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Quote of the Week: Annie Dillard

June 27, 2016

“You can’t test courage cautiously.”                                     –Annie Dillard Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those affected by the flooding in West Virginia. May you find comfort and hope in knowing that there are those who see […]

Meet some new BRPM Staff

December 4, 2015

Have you noticed some new faces around BRPM in Salem? Click on the link below to learn more about our new staff members; and be sure to say “Hello!” the next time you’re in the office. Take care and make it a great weekend! Team BRPM Meet the BRPM Staff–Updated!

On this Veteran’s Day

November 11, 2015

Thank you to all the men and women who have faithfully served and continue to serve our nation with honor, courage, and sacrifice. There would be no America if it weren’t for you. We salute you!  

Microcurrent Point Stimulation

November 5, 2015

There is a new option for treating some chronic pain conditions. Microcurrent Point Stimulation (MPS) is a microcurrent assisted myofascial release technique that combines multiple therapeutic concepts–acupuncture, osteopathy, neural therapy, among others–into a singular therapy experience. We asked Stephanie Mitchell from Live, Love, Massage, who was recently trained in MPS Therapy, to explain what MPS […]

Healthy You Challenge #33

November 2, 2015

Enjoy brisk walking outside for thirty minutes every day this week. The benefits of outdoor exercise are many. Some advantages are: breathing fresh air, increased exertion when working in outside elements (wind, hills, changing surfaces), and a positive mindset after being in the sun. People who spend time outside regularly report a decrease in depression […]

5 Great Exercise Apps

September 25, 2015

Exercise apps can be a helpful companion when trying to reach new health and fitness goals. However, it is hard to know where to begin when looking for solid, user-friendly, and effective apps for one’s smart phone or tablet. And for the person suffering with chronic pain, finding an exercise app with safe and appropriate […]

Healthy You Challenge #9

September 4, 2015

This week’s Healthy You Challenge is a bit different than normal. Rather than than looking inward to becoming a healthier you, we’d like you to join us in looking out into our community. Oftentimes, the best medicine we can give ourselves is focusing on ways to bless others. This Saturday is the annual postal carriers’ […]

Healthy You Challenge #4

July 30, 2015

Happy Monday! Here is your Healthy You Challenge for the week: Eliminate one food from your diet that has added sugar in it. Examples: soda other sweetened drinks desserts sugary snacks high fructose corn syrup Don’t unknowingly (or knowingly) increase sugary foods or drinks in other areas to compensate. If you notice yourself craving sugar, […]

Healthy You Challenge #8

July 27, 2015

Try two new recipes this week that use only fresh ingredients.   Need some inspiration? Check out these websites:   Ready, Set, Go! Team BRPM Copyright 2015 by BRPM  

Kids' Chance of Virginia

July 27, 2015

  We would like to share with you an academic scholarship opportunity that a child in your family may be eligible for. It is through Kids’ Chance of Virginia, a non-profit organization committed to providing post-secondary or trade school scholarships to children whose parent has been severely or fatally wounded in a workplace accident. Kids’ […]