It seems like in recent years, what were once considered whacky, "new-age" trends are now taking the forefront of wellness news. I'm alllll about gettin' my zen on & am pretty much willing to try anything at this point -- from hot yoga & crystal healing to reflexology & Himalayan salt lamps. As someone who used to … Continue reading Jade Rolling: Worth The Hype?
In nursing school, I was taught early on that pain is the fifth vital sign. We ask our patients to rate pain on a scale of 0-10 & answer questions about location, onset, & intensity to find the best treatment plan. Sometimes, pain is the only window into understanding what we may not otherwise … Continue reading Better For It: Why Pain Only Makes Us Stronger