10 Super Simple Ways to Improve Your Health

slider1It can be daunting to make those big changes we think we need to make when it comes to losing weight, staying active, or eating healthier. Goals like, “lose 20 pounds this month,” or “No more sugar in my diet,” seem huge and unattainable, and that can make it hard to find the motivation to even get started.

The truth is though, when it comes to your health, lasting change is made through a serious of tiny, conscious choices made every day – things that are so simple and small, you might already be doing them!
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Foods That Boost Healing

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Sovereign-Logo-Facebook1What we put inside our bodies is just as important as what we do on the outside when we’re recovering from a condition or injury. Nutrient-dense foods are powerhouses full of vitamins and minerals that can help repair injured bones, muscles, joints, and ligaments. Certain foods can also help fight inflammation and reduce pain.

Read on to find out which foods you should add to your recovery grocery list.
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Nix These Bad Work Habits

Dunwoody GA Physical TherapistsDid you know that one of the biggest roadblocks to your overall health may be your job? It’s true! We spend about 1/3 of our waking life at work, and if you’re confined to a cubicle at a stressful job each day, your physical and mental well-being can take a beating.

Luckily, all you need to do is make a few simple tweaks to fend off stress, pain, inflammation and other work health woes.

For starters,

Try to keep stress levels low.
This one can be tricky, especially if your work in a pressure-cooker environment, but it’s definitely worth a try. Elevated stress levels have been linked to increased pain and inflammation, and serious health conditions such as obesity, high blood pressure, and headaches. It can also seriously impact the quality of your sleep.
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Certified Manual Therapists

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Atlanta Certified Manual Therapists“Manual therapy” refers to hands-on treatment of muscles, tendons, ligaments, and joints. A certified manual physical therapist is specially trained in medical screening, anatomy, physiology, joint and soft tissue mechanics, and are experts in the musculoskeletal system. At Sovereign Rehabilitation, we are proud to employ top certified manual therapists to help our patients find relief from various disabilities and orthopedic conditions. Certified manual therapists understand that human touch is an essential ingredient for faster recovery from injury and long lasting results from debilitating conditions.
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