Figbromyalgia: Hope & Treatment

Fibromyalgia causes widespread pain, sleep problems, fatigue, and often emotional and mental distress. Carmen shares her story on hope and treatment.

Let’s Be Honest about Mental Health

By: Elizabeth @wordsholdhope Elizabeth bravely writes about her mental health journey to help others in their journey.             Let’s be honest, no one ever recovered from mental illness without honesty. If you’ve experienced mental illness, you know it can back you into a corner of shame and disgust. It can make you shut down and lose … Continued

Top 5 Tips For Good Sleep

Often overlooked, sleep is key to our health and well-being. Sleep Medicine experts recommend that adults get an average of 7 to 9 hours of sleep each night. Here’s your sleep hygiene guide!

Book Nook: Black History Month

Black History Month honors the contributions, sacrifices, struggles, triumphs and heritage of African Americans who have helped shape our nation. Why February? February was chosen because Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass were born in February. President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation to free slaves and Douglass, a former slave, was a leader in the abolitionist … Continued

Better health looks and feels good!

“It’s not just about losing weight, it’s about becoming more healthy and active. I feel so much healthier. I have so much energy. The weight loss is a bonus,” Suzi Quick says.  An accountant at the Mankato Clinic, Suzi joined Enara Health, a new program at Mankato Clinic last March. Enara brings together a medical … Continued

Be active one step at a time

As a physical therapist, I tell my patients that motion is lotion or movement is medicine. Our bodies are made for movement and movement makes them feel better. To become more active daily, follow the mantra: “Move more, sit less.” Next, make a realistic plan to make exercise part of your weekly routine. A mix … Continued