Be Well with TCL

Be Well with TCL: Treating Psoriasis  

If your hands have been taking a beating in this dry cold winter air, imagine that feeling being there 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. That’s how 7.5 million people live every day because they’re living with psoriasis. A lot of people may think it’s just a skin condition, but it starts underneath the skin and is a chronic disease of the immune system. This this Be Well with TCL, Kelli takes us to Tareen Dermatology in Roseville where they’re using lights and lasers to help heal your skin.

Concussion Testing  

Concussion. It’s becoming the buzzword in sports circles over the last few years. And it’s not all talk. Things have changed. The NFL along has made 40 rule changes and that has decreased concussions by 34% since the 2012 football season.

Be Well: Health Changes in 2016  

If last year’s resolution didn’t work, don’t blame yourself, blame the resolution! Statistically, most of us will fall off the resolution wagon before the end of January. But TCL regular and Fitness Expert Nancy Stoneberg says being specific and realistic when seeing that new goal will ensure you don’t give up!

Be Well with TCL: A Don’t Hug Me Christmas Carol  

Charles Dicken’s Classic story “A Christmas Carol” is one of the most well know Christmas Stories ever written.  There are versions of it on screen and on stage, but at New Century Theatre in Minneapolis, it’s being told in a whole new way. Not only does this version take place in Minnesota, it’s in a bar. It’s called “A Don’t Hug Me Christmas Carol” and as TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson shows us it’s a heartwarming story of friendship, good health and the best medicine…laughter.

Be Well with TCL: Your Body & Menopause  

Menopause is something that every woman has gone or will go through. What happens to your body when it goes through Menopause? Dr. Lisa Ohman Erhard from Wayzata Cosmetic Surgery & Spa stops by to explain more and show us what we can do to help ease the symptoms.

Be Well With TCL: Winter Skin  

It’s that time of year where we all want to tackle dry winter skin and Kelli checked out a facial that will keep your skin super hydrated this season. She’s at Rejuvenate Skin & Laser Clinic where she also found a treatment that gets ride of fine lines and wrinkles, but acts faster and lasts longer then Botox!

Be Well with TCL: Skin Cancer Check  

It’s the time of year when you aren’t exposing as much of your skin.  You still need to pay attention to the health of your skin and check out those sun spots and moles that could lead to skin cancer.  That is the lesson that Darin Hill found out when he paid a visit to Carillon Clinic.

Be Well with TCL: Boosting Immune Systems   Back To Top

Whenever your child is in a group with other children, there is one thing you can be pretty sure of.  If one kid gets sick you know there are going to more from the group getting sick too.

Be Well with TCL: Plantar Fasciitis   Back To Top

Nearly two million people suffer from foot pain – or plantar fasciitis.  Fitness expert, Nancy Stoneberg, gives us the tools to treat the condition at home. 

Be Well with TCL: Bioidentical Hormones   Back To Top

In this edition of our Be Well with TCL series, reporter Kelli Hanson learns all about bioidentical hormones.

Be Well with TCL: Carillon Clinic   Back To Top

Alicia Vitalis from Rogers and Marci Holley from Excelsior both swear by Carillon Clinic for their clear skin and have been going there for years.  They say it has changed their life forever. 

Be Well with TCL: Peanut Allergies   Back To Top

One of the top allergies that people react to is peanuts.  Every 3 minutes a food allergy reaction sends someone to the hospital and the reaction can include stopping breathing.  It’s something parents should think about with kids back in school.

Skin Care Technology   Back To Top

When you look at yourself in photos, do you notice the fine lines and wrinkles on your face?  Zel Skin and Laser Specialists shows us their advanced skin care technology they offer that gives you picture perfect skin.

Be Well with TCL: Invisible Ink   Back To Top

Do you have a tattoo that maybe you wish you never got?  If so, you are not alone.  Now you can erase tattoos virtually pain free.  Invisible Ink uses PicoWay, a new laser treatment, to erase tattoos from a person's skin and memory.

Be Well with TCL: Lip Augmentation   Back To Top

Whatever is big in Hollywood, quickly becomes a big deal in the main stream too.  Without a doubt, it’s all about big big lips.  Minnesotan’s tend to keep things looking a bit more natural.  Kari Weber from St. Michael wanted her lips to be fuller but not overdone.

Be Well with TCL: Radiance Medspa Skin Care Club   Back To Top

Emily stops by Radiance MedSpa in Woodbury to learn about the benefits of their Skin Care Club, including the positive results from a photofacial.

Be Well with TCL: Chiropractor for Baby   Back To Top

During pregnancy, you might experience a lot of new aches and pains.  Add the weight gain that comes with pregnancy and everything is thrown off balance.  Many mom’s find relief from a family chiropractor.  You might be surprised to hear that those chiropractors can also help those new born babies.

Be Well with TCL: Heart & Vascular Institute   Back To Top

What might actually be a heart problem can easily be mistaken for stress and anxiety.  There is a new technology that is able to tell the difference and it could save your life.  Kelli introduces us to a woman from Rockford who was given a second chance with the help of this technology.

Be Well with TCL: Dermal Fillers   Back To Top

Every month, we introduce you to someone new to the MedSpa world who is willing to try different treatments to get the skin they've always wanted. In this week's Be Well with TCL, Kelli Hanson features a 49-year-old mom who adds more volume with the help of Carillon Clinic.

Be Well with TCL: Rid the Double Chin   Back To Top

As you age, you might be noticing a little extra fat under your chin – a double chin.  You don’t need liposuction or a face lift to tighten it up.  Zel Skin & Laser Specialists in Edina has a brand new, quick, and permanent solution.

Be Well with TCL: Clarus Dermatology   Back To Top

Sunscreen is an essential when it comes to protecting skin from harmful UV rays. Clarus Dermatology shows Kelli Hanson incredible photos of her skin and how sunscreen helps. 

Be Well with TCL: OSI Physical Therapy   Back To Top

You probably don’t think about physical therapy as treatment for a concussion.  When a concussion ended a high schooler’s soccer career, it was intense physical therapy that gave her back a big piece of her life.  Kelli Hanson takes us to OSI Physical Therapy to learn more about how they are helping overcome the symptoms of a concussion. 

Be Well with TCL: Skincare Clinic   Back To Top

No matter what your age, we all need to take care of our skin.  Whether you are dealing with acne or dealing with age spots, there is one place that can take care of it all.  Kelli heads over to Carillon Clinic where she meets a mom and daughter who take care of their skin together.

Be Well with TCL: Electrolysis   Back To Top

Summer is a time to show more skin, which also means it's time for that unwanted hair to go. TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson heads to Christina Clinic in Roseville to learn about Electrolysis, a treatment dating back to the late 1800s.

Be Well with TCL: In the Equation   Back To Top

After losing 211 pounds and keeping it off for three years, Lori Schaefer’s mantra is all about change and making yourself part of the equation.

Be Well with TCL: Eyes & Concussions   Back To Top

Every year, one million kids get a head injury that causes them to sustain chronic symptoms.  A new therapy is looking at how concussions affect not only the brain but what the head trauma is doing to the eyes too.

Be Well with TCL: Skin Pen   Back To Top

The beauty industry is working to slow down or reverse the signs of aging.  Medical spas are joining in  and also changing the way we age.  They offer everything from injections to tightening up the skin to hair removal.

Be Well with TCL: Kids Chiropractor   Back To Top

Ailments like ear infections, asthma, and even reflux usually mean trips to the doctor and antibiotics.  The doctors at Seasons Family Chiropractic say they can help.  Chiropractor, Dr. Heather Steckling, says that any kind of childhood common condition is a sign that your body is not working like it should.  An adjustment at the chiropractor will help your child with asthma, allergies, ear infections, adhd, and more.  Dr. Heather says the adjustments help the symptoms improve on their own.

Be Well with TCL: Seattle Sutton's   Back To Top

If you are like most of the people who made a New Year’s resolution, you’ve probably already given up.  Seattle Sutton’s Healthy Eating designed a slim down challenge to help make it easier for people to stay on track. 

Be Well with TCL: Coolsculpting   Back To Top

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to take a nap – and get rid of stubborn fat at the same time?  Now it can happen!  At Rejuvenate Skin and Laser Clinic, they offer a treatment called Coolsculpting that allows you to do just that.  Coolsculpting is a non-invasive procedure using a patented cooling technology that eliminates fat cells.  Kelli Hanson checks it out.