Tired of Cycles of Pain? Read Our National Chiropractic Health Month Year-Round Solution

Wrightstown Health & Fitness (WHF) in-house chiropractor Dr. Patrick Donohue of Wrightstown Chiropractic & Rehabilitation has one word of advice if you want to see less of him: exercise. Sedentary lifestyles can cause weight gain, achy joints, and other musculoskeletal conditions, as the American Chiropractic Association recently noted. That’s why “Keep Moving!” is their themeRead more

Four Healthy Lung Month Tips To Help You Breathe Better

More than 17,000 breaths are taken daily by the average person. Wrightstown Health & Fitness (WHF) has four tips to try during Healthy Lung Month in October to help you make the most of them.    1. Are you breathing correctly? Given how many breaths we take daily, you’d think instructions aren’t needed. But, thereRead more

National Physical Therapy Month: Are Your Habits Paving a Path to Pain?

Last year is behind us. But, many carried behaviors right into 2021 that are leading them to the doors of physical therapists. As part of National Physical Therapy Month in October, Theresa Bowers of Bowers Physical Therapy in Newtown hopes to change that pattern. Bowers, a physical therapist for 36 years, is seeing the sameRead more

Breathe Normalcy Back Into Your Pandemic Life With Yoga

WHF Yoga Can Help You Breathe Normalcy Back Into Your Pandemic Life   With a fourth wave of coronavirus infections underway, normal likely feels further away. But, there’s a four-letter answer to pandemic woes that can help: yoga. One in three Americans has tried yoga, the 2016 Yoga In America Study reported. Unfortunately, many steerRead more

September is Yoga Awareness Month Give Yoga A Try!

Face Your Fear This Yoga Awareness Month And Try Yoga! Ninety percent of Americans are aware of yoga, and 75% agree it’s good for you. Yet, only 28% have participated in a class, according to the 2016 Yoga in America Study.  September is National Yoga Month, a time to promote the health benefits of yoga.Read more

Nutritional Considerations for Hypertension (HTN), aka, High Blood Pressure:

If you are diagnosed with high blood pressure you may not be sure what to do from a nutritional perspective. The most important thing that can directly impact your blood pressure is sodium intake. For the average person, the RDA, or Recommended Dietary Allowance is 2300mg per day. For a person dealing with HTN, theRead more

May: Mental Health Month

Mental health is a person’s condition with regard to their psychological and emotional well-being. Our mental state affects how we feel, think, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood. Since 1949,Read more

What Is Stress? April Is National Stress Awareness Month!

What is Stress? Stress is a physical response from our body due to any type of positive or negative changes. When people feel stressed by something going on around them, their bodies react by releasing chemicals into the blood. Positive stress can help drive us into action, but negative stress can result in health problems.Read more

March is National Nutrition Month!

What is it? National Nutrition Month started in 1973, and was only a week long. It was officially launched in 1980. Today, it is an annual educational campaign held by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This movement concentrates on making healthy eating and physical fitness viable choices. “Go Further with Food” is the themeRead more

Massage and Self-Care: Don’t Delay; Do It Today

It’s the easiest thing in the world to justify taking care of others. But when it comes to taking care of yourself, it’s a different matter entirely. Typically, massage has been regarded as a pampering luxury reserved for the most prosperous. However, like personal training, it is now enjoyed by people of all income brackets.Read more