Living Well Blog

By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
March 15, 2024
At the masters last year, plantar fasciitis sidelined Tiger Woods. But plantar fasciitis isn’t just an athlete’s problem. It’s a common problem that can develop in anyone, anytime of the year. However, many people are more susceptible to it during the warmer months as they participant in outdoor… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
January 18, 2024
Methotrexate is an old drug with some seemingly new tricks. For years it has been used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis and certain cancers as it can slow the immune response and growth of certain cells. However,… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
December 14, 2023
Do you wake up stiff and sore? Or do you become achy as the day unfolds? If you answered yes to either of these questions, it’s time to start showing some love to your joints. In truth, you should always treat your joints well, whether you’re in pain or not.Taking care of your joints can help you… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
November 17, 2023
When you think of osteoporosis, you probably imagine a frail, older woman. After all, osteoporosis is most often associated with thin, older women with small bone structures. White and Asian women tend to have a higher risk than Black and Latina women, but their risk also is significant.Your risk… See more
January 11, 2023
Arthritis is a condition involving inflammation of the joints that can cause debilitating pain. There are many types of arthritis; however, two of the most common include rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoarthritis (OA). RA is an autoimmune disease and systemic condition in which the immune… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
July 9, 2022
Do you struggle with knee pain? If you do, you know the problem is more than just pain. When your knees hurt, you can’t move very well. And your ability to perform daily activities, including walking, are compromised. Knee pain can be caused by a wide range of issues, but there’s a pretty good… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
February 28, 2022
If you struggle with back pain, you know firsthand how it can diminish your quality of life. If you work, for example, there’s a pretty good chance it’s interfering with your job. Low back pain has been the leading cause of disability since 1990, according to the International Association for the… See more