Tag: health

Prescription drug drop-off dates

The prescription drug drop-off dates in June are Friday, June 14 from 10:00 a.m.-noon and Tuesday, June 25 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Drop off unused prescription drugs/pills at Pinal County Sheriff’s Substation in Mini Mart near Bank of the West. Place pills in plastic bags sealed; no containers, liquids, cream, needles or syringes can be accepted.…

Foods which protect brain health

Nancy Teeter, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) June is brain awareness month and it’s a good reminder that what we eat has a significant impact on systemic inflammation which in turn influences brain health. If you have not already incorporated all eight tips listed below, consider adopting one or two healthy behaviors each week. Your brain…

Inner and outer art of Tai Chi

Tai Chi is well known for its beautiful flowing movements and many health benefits. Less well known is the inner component of Tai Chi that makes the smooth peaceful flow and many health benefits possible. Most teachers start by teaching beginning students the physical postures and sequence with minimal, if any, instruction in the inner…

2 Your Health: You don’t have to live with back and neck pain

Dr. Craig Brue, DC Many of the patients that I see at my clinic have suffered from lower back pain, sciatica, arm/neck/shoulder pain and headaches for a long time. Typically, patients have tried almost everything except chiropractic aid for pain relief medication, physical therapy, exercises, nerve blocks, acupuncture and surgery. And for many patients, these…

Health Fair volunteers needed

Phyllis Ketring, Publicity Coordinator SaddleBrooke volunteers and residents have supported the annual Health Fair for 21 years and 2019 will mark the 22nd anniversary of this popular event. Health Fair 2019 will be held on Saturday morning, October 12. Volunteers work in 90-minute shifts so they can attend the fair exhibits themselves. There are many…

Health Night Out: Choosing a physical therapist

When the doctor hands you a prescription for physical therapy and sends you on your way, where do you start? What should you be looking for when it comes to finding a physical therapist? What distinguishes one physical therapist from another? What determines a successful physical therapy course of care? Learn the answer to these…

Prescription drug drop off May dates

Drop off unused prescription drugs on Tuesday, May 28, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at Pinal County Sheriff’s Substation in Mini Mart near Bank of the West. Place pills in plastic bag. No containers, liquids, creams, needles or syringes can be accepted. Empty containers with labels removed can be dropped off at Compute Suite U or Dentistry…

Save the date for the Health Fair on October 12

Phyllis Ketring, Publicity Coordinator This year’s Health Fair will be Saturday, October 12, 9:00 a.m.–noon. Mark your calendars and encourage your traveling friends to return in time for the big day. The spirit of volunteerism is part of the fabric of SaddleBrooke and the Health Fair is one of the largest, volunteer-driven events in our…