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Posted on Monday, May 30, 2016 by UVMHN-CVMC

We have all learned to have specific beliefs about how we should exercise. But, if this way of exercising has failed to keep you motivated, it may be the wrong way for YOU. Are you ready to bust some myths about fitness? Let’s go!

Scene of mountains and people exercising
Posted on Monday, May 23, 2016 by UVMHN-CVMC

Does this sound familiar? You start an exercise program, vowing that you’ll stick with it, but then life happens. You miss one planned workout and then another one, and then another. Most of us have been there and it doesn’t feel good. Learn how you can feel better about exercise.

UVM Health Network - Everything Counts Giveaway
Posted on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 by UVMHN-CVMC

Have a hard time fitting fitness into your life? Tired of fitness gimmicks? Join the Everything Counts Program and Giveaway to win $500 worth of personalized, professional help from Michelle Segar, PhD, a leading fitness motivation expert. You’ll change the way you see fitness — for good — and you could win other fun prizes!

May is Mental Health Awareness Month
Posted on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 by UVMHN-CVMC

For Mental Health Awareness Month, we take a look at how the slogan “No health without mental health” encourages us to explore what parity really means as we move towards a more holistic approach to wellness.

Crowd of people with speech bubbles over their heads
Posted on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 by UVMHN-CVMC

While many people identify Speech Language Pathologists (SLPs) as therapists who work with children who can't quite say their sounds right, in reality, SLPs work with adults and children on a variety of speech, cognitive and swallowing disorders.

Bicycle Express Team Racer Kim Quinlan
Posted on Friday, May 6, 2016 by UVMHN-CVMC

On long rides, many cyclists begin to experience numbness and weakness in their hands. Over time, these symptoms can become more pronounced and can interfere with your riding. Get tips, stretches and exercises for relieving persistent hand numbness.

Bicycle Express Team Racer Kim Quinlan
Posted on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 by UVMHN-CVMC

After a long ride, many cyclists suffer from pain and tenderness across the outer part of the knee/thigh that is commonly known as Iliotibial Band (ITB) syndrome. Learn what you need to know to prevent ITB pain from becoming a chronic issue.

Bicycle Express Race Team Member Chris Hamlin
Posted on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 by UVMHN-CVMC

Spring is finally here and many of you have probably already hit the roads and trails on your bike. Don't let neck and back pain slow you down this season. Get tips on specific conditioning to keep you healthy and on your bike.

Posted on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 by UVMHN-CVMC

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can rock the foundation of the family structure as families process their grief for the loss of the family member that they once knew and come to accept and adjust to their new reality. Read the story of how one family learned to move forward.

Botox® at CVMC for treating various neurological disorders
Posted on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 by UVMHN-CVMC

You may think of Botox® as a purely cosmetic drug but research has unveiled a larger list of potential uses for treating various neurological disorders such as chronic migraines or limb spasticity associated with stroke, cerebral palsy or multiple sclerosis.