Exercise

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 |2018-08-27T18:33:06+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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Is Carb Loading Dead?

By |2018-04-03T11:52:52+00:00March 31st, 2018|Exercise, Healthy Eating, Running, Weight|

In today’s low-carb/no-carb world, is there still a place for carb loading before your next game or race? As much as I would love to give you one specific rule that everyone should follow, nutrition is just not that simple. In this article we will give some guidelines to follow for those trying to [...]

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Detox With Bone Broth – A [LivFit] Case Study

By |2018-03-06T18:48:59+00:00March 6th, 2018|Disease, Exercise, Healthy Eating, Recipes, Sleep, Stress, Thyroid and Metabolism, Vitamins and Supplements, Weight|

Our next [LivFit] class is fast approaching in just a few weeks. I thought this might be a great time to share some of the information that we cover in our three-week seminar series. We like to teach this important nutritional information by using case studies taken directly from patients of the office. These [...]

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How Long Will You Live?

By |2018-02-07T03:32:34+00:00February 5th, 2018|Chiropractic Care, Exercise|

How long are you going to live? There is a doctor in Brazil that has developed a test to help determine your chances of surviving the next 5 years. The Sitting Rising Test, or SRT, was developed by Dr. Claudio Gil Araujo, MD, PhD, a specialist in exercise and sports medicine at Clínica de [...]

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Are You A Sugar Addict?

By |2018-01-08T15:26:34+00:00January 8th, 2018|Exercise, Healthy Eating, Vitamins and Supplements, Weight|

Are you a sugar addict? After the holidays this might be easy to answer, but hard to admit. What does it really mean to be a sugar addict, and can you break this addiction? Sugar addiction obviously begins when you crave anything that contains this sweet ingredient. Eating sugar triggers production of natural opioids [...]

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