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The Pet Effect

This coronavirus pandemic has affected everyone differently. But one thing we all share is an anxiety about our health, both physically and mentally, during this time. Physically, in that we can’t go about our normal exercise routines. And mentally, as we adjust to a more isolated existence. …

‘Tis the Season for Giving and a Health Boost

The holidays always tend to inspire a greater sense of charity, altruism, and gratitude. The oft-quoted, “it is better to give than receive,” is never felt more acutely than around this time of year. And thanks to science, a healthy lifestyle should include acts of giving along …

Virtual Reality: The New Paradigm in Pain Management

For those suffering from chronic and acute pain, there’s new treatment therapy that isn’t an opioid. Virtual Reality (VR) Therapy helps patients cope with discomfort by creating an immersive, interactive, and serene environment so overpowering that the brain cannot process the feeling of pain.

Does CBD Live Up to the Hype of Reducing Inflammation and Aid Recovery for Athletes?

In states that have legalized marijuana, CBD, or cannabidiol, is starting to appear everywhere and in everything (oils, pills, coffee, foods, salves, balms, and more). Or at least that’s how it feels due to its well-publicized benefits. But it’s important to note that CBD has not been studied extensively, …

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 …

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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