Author: Lisa Morrone, PT

Are Headaches Holding You Hostage?

Oh, no! You can feel it coming on again. Mild as it may be at first, history tells you it’s going to get worse before it gets better. Just the thought of what’s coming tenses your shoulders and sets your jaw. Another altered day is about to begin. What won’t you get done today? How bad will the pain get? Will you be able to do anything to change its ugly course? ¹ THE PROBLEM Chronic head pain is known to affect approximately 20% of adults in the United States. If you’re one of these unfortunate people, you’ve likely...

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Climbing Out of Sleep Debt

“There is plenty of compelling evidence that sleep is the most important predictor of how long you will live.” – William Dement, co-founder of Stanford University’s Sleep Center Wow. Could this be true? Surpringly, it is! In study after study, researchers confirm sleep deprivation has the greatest impact on a person’s overall health—even more so than obesity! This is an ominous conclusion given the fact that, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), 74% of Americans adults admit to being chronically under slept (which by definition is clocking less than 7-8 hours per night). A particularly fascinating study...

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