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We are WIRED to THRIVE Lets make a Health Connection Podcast 8

LHC: Hello there and welcome to the Let's Make a Health Connection: Your Local Health Connect podcast series in Vancouver, Washington. In this series, we interview and showcase the many healthcare providers and resources that are featured on our website, localhealthconnect.com. For those of you who don't know... [read more]

By Jennifer Barber, LICSW 1-11-2022

Exercise for Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is characterized by widespread muscle pain and tenderness. It is often followed by fatigue and poor sleep, memory, and mood. When you have fibromyalgia, the last thing you probably want to do is exercise your pain-riddled body. However, exercise might be exactly what you need to help relieve... [read more]

By Dr. Roger Barnick 1-5-2022

Spinal Decompression Therapy

If you have back pain that just won’t go away, it can really make life more difficult than it has to be. We all just want to perform our daily duties without pain and discomfort. After trying over-the-counter pain medication with no luck, you may think that finding... [read more]

By Roger Barnick 12-15-2021

Holiday Travel for People with Musculoskeletal Trouble

Holiday Travel for People with Musculoskeletal Trouble For many people, the upcoming fall and winter holidays will be the first time they’ve traveled in a while. And if you’re new to traveling after incurring a musculoskeletal injury or you’re unsure how travel may have changed, you may be... [read more]

By Roger Barnick 11-5-2021

Lets make a Health Connection Podcast 7 with Olga Ward of Beaverton Neurofeedback

Podcast Transcript LHC- Hello there and welcome to Let's Make a Health Connection, your local health connect podcast series in Vancouver, Washington. In this series, we interview and showcase the many healthcare providers and resources that are featured on our website, localhealthconnect.com. For those of you who don't know... [read more]

By Jennifer Barber, LICSW 10-12-2021

Lets make a Health Connection Podcast 6 Front Line Workers to the Front of the Line

LHC - Hello and welcome to a very special edition of, “Let's Make a Health Connection.” I'm James from Local Health Connect, and we're talking to Jennifer Barber about a very special promotion called “Front-Line to the Front of the Line.” Hi Jennifer. JB - Hi James! How... [read more]

By Jennifer Barber, LICSW 9-12-2021

Whiplash Symptoms and Treatment

While some people can walk away from car accidents unscathed, some aren't as lucky. Car accidents, specifically rear-end car accidents, have enough force to cause an injury called whiplash. According to Mayo Clinic, “whiplash is a neck injury due to forceful, rapid back-and-forth movement of the neck, like... [read more]

By Roger Barnick 9-5-2021

Lets make a Health Connection Podcast 5 with Karen Kennedy, CN

LHC- Hello there and welcome to Let's Make a Health Connection, your Local Health Connect podcast series in Vancouver, Washington. In this series, we interview and showcase the many healthcare providers and resources that are featured on our website, localhealthconnect.com. For those of you who don't know us... [read more]

By Jennifer Barber, LICSW 8-16-2021

Pinched Nerves

Have you ever accidentally contorted your body in a way that resulted in a sharp pain that decreased mobility in your neck or arm? If so, you might have experienced a pinched nerve. Pinched nerves can occur anywhere along the spine, including the upper, mid, and lower back. They... [read more]

By Roger Barnick 8-5-2021

Stingers and Neck Injuries

If you play contact sports, you’re probably familiar with the concept of a stinger. Also known as a burner, a stinger is the shock a person feels along their arm when they incur nerve damage. Usually, stingers only last a few seconds and the athlete quickly resumes play.... [read more]

By Roger Barnick 7-6-2021