Combatting Osteoarthritis, the Arthritis of Aging

Combatting Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative form of arthritis, often described as “wear and tear” arthritis. We can all expect normal wear and tear on the body, but there are ways to minimize its effects, and live into old age with health, energy, and strength!

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Exercise and Osteoarthritis

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Finding True Health through Root Cause Analysis – Naturopath Jennifer Ridley

Dr. Jennifer Ridley does something that many other medical practitioners don’t do enough of… She talks to her patients and does an in depth review of each patient, their medical history, their family’s medical history and their lifestyle.  This in-depth analysis helps her to identify the root causes of problems.  … Read the rest >>

Graston Technique as Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis and Carpal Tunnel

graston technique Plantar Fasciitis TreatmentThe Graston technique is a specialized way of treating both plantar fasciitis (affecting the feet) and carpal tunnel (affecting the wrists) without shots or surgery.  Dr. Ridley sought out additional training to learn the Graston Technique and has been certified as a provider.  She completed the “M1” basic course offered … Read the rest >>

High Fructose Corn Syrup Makes You Fat!

If there’s one thing that Doctor Ridley can convince you of, it would be to STOP eating and drinking High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS)!  In this video, she references a study done by researchers at Princeton University. It confirms that rats gained weight eating High Fructose Corn Syrup 300% faster … Read the rest >>

Homeopathic Medicine Begins with Root Cause Analysis to Achieve True Health

Dr. Ridley uses the principles of homeopathic medicine to understand how the symptoms we deal with are our bodies warning lights, telling us we have a problem.  Do you solve the engine problems in your car by pulling the fuse for the warning lights in the dash?  How about putting … Read the rest >>

Integrative Medicine Focuses on the Mind, Body and Spirit

In this video, Dr. Jennifer Ridley talks with Terri Suresh of the Hormonal Health & Wellness Center about functional nutrition, and working to find the root cause of a patient’s ailment instead of just treating the symptoms.  Things like high cholesterol, headaches, high blood pressure, fatigue, bowel issues, acid reflux … Read the rest >>

Comprehensive Food Panel Results Explained

One area that creates issues for people are food allergies.  These can cause irritations and inflammations in the body that can cascade to other areas.  An important first step in the process is to do food allergy testing.  The comprehensive food panel is a good place to start.  This video … Read the rest >>

Hidden Health Dangers to Buying New Furniture

flame retardant free furnitureFrighteningly, there are chemicals that can make you gain weight even though you don’t eat them at all!  Flame retardant chemicals are a good example.  Many mattresses and couches, along with other common household items (carpet padding, foam cushions, polyester bedding and clothing, wallpaper, plastic housings for computers, faxes and … Read the rest >>

Health Dangers of Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)

Measuring the beerbelly - msg - monosodium glutamateOne really good reason to read the list of ingredients on your food – and to stay away from “foods” containing things you can’t pronounce – is the prevalence of hidden chemicals that can lead to weight gain and other health problems.  Monosodium glutamate (MSG), for example, is the flavor … Read the rest >>