Conquer ‘Time Poverty’… Even if Don’t Have Time
2023 has just started.. and do you already feel you are in the whirlwind of not enough time?! If so, you may be suffering from TIME POVERTY. Keep reading for a prescription… HINT: use the nights to stargaze not screengaze (yup, that’s a made up word)!
Powering Up Your Health with Video Games
Can video games, long considered a sedentary and unhealthy activity, be good for you? A new subset of gaming, called “exergaming” or active video games (AVGs), could be the way to positive health benefits.
In AVGs, players use their bodies to engage with and interact with the game. And a …
Sound Bath of Science for Health and Wellness
There’s a lot of news out there that could put anyone on edge these days (especially the chaos in Afghanistan and the upcoming 20th anniversary of 9/11). Add a global pandemic on top- the stress and anxiety can become too much for many people.
Music as Motivation
Quarantining can sap the motivation to exercise and move. And now, more than ever, we need to remember to keep moving our bodies to stay healthy and sane. Even as little as 10 minutes of aerobic exercise can work wonders for our brains.
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.
Mind Over (Genetic) Matter: Does Our Mindset Limit Performance?
Consumer genetic testing gives us all an opportunity to discover gene variants that influence our palate, behavior, and health inheritance. But a recent study has shown that our genetic makeup may not have as big an influence on our behavior as our mindset.
For starters, the science on gene variants …
Dr. Sonja Stilp Helps Design the Future of Female Bike Seats
A woman’s search for finding a comfortable bike seat for long rides may finally be over. Drs. Andy Pruitt (inventor of Specialized’s Body Geometry program) and Sonja Stilp created a bike seat that reduces numbness and pain by mimicking the body’s response to different types of pressure. The result …
The RISE of Stem Cells in Sports and Regenerative Medicine
Doctors are recommending stem cell, or orthobiologic, therapy as the latest way to renew and repair damaged or diseased tissue and treat orthopedic and sports medicine conditions. Orthobiologics are products made from substances that are naturally found in your body. And the good news? RISE offers orthobiologics for the musculoskeletal system including …