Long Distance Running Tips for Beginners

Running | Botanic Health Services

Some tips and tricks for beginner runners, no matter whether you’re training for general health and fitness or an upcoming race like TRSA’s Five Peaks Event.   Start low and slow Don’t let your ego take over. In order to build your aerobic base, you need to start running slow (a pace you can maintain […]

Hip & Knee Osteoarthritis

GLA:D® Hip & Knee Osteoarthritis Program at Botanic Health Services

What is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common lifestyle disease in individuals 65 years of age and older, but can also affect individuals of any age. OA is a degenerative disease that affects the joints, specifically the articular cartilage (which covers the end of bones) which gradually wears down and becomes fragile. Articular cartilage […]