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Is PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) a Fad or the Future of Injury Treatment?

Platelet-rich plasma, or PRP, has received a lot of attention in the treatment of injuries—especially with well-known athletes like Tiger Woods and Maria Sharapova. But is it safe, effective, and does it work? Let’s address some of the frequently asked questions about PRP.

What is Platelet-Rich Plasma?

To understand PRP, it’s …

It is HOT outside! Time to Drink More Water On and Off the Trails.

Most of us are experiencing a heat wave this summer, it’s important to keep drinking water. Inadequate hydration can have a profound affect on our physical and mental condition, especially during the summer. And despite the proliferation of water bottles, canteens, Nalgenes, and hydration packs, many of us aren’t …

Foods for a Better Mood

You are what you eat. And what you eat can have a significant impact on how you feel. Eating a donut may be enjoyable for a few brief moments, but it won’t make you feel as good as fresh fruit for breakfast. But you can’t just eat fresh fruit …

Exercise Alone May Not Help You Lose Weight

When we want to lose weight, conventional wisdom dictates that we exercise. However, a recent study with male mice may prove otherwise.

Study: Exercise vs. No Exercise

Researchers at Vanderbilt University conducted a study that monitored mouse behavior and their energy intake and expenditure. The study locked mice running wheels (no …

Exercise May Make Your Memory Stronger Through Life’s Ups and Downs

It’s no secret that exercise is good for us. Studies have shown that exercise can improve our memory by strengthening the connections between neurons, called synapses. But there’s been a recent study in Brigham Young University, that looks at the affects of exercise like never before.

Stress and Its Impact on …

rise is on the RISE!

I founded RISE to help patients achieve their performance potential in fitness and life with the most personalized treatment experience available.  I am excited to announce that RISE is evolving and expanding so I can continue  my commitment to restore your body and your life.

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