If your kids play hockey, mouth guards can reduce the odds of concussion injuries. In this research study, over the counter mouth guards were better than custom dental ones!
"Among cases, 236/315 (75%) were wearing a mouthguard at time of injury, while 224/270 (83%) controls were wearing a mouth guard at time of injury. Any mouthguard use was associated with an adjusted OR for concussion of 0.36 (95% CI 0.17 to 0.73). Off-the-shelf mouth guards were associated with a 69% lower odds of concussion (adjusted OR: 0.31; 95% CI 0.14 to 0.65). Dental custom-fit mouth guards were associated with a non-significant 49% lower odds of concussion (adjusted OR: 0.51; 95% CI 0.22 to 1.10). No dental injuries were identified in either cohort."
You can read the abstract of the study here:
Happy New Year!
Thank you for your support! 2019 was our best year to date, and we look forward to seeing you again in 2020.
In 2019, we were able to upgrade our massage tables with electric lifts, increase employee pay and benefits, add some great massage therapists to our team, streamline some of our administrative stuff, and bring in some new artwork for your enjoyment. This year, we will continue bringing in more new art for you to enjoy, and we've got some great plans for other improvements that we look forward to announcing.
Our mission remains the same: To provide you with the best massage therapy experience that we can.
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