Back to School Backpack Tips

Back to school can mean getting back to back pain for many students. Carrying a heavy load to and from school every day can be a big burden. You hate to see your kids struggle, but aside from asking their teacher to give them less homework what can you do? Parents do not need to feel helpless when…

Mingo Creek County Park

Getting outdoors in the fall is a great way to give summer an appropriate goodbye. Here in Pennsylvania, we are fortunate enough to witness the leaves changing colors to brighten up the season. Mingo Creek County Park is a great place to get outside before the end of the season. Mingo Creek is located in…

Winter Sports Safety

It is hard to be active in the winter. We all want to hide inside and become couch potatoes while chanting the popular moniker, “Is it summer yet?!” Don’t let the winter weather keep you inside. Sitting around all day is not a good cure for back pain. The more you get out and get…

Managing Pain During the Winter

Do you experience pain? On a regular basis, many of us suffer from chronic medical conditions or ailments that cause us pain. Did you know: Arthritis is the most common chronic medical condition in the U.S. Just a few of those pain-causing conditions are: Arthritis Rheumatoid Arthritis Joint Pain Back Injury Fibromyalgia Headaches, Migraines In…

Beating Insomnia

Over 40 million people in the United States suffer from chronic sleep disorders. Insomnia: a sleep disorder characterized by difficulty falling asleep and/or staying asleep throughout the night. Insomnia has is an inability in the brain to stop being awake. Primary v. Secondary: Primary Insomnia refers to sleep problems that are not related to or…

Allergies and Sleep

What are Allergies? Allergies are caused when someone comes in contact with a particle that reacts with their body to release a chemical that cases nasal congestion, sneezing, watery eyes and a runny nose. Some common allergens are dust mites, pollen, molds, grasses or pet dander. Allergies may occur seasonally or year-round, depending on their…

Featured Pittsburgh Area Trails

We want to encourage our patients to get out and explore the world around them. Walking, biking and running on trails is a great way to not only get exercise but also relieve stress. Dr. Galioto has compiled a list of his favorite local trails and their unique features, explore our list to find a…

Montour Trail

The Montour Trail is 55-mile multi-use trail that forms an arc around the city of Pittsburgh. As a part of the rails to trails system, it follows the path of the Montour Railroad. Both the railroad and trail were named for the Montour Creek the follows alongside their paths. The massive trial began in 1989…

Pain and Sleep

Is chronic pain keeping you awake at night? Pain is an American epidemic. It seems that everyone is experiencing some type of chronic or persisting pain in his or her lives. Among chronic pain, back pain is the most prevalent in our society. Treating pain with medication or proactively with chiropractic or therapy is your…

Healthy School Snacks

Eating healthy can be a tall order because it is a big lifestyle change. You know how important it is and how daunting it can be, but if you have children you are helping to mold their eating habits as well. Which makes the task of eating healthy even more daunting, but it doesn’t have…