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Be Safe, Be Aware of the Signs of Overtraining

Be Safe, Be Aware of the Signs of Overtraining

As the New Year serves as the starting line for many who are bound and determined to get into shape this year, Bend chiropractor Dr. Patrick Prentice is quick to remind well-meaning people that overtraining is a real thing – and if it’s not identified early, it can...

Exercise to Ease Chronic Anxiety This Year

Exercise to Ease Chronic Anxiety This Year

A new year offers the potential for new opportunities and experiences.  For those who struggle with general and consistent anxiety, however, the prospect of the new year and the expectations that come with it can be tricky to maneuver.  It’s with this in...

Volunteering Benefits Seniors Physically & Mentally

Volunteering Benefits Seniors Physically & Mentally

For some, the Holiday Season can be a time of social isolation and loneliness. This can be especially true for older adults who live alone, according to Bend chiropractor Patrick Prentice. Research shows social isolation can have adverse effects such as depression,...

Sweat Away Your Holiday Stress with Exercise

Sweat Away Your Holiday Stress with Exercise

When a demanding holiday season leaves you twisted in knots from the stresses of commitments, crowds, shopping and entertaining, Bend physical therapist Patrick Prentice, has a suggestion: sweat away that stress by making exercise a part of your...

Positive Attitude Leads to Healthful Rewards

Positive Attitude Leads to Healthful Rewards

“Mind over matter” may seem a bit cliché when it comes to health and science, but in Patrick Prentice’s world, a positive attitude plays an undeniable role in reaching and maintaining optimal health.  The owner of Prentice Chiropractic in Bend, Prentice...

Be SMART When Setting Health Goals

Be SMART When Setting Health Goals

While annual statistics are bleak when it comes to the success rates of New Year’s resolutions, don’t conclude that goalsetting is a fruitless endeavor. Simply resolve to set smarter goals.  “Setting small, attainable goals throughout the year, instead of a...

Think Backpack Safety during the School Year

Think Backpack Safety during the School Year

From homework and tests to extra-curricular activities, students already shoulder plenty of weight during the school year. Their backpacks should be the least of their worries, says Bend chiropractor Patrick Prentice.  “Backpacks are so practical, but...

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