Healthy Habits: Making Lifestyle Changes Stick
The New Year has come and gone, and if you’re like many Americans, so has your resolution. Fortunately, there's still hope to pick back up that resolution, dust it off, and try again – only a little differently this time.
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy: Newer Frostbite Treatment
If you’ve been diagnosed with frostbite during Cincinnati’s bitter cold winter, you may want to consider a new treatment option for repairing your skin: hyperbaric oxygen chamber therapy.
Join TriHealth Pavilion by Feb. 28 and Receive Deals
Join the TriHealth Fitness and Health Pavilion, with a friend*, by Feb. 28 and receive: free specialty group fitness class, free 30-minute personal training session, complimentary lunch for two at the Atrium Café* and 20% off a spa service for two*.
TriHealth Pavilion Hosting Wellness Expo March 8
The TriHealth Fitness & Health Pavilion, located at 6200 Pfieffer Road is hosting an open house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, March 8. Attendees can enjoy a full day of free health and wellness opportunities, including: exercise classes, food samples, free guest day, health screenings, kids activities, physician talks, raffle prizes and spa services.
4 Common ACL Questions Answered
|With the 2014 Winter Olympics rolling around, downhill skier Lindsey Vonn has been getting a lot of media attention – but not because she’s competing. The U.S. Olympic gold medalist announced she's sitting out of this year's games because of a serious knee injury, originally stemming from a tear in her anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). We asked Melonie Haney MS, AT what you need to know about ACL tears, including how to prevent them.|
Combat Winter Weight Gain
|Just because it's wintertime doesn't mean you can't exercise! Exercise will help you counteract any holiday weight gain, as well as improve your health.|
Could I Have Skier’s Thumb?
|Do the 2014 Winter Olympics have you itching to hit the slopes? If so, be wary of a common skiing injury: skier’s thumb, also known as gamekeeper’s thumb. We talked to Andrew Markiewitz MD, a hand surgeon with the TriHealth Hand Surgery Specialists, to learn what to do if you sustain this injury, and how to prevent it.|
Skier’s Thumb: When Is it an Emergency?
Skier’s thumb is a common winter sports injury that happens when the thumb is bent backwards or the ligament is torn. Most cases aren’t an emergency situation; however, if it is an open wound, seek medical care immediately. Learn why.
5 Reasons to Exercise with a Partner
Are two really better than one? Suzy Waked, a fitness specialist and personal trainer at the TriHealth Fitness and Health Pavilion says “yes” – at least when it comes to your exercise routine.
Winter Sports and MCL Injuries
|Does the idea of going outside during frigid winter temperatures send shivers down your spine? For some, including athletes who take part in winter sports, this is the type of weather they train for all year. As with many sports, injuries are common, and winter sports are no different, with many being high-impact, and hard on your knees.|