Friday, July 13, 2012

Importance of Hydration for Muscle Pain and Sports Injuries

Now that the weather is finally getting warmer, I often have patients asking me about water and hydration.  

A large percentage of the human body is made from water, so keeping hydrated is very important.  

Below is a little snippet of an article I wrote about hydration found at the Brio Website

I treat injuries on a daily basis and patients who are well-hydrated respond much better to treatment.  I’d like to share with you two reasons why hydration helps with injury recovery: 
1) Increased water intake results in increased blood volume:  Whether I’m doing acupuncture, low-level laser therapy or Naturopathic pain management, you will always hear me talk about “circulation.”

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