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Steroid Injections for Arthritis: What to Expect Nov 10th, 2020

The symptoms of an arthritis flare-up — pain, swelling, and inflammation — can really limit your daily quality of life. Instead of putting aside a plan or a project due to an arthritis attack, why not look into steroid injections for your arthritis? At Synergy Rehabilitation & Wellness of Scottsdale,...

Massage Your Way to Better Muscle Health Oct 6th, 2020

Maybe your first idea of muscle health centers around the gym. You might envision sets of grueling reps, working to bulk up and strengthen your muscles, or regular yoga or Pilates exercises to build up your core. When you’re in strong health to begin with, the gym might be the...

Regenerate Deteriorating Joints With Biologic Injections Sep 10th, 2020

Chronic conditions like rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoarthritis (OA) don't just affect you during an attack. The pain and inflammation certainly affect your life. You may have to cancel plans or spend more time than you really want resting in bed.  But did you know that the damage from arthritis...

Signs Your Nerves May Be Malfunctioning Jul 30th, 2020

Your nerves connect your brain to every part of your body. Think of your brain as the control center and your nerves as the essential lines of communication running in and out.  Your nerves refer information to your brain and then carry electrical signals back to your muscles and organs,...

How All-Natural Acupuncture Can Alleviate a Wide Range of Pain, From Headaches to Low Back Pain Jul 6th, 2020

For centuries, traditional medicine in Asian countries like China, Japan, and Korea has included techniques like acupuncture. In acupuncture or acupressure treatments, small, fine needles or other forms of manipulation target and stimulate specific points on the body. We're still learning more and more each year about the potential of...

The Many Benefits of IV Therapy May 27th, 2020

Do you often feel sluggish throughout the day, even when you've slept well the night before? Or, do you worry you might be too busy to get all of the nutrients and hydration your body needs to function optimally? Do you wish there was something quick and easy you could...

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP): Why It's a Game-Changer for Treating Aging Joints Apr 23rd, 2020

If you’re old enough to remember the children’s storybook character Uncle Wiggily Longears and his troubles with rheumatism, you’re probably old enough to have “rheumatism” (i.e., arthritis) yourself. One of the stereotypes of aging is stiff, achy joints that just don’t work as smoothly or as freely as they once...

Vitamins, Minerals, and IV hydration - Oh My! Apr 20th, 2020

Dehydration is a very common ailment among people of all ages. Common symptoms of dehydration include fatigue, brain fog, lightheadedness or dizziness, dry skin, increased heartrate, and irritability. By the time most people feel thirsty, dehydration has likely already set in. Individuals who are adequately hydrated have better organ function...

Face coverings: To wear or not to wear? Apr 7th, 2020

In light of ongoing research regarding the transmission of novel coronavirus, COVID-19, the CDC has updated their recommendations concerning face masks. COVID-19 is spread through respiratory droplets through person to person contact. This means that an infected person can spread the virus through coughing, sneezing, and even talking. Several weeks...

How Effective is Viscosupplementation in Resolving Knee Pain? Mar 4th, 2020

Millions of Americans have osteoarthritis, a degenerative joint condition that causes pain, swelling, and stiffness. Arthritis can develop in any joint, but it’s particularly common in the knee. Knee arthritis is characterized by increasing pain, joint instability, and poor range of motion. There’s no cure for arthritis, and it can...

Why should I care about Micronutrient Testing? Jan 29th, 2020

What is micronutrient testing? Micronutrient testing is a comprehensive nutrient analysis that measures functional deficiencies at the cellular level of a person’s nutritional status.  It is used to assess how efficiently the body utilizes 31 vitamins, minerals, amino/fatty acids, antioxidants and metabolites.  It is a simple blood /lab draw that...