How to Reduce Inflammation

Dr. Kristina Fruechtl Blog

A few recent posts ago, inflammation was discussed as a source of pain.  The good news is, there are ways you can reduce and prevent inflammation from occurring, to help modulate, reduce, and prevent pain.  Important to know is that systemic inflammation is not only pain generating, but also a main contributor to all chronic disease.  So by implementing the …

ACHOO!!…Pardon my allergies

Dr. Kristina Fruechtl Blog

  Allergy season is here, in a very unwelcome way.  One of the most difficult things for allergen sufferers is that they want to get outdoors as the weather gets warmer and the sun comes out, but they know they will have the immediate or delayed consequences of sneezing, runny nose, itchy or dry eyes, or exacerbated sinus problems. http://acaai.org/allergies/types/seasonal …

Aging is not equivalent to pain

Dr. Kristina Fruechtl Blog

A lot of people seem to think that getting older just means they will have more physical pain.  While it is highly common with age to develop some arthritic joint changes and pain, you do have some control over this.  It does take some thinking though, because if you continue to do what you’ve always done, you will get more …

Why NOT to sit on it

Dr. Kristina Fruechtl Blog

It is now said that sitting is the new smoking. Most people spend a majority of the day seated in the same or different chairs and positions. This is why it is so important to get out and be physically active. Sitting puts enormous strain on not just your low back, but your hips, middle back, neck, legs and shoulders.  Specifically, it …