Healthy Living Articles

Hyaluronic Acid Platelet Rich Plasma Positions and Exposition

Hyaluronic Acid, Platelet-Rich Plasma - Positions, and Exposition

Wed, Jan 25, 2023
by Cyndi Mrla, FNP-BC
A Family Nurse Practitioner shares an in-depth exposition, inspired by a position statement from the American College of Rheumatology (ACoR), regarding the use of hyaluronic acid (HA) gel and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy used in the treatment of osteoarthritis.
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Categories: Diabetes and Metabolic Therapies, General, Healthy Knee Protocol, Total Joint Care
fsa and hsa plans

FSA and HSA Plans, What's Your Plan?

Fri, Dec 16, 2022
by Andrew Allen, DC
Access Your FSA/HSA Benefits FSAs and HSAs are healthcare plans that cover medically-related expenses not included under a traditional health plan and as we approach the end of the calendar year many people are looking for ways in which to spend their FSA and/or HSA dollars wisely. They are looking at what services would be covered and how they can best use these dollars…
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Categories: General
the gift of golfing without knee pain

The Gift of Golfing Without Knee Pain

Fri, Dec 16, 2022
by Ari Globerman, PT, DPT
After completing our Healthy Knee Protocol, Betty was delighted she could return to golfing without knee pain. “I am now able to swing and rotate fully through my left leg, no longer feel any knee pain whatsoever, and my balance has significantly improved!”
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Categories: Healthy Knee Protocol
pain in the neck

Why Desk Work Is a Pain In The Neck...Shoulders, or Arms

Wed, Nov 30, 2022
by Ari Globerman, PT, DPT
Muscles that work hard to hold up our head can fatigue and develop tight bands or trigger points which in turn can become a pain in the neck.
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Categories: Physical Therapy
holiday celebrations food and diabetes

Holiday Celebrations, Food and Diabetes

Thu, Oct 27, 2022
by Andrew Allen, DC
With the fall season upon us and its many celebrations to come, we thought some quick dietary pointers and reminders for our diabetic patients and their families might be useful.
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Categories: Diabetes and Metabolic Therapies
healthy knees for pickleball

Healthy Knees for Pickleball

Thu, Oct 20, 2022
by Ari Globerman, PT, DPT
It is a pleasure to witness happy patients improving in their ability to return to the activities they love and enjoy, including Pickleball!
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Categories: Healthy Knee Protocol
Colorado Springs Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting Celebration with Colorado Springs Chamber

Thu, Sep 29, 2022
by Spruce Health Group
“The Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC is so happy to celebrate the grand opening of this clinic,” said Donna Carlson, Chairperson of the Colorado Springs & EDC, “and by the end of the year there will be seven clinics probably, and several others in the works. So you guys are really multiplying your presence across the state and it’s very exciting...Congratulations!”
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Categories: General
TDCRM 2022 Spruce Health Group Team

Spruce Health Group Wellness Tent at the 2022 ADA Tour de Cure Rocky Mountains

Mon, Sep 12, 2022
by Spruce Health Group
Visitors to the Spruce Health Group Wellness Tent had the opportunity to chat with our doctors and learn about the amazing results that our patients have seen with this innovative infusion therapy.
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Categories: Diabetes and Metabolic Therapies
in search of superfoods

The Superfoods Search

Fri, Aug 12, 2022
by Andrew Allen, DC

If we can step back from this superfood focus and look at our diet as a whole, we can improve our health in a broader sense.

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Categories: General, Medical Weight Loss and Nutritional Therapy