Health Blog

Mesa Wellness: 7 Fitness Tips for Summer Vacation Travel

June 5th, 2019

It’s vacation season, and for many that means visiting faraway friends, exploring new places and possibly even crossing some things off the ol’ bucket list.  Unfortunately, traveling often also means lots of sitting, interrupted sleep patterns due to time zone changes, unhealthy eating, and workout routines that are sporadic, if not nonexistent.  According to Mesa physical therapist Courtney Warren, however, travel doesn’t

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The Importance of Carbs for a Highly Active Lifestyle

May 20th, 2019

If you lead an active lifestyle, fitness is critical for your well-being. Athletic training, competitions, workout routines, injury rehabilitation exercises, and even the non-stop pace of everyday life all take energy — and the first source of energy your body turns to comes in the form of carbohydrates. If you’re pushing your body hard in

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3 Common Causes of Shoulder Pain

May 10th, 2019

Imagine not being able to serve a tennis ball, swing a golf club, make a free throw or pass the football for the winning touchdown. You won’t have to use much imagination to envision these scenarios if you’re currently crippled by shoulder pain. Shoulder pain problems, such as rotator cuff injuries, frozen shoulder and osteoarthritis

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