[LivFit] Approach To Weight Loss

By |2017-09-11T12:13:47+00:00August 31st, 2017|Exercise, Healthy Eating, Recipes, Stress, Weight|

All this month we are sharing our views on health through nutrition, something we call [LivFit]. Our [LivFit] seminar is our most popular health class and this fall, we are teaching a new and improved version of it. In order to introduce you, or remind you, of our [LivFit] approach to health, we are [...]

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[LivFit] Cardiac Health

By |2017-09-05T17:40:39+00:00August 31st, 2017|Disease, Healthy Eating, Recipes|

This fall we will once again teach our [LivFit] seminar series. We have taught this seminar in our Roanoke chiropractic office over the past 6 years to hundreds of people. But this [LivFit] seminar is going to be unlike any other. We are taking it up a notch this year, as we will be [...]

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13 Things We’ve Learned in 13 Years of Practice

By |2017-06-12T13:19:34+00:00June 11th, 2017|Chiropractic Care, Exercise, Healthy Eating, Recipes, Sports Injuries, Vitamins and Supplements|

I just returned from a new certification class in Italy where I was fortunate to learn a new twist on the soft-tissue technique that I have used in practice the past 13 years, Active Release Technique. This class was refreshing and challenging. It is a good feeling to know there are still innovations in [...]

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Essential Oil Uses for the Home

By |2017-05-09T14:30:09+00:00May 8th, 2017|Allergies, Recipes|

The month of May is known for a lot of things: blossoming flowers, vegetable gardens, Mother’s Day, and spring cleaning. Spring cleaning chemicals, though, can lead to some serious health risks. The Cleveland Clinic published this list of household chemicals and their hazardous effects on the body. Laundry detergent - If swallowed, cationic detergents [...]

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5 Steps and 10 Ingredients To Super Healthy Smoothies

By |2017-04-20T15:38:20+00:00April 20th, 2017|Disease, Healthy Eating, Recipes, Vitamins and Supplements|

Quick, easy, cheap, and healthy are generally not found all together in our country’s food sources.  A challenge for many of us is how to connect our stressed out, fast paced lives with the need for convenient, nutritious, and affordable meals.  One of the latest trends to fulfill this need has been the increasingly [...]

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Allergies and Gardening

By |2017-03-21T16:01:11+00:00March 21st, 2017|Allergies, Chiropractic Care, Exercise, Healthy Eating, Recipes, Vitamins and Supplements|

The long dark days of winter are slowly being replaced by the sunshine, warmth, and beauty of spring. While this seasonal shift is a welcome change for most people, those suffering from allergies gear up for a fight. Seasonal allergies are one of the most rapidly growing health concerns today, affecting 50 million people [...]

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Preventing Tomorrow’s Injury Today

By |2017-03-07T17:41:53+00:00March 6th, 2017|Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, Exercise, Recipes, Uncategorized|

  What if you could prevent your next injury?  The injury that is going to keep you from working for a few days.  Or the one that disrupts your next vacation.  Perhaps the injury that keeps you from running the race that you have been training on for months.  What if you could prevent [...]

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Keeping That Spark Alive

By |2017-02-14T17:11:50+00:00February 12th, 2017|Chiropractic Care, Healthy Eating, Recipes, Vitamins and Supplements|

In February many people are thinking about love and romance.  Valentine's Day can be a special time with your spouse or loved one where we focus on the person that brings us the most joy in life. Now, let me give you something to think about. Is it possible that our daily health choices [...]

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How To Heal The Gut Part II

By |2017-01-28T16:06:20+00:00January 27th, 2017|Disease, Healthy Eating, Recipes, Stress, Vitamins and Supplements|

Healing the gut can seem like an difficult task full of restrictions that takes all the fun out of life. However, the reality is that fixing the gut is what puts back the fun in life. Fixing the gut can help reduce pain, reduce medication use, lift the chains of depression, while helping to improve and [...]

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Feed A Cold, Starve A Fever?

By |2017-05-24T13:04:17+00:00January 4th, 2017|Healthy Eating, Recipes, Vitamins and Supplements|

Maxims typically date back many years, but “feed a cold, starve a fever” just may beat them all. This saying has been traced to a 1574 dictionary by John Withals, which stated that “fasting is a great remedy of fever.” The belief is that eating food may help the body generate warmth during a [...]

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