January 11, 2019

Have you ever wondered why it's generally more difficult to balance on a single leg when holding a weight on the opposite side of your body? Or have you experienced right-sided low back pain when standing on your left leg? The answer to these issues may be related to y...

Happy May! As the weather improves (hopefully!), daylight increases and outdoor activities begin to pick up, injuries are bound to happen; it's part of being human. With acute injuries (injuries that occur suddenly and are typically linked with trauma), it's important...

Living in Alaska, we all know the physical demand that those long flights can place on us, zapping our energy and increasing our stiffness, aches, and pains. Why not arrive at your destination feeling great instead of awful? Hopefully you are familiar with proper hydra...

January 16, 2018

Undergoing surgery, especially orthopedic surgery, can be a daunting endeavor. What's interesting is that no matter what type of surgery you're scheduled to have, your emotions are probably all over the place. You might experience nervousness, excitement, anxiety, fear...

November 14, 2017

Have you ever thought about the amount of time you spend on one leg versus the other? Whether walking, running or standing, spending an equal amount of time on each leg is important to maintain muscle balance in both legs. Whether you realize it or not, we spend a grea...

September 14, 2017

Seeking acupuncture but insurance won't cover it? Bio-medical dry needling might be the alternative you're looking for! Dry needling can help those tight muscles and areas of inflammation, and at Healthwise we've got you covered!

Have you seen any videos and/or posts on social media about the latest and greatest training fads? Do you want to know what is real versus imaginative? One training technique that seems to be popping up in the lifting world is Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) Training. Thi...

March 2, 2017

Running is an activity that almost everyone can do. No equipment needed...just get out and move! Technique is important and there are countless coaches and clinics to help you improve your technique. What some often forget, though, is that for every runner (whether ama...