Belltown Spine & Wellness Blog

I'm consistently bothered by joint pain particularly in my knees. What are some alternative treatments for my joint pain if I want to avoid over-the-counter medications?

Our knees, hips, and ankles take a beating in daily life—from trudging up and down stairs to playing games with the kids—because they support our weight, act as shock absorbers, and allow us to run, jump, dance, and dodge. And like the movable parts in a machine, these joints are more prone to problems and can wear out faster than the rest of our body.

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Kool Smiles Dental Offices Hold Halloween Candy Exchange to Benefit Troops

Kool Smiles, a leading provider of quality dental care in underserved communities, is coordinating for the third year 'Operation

Troop Treats', a nationwide program designed to promote dental hygiene during the Halloween season and give kids the opportunity to send overseas troops a sweet reminder of home. Operation Troop Treats encourages children to trade 25 pieces of their Halloween candy in exchange for a toy at 124 Kool Smiles offices nationwide. The candy will then be sent in care packages to US troops serving abroad via Operation Gratitude. In 2012 and 2013, Kool Smiles collected more than two tons of donated candy through Operation Troop Treats.

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Bronx Nursing Home, Gold Crest Care Center, Offers Dietary Tips For Seniors

Gold Crest Care Center, a trusted NYC nursing home , urges senior citizens and their families to learn the basics of proper nutrition for senior citizens. The nursing facility's staff has created a short list of key tips for families and seniors looking to improve their mental and physical health through dietary changes. Families in need of additional nutritional counseling are urged to visit the facility's website to schedule a consultation with a board certified physician. "As we age, our bodies change. The dietary needs that sustained us in our 40s no longer suffice as we hit our 70s and 80s. Staying mentally and physically healthy requires a multifold approach and too many seniors overlook the need for nutritional counseling. Our board certified physicians have banded together to compile key tips for senior citizens looking to improve their diet and maintain their health," says Michael Salamon of Gold Crest Care...
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Maria Menounos and Ocean Spray Make a Pact to Introduce Healthy Hydration with PACt Cranberry Extract Water

On Thursday, Oct. 16, Maria Menounos, E! Entertainment TV host and two-time New York Times best-selling author, will team up with Ocean Spray to show consumers how small steps—like staying hydrated—can help make their lives even better and build to a healthier lifestyle. The site of the iconic cranberry bog display in Rockefeller Center will serve as the backdrop for the cranberry cooperative’s exciting launch of new PACt cranberry extract water – the next generation of Ocean Spray products that harness the power of the cranberry in a refreshing new way. PACt™ water contains PACs, or proanthocyanidins – powerful elements found deep inside cranberries, to help cleanse and purify your body better than water alone.*

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Enrolling in Medicare? Don't Make These Mistakes!

Finding the right Medicare plan matters. With hundreds of policies to choose from, and so much information to understand, many people guess when choosing a policy and end up paying too much for a plan that doesn't cover what they need. Open enrollment period for Medicare begins October 15. To help baby boomers avoid making the most common mistakes, the nonprofit National Council on Aging (NCOA) created My Medicare Matters . For more than 60 years, NCOA has worked to improve the health and economic security of older adults through education and decision support. My Medicare Matters provides a clear and friendly guide to help boomers evaluate their individual needs, compare their options, enroll in a plan, and sustain the best coverage for years to come. "People typically spend most of their life with healthcare more or less handled for them by an employer," said James Firman, NCOA president and...
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Belltown Spine & Wellness, an integrated health and spinal rehabilitation center, has helped thousands of people over the past 22 years regain their health and vitality through their natural, integrated approach to health and wellness in the greater Seattle area. Our services, which include chiropractic, spinal rehabilitation, massage therapy, acupuncture, naturopathic medicine and medical weight-loss are customized and targeted for each individual's health goals. Our signature 4-step program is specifically designed to help patients recover from neck and back pain chronic conditions. This system, created by Dr. Scott Mindel, Seattle chiropractor and owner of Belltown Spine & Wellness draws on the latest rehabilitation techniques available today.


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