comfort. Her advice is easy to follow at the office, at home and even out at your favorite coffeeshop or library location.
There are multiple options for treating chronic migraine headaches, but the most important treatment options for migraines involve lifestyle changes, medications, procedures like neural blocks or Botox and treatment of comorbidities like obesity, depression, fibromyalgia and other potential causes. Avoiding common triggers for migraines like red wine, caffeine, aged cheeses, missing sleep, physical strain or […]