Next Gen Limb Design

For 130 years, Winkley has helped make Minnesota a hub for prosthetics and orthotics Inside a glass cube, Robert grinds away at a leg, swiveling his head from side to side, slowing down to carve the fine details of the ankle bone and arch, occasionally pausing to blast the leg with air and clear the … [ Read more]

Spring Cleaning For Your Wellness

Join us at our Maplewood Clinic to celebrate the arrival of spring! We will provide free snacks and drinks. We will be having a Health and Nutrition Workshop and offer free teaser activities and services such as Chair Massage and Reflexology. You will be able to get discounts of any one-hour service of your choice … [ Read more]

In The Weeds: Creating a culture of self-care in the restaurant industry

Several years ago, chef J.D. Fratzke went missing from family photos. Juggling his role as co-owner and chef at The Strip Club Meat & Fish in St. Paul and opening a new venture, Saint Dinette, meant he was rarely at home with his wife and his daughter. Instead, he’d arrive at Strip Club around 11am, … [ Read more]

Good for You: 8 self-care tips so you can have more energy for others

Although “The Giving Tree” is a children’s classic, let’s be honest—when you give and give, like that beleaguered tree did, eventually you risk ending up as a stump of your former self. Putting energy into charity and do-goodery is, of course, a worthwhile pursuit, but it can be draining if you haven’t put effort into … [ Read more]

Knitting is just what the doctor ordered

Lowered heart rate, lowered blood pressure, and reduced harmful blood levels of the stress hormone coritsol are all health benefits of the latest (but by no means new) trend: knitting and crocheting. According to the Craft Yarn Council, a third of women ages 25 to 35 now knit or crochet. And they aren’t just doing … [ Read more]

This just in: red wine better for you than grape juice

Red wine is better for you than grape juice, says New York Times health blogger Karen Weintraub. That’s due to the fermentation process involved in making wine, which changes the makeup of the juice. Plus, the skin of the grape, which is loaded with healthful antioxidants, is more likely to be used in the winemaking process. … [ Read more]