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Nutritional Supplement Quality: Do's and Don'ts

Many individuals today are turning to nutritional supplements as opposed to prescription medications. While everyone has their own reason why they believe nutritional supplements are the best alternative, there are a number of things that you need to know when purchasing these products. After all, you want to make sure you are purchasing a quality product, not something made with inferior ingredients. As such, where you purchase your supplements is integral to the overall integrity of the product.

Are You Receiving Olympic Athlete-Level Treatment?

The summer just wrapped up and with it, the end of the Rio Olympics. It was an action-packed and awe-inspiring few weeks of cheering for the USA, and the incredible display of performance, perseverance, and passion reminds me of how incredible the human body is. Some notable highlights for me include cheering for the local Olympians, including Alise Post, St. Cloud native who Silvered in Women's BMX, and watching former Gopher David Plummer taking Bronze in swimming

Introducing Our New Doctor of Physical Therapy, Jared Eickhoff

Meet Jared Eickhoff, our newest Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) at Williams Integracare. Jared joined our team during the summer of 2016, becoming our third on-staff physical therapist. Jared obtained his DPT through the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth. While he greatly enjoyed his time up north, he is happy to be back in central Minnesota.

The Back to School Super Blog: Your All-in-One Guide to Prepping Your Kids

After a summer filled with memories, activities, sunshine, and rest, your kids (and you!) are gearing up to head back to school. With an expansive to-do list, seemingly endless errands to run, and preparations to tackle, we know how precious your time is this time of year. We wanted to help you and your family get into the healthy swing of things, so we’ve created a Back to School super blog. It’s filled with all the topics related to your kids including their schedules, their school supplies, and most important, their health. Just click on the link in each heading to find the related Williams Integracare Clinic blog.

Bulletproof Coffee: Is it Good For You?

Is coffee healthy and what is the rage with Bulletproof coffee, MCT oils, and good fats? How can good fats make me lose more weight? I will answer your questions here in this blog.

Breastfeeding + Chiropractic Care = a Natural Match

August is National breastfeeding awareness month and whether you are an expectant mom, a new mom who is breastfeeding, or you are a mom with older children, this article is for you! I will explore different ways you can benefit from chiropractic care and breastfeeding and detail how they go hand in hand. Even if you're not nursing, make sure to check out the tips below as they can help you raise happy, healthy kids.

Five Tips for a Healthy Start to the School Year

Summer is a wonderful time of year. And, summer in Central Minnesota is unrivaled. As fun as summer can be, it is also a time when routines and schedules tend to go out the window as children enjoy a welcome break from school. As you prepare your children to go back to school, it can be helpful to have tips to help guide you in getting your children ready for the fall. If you want your kids to have a healthy return to school, consider following these helpful tips for a strong start to your student's educational calendar year. 

The Truth About Water Sport Injury: Prevention, Detection, and Treatment

The warmer weather of summer draws millions of Americans out onto the water. Whether you live in the Land of 10,000 Lakes and spend your summer boating, or you vacation closer to the ocean and love to surf or parasail, the joy of a day on the water can quickly turn to pain in the event you suffer a water sport injury. Although activities such as water skiing, wakeboarding, knee boarding, and tubing, just to name a few, seem like fun and leisurely activities, it doesn't take much for these activities to result in injuries that can plague you for weeks or months to come.

Your UV IQ: How Smart About the Sun Are You?

When the sun finally returns and warm temperatures lure Americans outside, many forget the flip side of exposure to the sun. Harmful UV rays can do more than give you a painful sunburn after a day on the lake or lounging at the beach. July is UV safety month in the United States, and this post will offer you a test of your UV IQ. How much do you really know about UV rays, and are you giving enough consideration to sun safety by protecting your body from the harmful side of those warm summer rays?

Foam Rollers: How to Improve Circulation, Mobility, & Prevent Injury Properly

If you haven't already heard of the reemergence of foam rolling on the American fitness scene, you're in luck. Foam rollers are increasing popular with individual of all fitness levels because the practice offers a variety of benefits. Whether you're lifting weights for purpose of muscle-building and performance competitions or simply looking for a great recovery aid following strenuous fitness classes at the gym, foam rollers are the perfect tool.