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  • Christmas Gifts for Neck and Back Health
    Here are some great gift ideas for the upcoming holidays to help that special someone take better care of their neck and back.Orthopedic Pillow - Has a special indentation in Read more
  • The best anti-inflamatory diet
    Research has shown that chronic inflammation in your body can cause a variety of symptoms, some of the more common are:Joint pain and swellingFatigueDepressionWeight gain and belly fatBrain fog and headachesCancerAllergiesStudies show the Read more
  • ICE VS HEAT FOR NECK PAIN
      There is much debate and confushion on when to use ice, and when to use heat to treat neck pain and stiffness.  It is important to know because therapeutic icing Read more
  • How to Stretch
     When done properly, stretching can increase flexibility, reduce injuries, improve joint lubrication, reduce stress and tension, and enhance overall physical fitness.  Below are the basic "nuts & bolts" of a Read more
  • Home Treatment of Sciatica
    Sciatica is a painful condition involving the inflammation of the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is the longest and biggest nerve in your body. It starts as "nerve roots" in Read more
  • How to treat muscle cramps
    A painful muscle cramp can bring a jogger to his knees or elicit a yelp of discomfort from just turning over in bed. Studies show that 95% of people will Read more
  • Natural Remedies for Seasonal Allergy Relief
    April showers bring May flowers, but for seasonal allergy sufferers they can also bring an onslaught of itchy eyes, runny noses and  uncontrollable sneezing. While over-the-counter and prescription medications can Read more
  • 6 tips to pain-free spring yard clean-up
     Spring has sprung in Saratoga! Getting outside and working in your yard can provide a great workout, but all that bending, twisting, reaching  and pulling can put a lot of stress and Read more
  • Opportunity to Join a CSA and have Organic Farm-Fresh Produce Delivered Weekly
    Smith Weight Loss and Wellness has an opportunity to partner with Pickerings Greenhouse, a family-owned farm located in Arlington, Vermont to offer a local CSA pick-up point.Each Friday they will Read more
  • 5 tips to increase your energy
    Would you like to get through the day without experiencing that dreaded 3:00 p.m. slump? Here are are 5 easy ways to incorporate tips to up your energy levels.Drink water! Read more
  • 5 tricks to prevent Muscle-tension Headaches
    The most common type of headache is caused by problems with your neck muscles. This muscle-tension headache is often described as achy, dull, throbbing and vice-like. It typically begins at Read more
  • Treatment of Whiplash
    Auto accidents are a major cause of neck injuries, but many people sprain and strain the ligaments, tendons and muscles of their neck while participating in a variety of sports.Falling Read more
  • Warm-up for outdoor winter activities
    Snow, ice and frigid weather are coming to Saratoga!  Winter activities like skating, skiing and sledding with the kids can cause painful muscle spasms, strains or tears.  Shoveling snow without the Read more
  • Protect your Back this Thanksgiving
     Preparing for company, standing up to cook for long periods of time and lifting that heavy turkey can wreak havoc on your back. Here are a few tips to keep Read more
  • 5 tips for fall yard work
    Fall is here in Saratoga!Before you reach for your rake this Fall, consider the possible consequences: neck pain, lower-back strain, shoulder pain and knee pain.The following tips can help prevent the Read more
  • 11 Tips to Get 8 Hours of Sound Sleep
    From birth, we spend a third of our lives trying to sleep. (well, maybe not during August in Saratoga). A good` nights sleep is incredibly important for your health and overall Read more