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7 Steps to a Healthier, Happier You

Nobody (not even dietitians!) is in perfect health, and that means everyone can benefit from making improvements to their wellness routine. Our physical well-being impacts almost every other area of our life: our mood, our productivity and our relationships, to name a few.  Whatever is most important to you—enjoying time with your grandchildren, staying active in your favorite sport, alleviating pain in your joints—taking action on the following ideas will likely help you achieve your most important goal. Read more >>

Prevent Osteoporosis through Proper Nutrition + Movement

Osteoporosis causes bone to become so weak that even a mild stress can cause a fracture. About 1.5 million osteoporosis-related fractures occur annually in the United States. Of these, approximately 300,000 are of the hip, resulting in financial stress and reduced quality of life. Maintain your bone health by following these recommendations. Read more >>

Top 5 Reasons Athletes Should See a Chiropractor

Athletes and fitness-focused adults rely on their bodies for more than simply getting around. Peak performance is key in sport, and if the musculoskeletal system isn’t aligned properly, your body can’t reach its potential. As part of Altru Advanced Orthopedics’ comprehensive approach to care, our team of chiropractors help athletes and regular joes stay well balanced, aligned, pain-free and ready for the next challenge ahead.

If you are skeptical on how a chiropractor can help you stay in the game, here are five reasons why you should get to know a chiro. Read more >>

In-Season Strength Training for Endurance Athletes

As the weather begins to warm, our thoughts naturally turn to summer and the array of wonderful outdoor activities we can enjoy. For many of us, this includes participating in the many endurance races the Red River Valley has to offer. While time on the bike or the trails will certainly increase during the summer months, it is important not to abandon strength training completely. Read more >>

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