Exercise

Beware of Hamstring & Piriformis Stretches

By |2019-02-11T19:19:17+00:00February 11th, 2019|Back Pain, Exercise, Pain, Sports Injuries|

The general consensus for years has been that, when a muscle is tight, it should be stretched. It makes sense, right? If a hamstring or piriformis is tight, and stretching loosens muscles, then why wouldn’t you stretch it? There is no doubt that piriformis and hamstring stretches are very popular with athletes, sedentary workers, [...]

Back to Running After a Hip or Knee Injury

By |2019-01-29T18:57:39+00:00January 29th, 2019|Exercise, Pain, Running, Sports Injuries, Vitamins and Supplements|

Running is one of the most popular forms of exercise in the world. However, up to 50% of all runners will sustain an injury that will impact their training or running performance. Long-distance running imposes highly repetitive forces, which can be up to eight times the body weight of the runner. A marathon runner [...]

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The Great Detox

By |2019-01-14T19:03:51+00:00January 14th, 2019|Exercise, Healthy Eating, Recipes|

As a New Year’s resolution, we often look to clean up the mess we created during the final few weeks of the year. Between the holiday parties, family get-togethers, and all of the leftover Christmas cookies, things can easily get out of hand. So how do you detox? How do you clean up the [...]

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Why Do I Feel Tired All the Time?

By |2019-01-09T12:25:07+00:00December 14th, 2018|Exercise, Healthy Eating, Sleep, Stress, Vitamins and Supplements|

Do you often ask yourself, "Why am I so tired all the time?" If you find yourself regularly fatigued, you are not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), around 15.3% of women and 10.1% of men regularly feel very tired or exhausted in the United States. Tiredness can cause [...]

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Shoulders: Increase Mobility, Decrease Pain

By |2018-11-06T12:19:07+00:00October 30th, 2018|Acupuncture, Back Pain, Exercise, Pain, Videos|

Shoulder mobility is a key component for us to be able to live life with high function and little pain. Reduced shoulder motion is a prominent cause of neck, mid-back, and even low-back pain. Common shoulder stretches, however, fail to address the major causes of reduced shoulder mobility. The simple exercises below focus on [...]

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CBD Oil: Depression & Anxiety

By |2018-10-08T11:33:48+00:00October 8th, 2018|Anxiety and Depression, Exercise, Healthy Eating, Sleep, Vitamins and Supplements|

Depression and anxiety are the two most common psychological disorders affecting Americans. With over 40 million adults (18% of the US population) stating that these conditions are a part of their life, it is no wonder that “Big Pharma” has developed numerous drugs to treat depression and anxiety-related disorders. From selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors [...]

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Back Pain and Sciatica

By |2018-09-10T12:04:27+00:00September 10th, 2018|Acupuncture, Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, Exercise, Healthy Eating, Pain, Stress, Videos, Vitamins and Supplements|

Do you have back pain or sciatica? You are not alone. One out of 10 people suffers from lower back pain, and back pain is the number-one cause of job disability worldwide. Here in the US, as many as eight out of 10 Americans struggle with back pain, and this affliction has now become [...]

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Three Bad Habits That Cause Knee Pain

By |2019-01-25T11:22:16+00:00August 27th, 2018|Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, Exercise, Pain, Sleep, Sports Injuries|

Knee pain affects millions of people each year. It is the most commonly replaced joint by orthopedic surgeons. Patients receive over 600,000 new knees every year. There are many reasons why a knee should be replaced. Some knee replacements are needed because of prior trauma from car accidents or traumatic sports injuries, but most [...]

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10 Best Exercises to Strengthen Your Neck & Back

By |2018-06-26T11:16:09+00:00June 25th, 2018|Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, Exercise, Pain, Sports Injuries, Videos|

As a chiropractor, I am often asked for the best spine-strengthening exercise. This is a difficult request because the answer is dependent on the needs of each individual patient. A more accurate quest is for the exercises that produce the best posture. Additionally, there are exercises that EVERYONE should avoid. Sit-Ups: The exercise everyone should [...]

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Top 10 Headache Cures

By |2018-05-14T19:12:48+00:00April 30th, 2018|Acupuncture, Allergies, Chiropractic Care, Disease, Exercise, Healthy Eating, Pain, Stress, Vitamins and Supplements|

Headaches can be either one of life’s little annoyances, or they can be life altering. Headaches are a sign that life is overwhelming your body’s homeostatic state and changes are needed to get things back to normal. We often like to blame known triggers such as allergies, fatigue, stress, or hormones as the cause [...]

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