Healthy Living

  • Watch this video about healthy shopping habits for eating healthy.

  • Primary Care Partners offers free Health & Wellness Coaching for all of our patients. If you know what you need to do to improve your health, but don’t know how to take the first step in the read more…

  • Grand Junction Exercise Places to get active in the valley, between gyms, parks, and entertainment place for the family. Gyms and Fitness Centers Be sure to check out these gym websites to get a full list of read more…

  • Family Physicians of Western Colorado’s Dr. Susan Sayers did a podcast on KAFM about a plant based diet. Air date was Oct 30, 2019. It was hosted by Rhonda Dunlap. You can listen to it at http://kafmradio.libsyn.com/fresh-cafe-diet-lifestyle-0

  • We know that an important part of becoming healthier is eating well, but despite the vast amount of information that is available on how to do that, actually doing that still remains a daunting challenge for most read more…

  • Most of the conditions we manage here at Primary Care Partners can be greatly improved if patients would eat more nutritious foods and spend less time sitting. Our bodies are amazing, and even the slightest, consistent change read more…

Anti-inflammatory Diet for Your Pain

You may not know this, but a lot of pain and inflammation (soreness and/or swelling) can be worsened or even caused by the foods we eat.  Some foods turn on the body’s response to injury or nerve damage and increase the pain we feel.  Other foods serve as fuel (think of throwing gasoline on a smoldering fire) for the body’s natural repairing systems and cause an overreaction to a painful condition. more...

 

So Now You Have Diabetes

A diabetes diagnosis can be discouraging.

There’s that initial rally to stock your kitchen with healthy foods, control your portions, and get with an exercise program. But over the long haul, many people struggle with the day-to-day challenge of managing their blood sugars. more...

 

 

Chronic Pain

PCP’s Program for Achieving Control of Chronic Pain – A Map of How to Get There

•I may benefit from a new approach at controlling my pain

•I might benefit from alternative treatments like acupuncture, hypnosis, regular physical exercise, or herbal medicine

•I will consider medication management and other treatment options

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