ValpoLife default share image
portagelife logo laportecountylife logo nwindianalife logo Share good news

Stroke and Heart Disease: Two Sides of the Same Coin?


Porter-Stroke-and-Heart-Disease-Two-Sides-of-the-Same-CoinStroke and coronary heart disease (CHD) are two distinct conditions, but they have more in common than you might think.

Read more



How Porterfield Chiropractic Helps A Functional Short Leg


article-092-short-legFunctional short leg is a fairly common condition that typically occurs due to inflexibility or muscle weakness at the pelvis, ankle, and foot complex. Runners sometimes experience the condition when running over certain surfaces that are unstable or not level. It can also occur due to inappropriate footwear.

Read more



What Chiropractic Patients Want To Know About Tension Headaches


article-091-tension-headacheTension headaches are the most prevalent types of headaches, occurring more often in women than in men. Research shows that 48 percent of women and 38 percent of men suffer from tension headaches.

Read more



Fall’s Guide to Good Health from Porter Regional Hospital


Porter-Regional-Health-eWe hope you enjoy this month’s health and wellness news from Porter Regional Hospital.

Read more



How Chiropractic Helps Heal A Bulging Disc


article-090-bulging-discBulging disc is often thought of as a normal part of the aging process. It causes pain and decreases mobility. Athletes and people who have jobs that are very physical are often prone to bulging discs and other disc problems. Smoking tobacco can also be a contributing factor in spinal discs deteriorating and weakening. Chiropractic has been proven to be an effective treatment for bulging disc and the associated pain.

Read more



How Porterfield Chiropractic Helps Relieve Pain From Facet Syndrome


article-089-facet-syndromeFacet syndrome, also called facet joint sprain or facet joint syndrome is a common cause of back pain. There are many treatments that are used, but most mainstream medical treatments involve pain medication which can have undesirable side effects and may even lead to addiction.

Read more



Register Now for the 12th Annual Hospice Hustle


Hospice-Honors-12th-Hospice-HustleRegistration is open online for Hospice of the Calumet Area’s annual Hospice Hustle cycling event. Participants can choose to ride a 25, 62, or 100 mile course through rural southern Lake County Indiana. Registration is $35 in advance and $40 day of event. All proceeds help provide care for hospice patients.

Read more



Franciscan St. Anthony Health EMS Academy Offers Paramedic Training Program


rot6The Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Crown Point Emergency Medical Services Academy will offer applications starting Aug. 30 for its next paramedic training program, which will take place starting in January.

Read more



Injured at Work? How Chiropractic Can Help


article-088-work-injuryIn 2014, there were 2.8 million occupational injuries. This crossed all industries, but 75 percent were in those that provided a service.

Read more



How Posture Affects Your Health


article-087-postureYour mother always said don’t slouch – turns out she was right. And she has science to back it up. Your posture can have a profound effect on your health. Walking or sitting with a hunched back has been linked to a variety of health issues.

Read more



Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Crown Point: Scholarships will Aid in Medical Career Quests


Franciscan-St-Anthony-Health-Crown-Point-Scholarships-will-Aid-in-Medical-Career-QuestsLeah Gouwens, left, of Demotte, and Vincent Renta, of Crown Point, were the latest winners of the annual Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Crown Point Health Provider Scholarships, which provide each recipient $1,000 to be used toward medical career pursuits. Renta is a junior at Loyola University in Chicago, where he is studying to become a surgeon. Gouwens is a senior at Kankakee Valley High School and plans to attend Indiana University also to pursue surgical studies.

Read more




1   2   3   4   ... Last