Juggling work, errands, exercise, and time with family and friends is a recipe for exhaustion. Sometimes, no matter how careful you are, injuries are bound to happen when your body is exhausted, and no one has the time to let an injury knock them off their feet. But continuing a lifestyle of being constantly on the move when you have an injury is a sure way to create more problems for your health. When it comes to day-to-day activities like going to the gym, you have to learn to find a balance of letting yourself heal without falling behind on your goals. [Read more…]
It started as a simple idea to offer chiropractic care and allopathic medicine offerings shoulder to shoulder under one roof, but it became so much more. In 1997, the husband and wife team of Dr. David Berg, a chiropractor, and Dr. Janice Johnston, MD, a family practice physician, started Arrowhead Health Centers. Two decades later, Arrowhead is home to six multi-disciplinary centers; however, with the introduction of sister-company Redirect Health, the enterprise is also a system game changer that’s forcing Arizonans to reconsider how they spend their insurance dollars and access routine health care. [Read more…]
Ever watch marathon runners cross the finish line, secretly wishing to be part of that adrenaline-packed crowd? Whether your goal is to raise your fitness level, reduce stress, lose weight, improve cardio health or complete, it’s never too late to trade in your couch-spud status for a runner’s high – regardless of age or fitness level. We at Arrowhead Health Centers know what kind of struggle it is to staying to active. Let us get you started on that first step to running. [Read more…]
October is coming to a close and the holidays are drawing ever closer. Arrowhead is all for celebrating with friends and family and we know that this occasionally leads to the consumption of Alcohol. To keep you safe this holiday season we would like to inform you that there are a few things to look out for. You might hear phrases or terms that actually are not true at all. So we wanted to give you a heads up.
You might have thought once or twice that your prescription medicine is too expensive. So who is to blame for such high prices? Is the government’s fault? Are the pharmaceutical companies to blame? Who is that I should be sending my medications bill to? Well today we are here to provide a little insight on what exactly is going on and you can decide for yourself to whom belongs the villainy.
Fall has come in Arizona! It’s only in the 90’s for the next 10 days, and it only gets better from here until around May! That means it is time to stop saying it’s too hot to exercise outside. It’s time to get back out there and smell the cactus in the top Arizona hiking spots!
Reverse the Negative Effects of Osteoarthritis
At Arrowhead Health Centers we believe that hiking is a great way to get you back on the right track. Hiking and walking help reverse the negative effects of osteoarthritis by increasing the bone density and slowing the rate of calcium loss, thus strengthening the bones and decreasing their susceptibility to break. So why not do that in some breathtaking places? Here is our list of the top hiking spots in Arizona.
Cards Off to a Great Start in 2015!
With a great start in the NFL season, the Arizona Cardinals are 3-0 as of September 27, 2015. Carson Palmer has been playing out of his mind alongside his main target, Larry Fitzgerald. They even have the best chance in the league as of right now (according to statistics) of winning Super Bowl 50. The question that you will hear most frequently about them is can they sustain this extraordinary behavior? While that answer is unclear there is one thing that is clear: these guys seem to be injury prone.
What you have been told your entire life about your skin could be wrong. You wake up on picture day at school and what do you see? A giant pimple right on the tip of your nose. So what should you do? Well obviously if you want to make it go away you’re supposed to pop it right? Well actually that is not the case. Arrowhead Health is here to give you advice on skin care. There are many things that people believe about protecting their skin that are just completely wrong. We have created a list of 6 myths about skin care and what you should really be doing.