April 13, 2020

At the time of writing this blog post, the country finds itself practicing self-quarantine and social distancing in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Health experts are recommending several things to improve and protect your health during this crisis. These recommendat...

March 30, 2020

While doctors and scientists work on a vaccine for COVID-19, all of us need to work on keeping our bodies as healthy as possible.

After all, increasing our body’s ability to fight disease is the ultimate solution to every virus and disease threat. This includes boosting...

December 17, 2018

Yes, it’s that time again. January 1 is fast approaching and with it a new year and new resolutions. And one of the more common resolutions is to improve our health through exercise and diet.  

 In practice, I have experienced a common theme with patients. In January, p...

November 13, 2018

Sleep disturbance is a common concern for many people. With busy lives, many people find it difficult to get a good night’s rest. The goal of this post is to provide you with some simple tips to help improve your ability to get a good night’s sleep.

  • The most importa...

October 26, 2018

We are often asked if a back brace or abdominal belt will help reduce pain or help with posture and if the application of Kinesio tape will assist in reducing the chance of injury while participating in sports.

Unfortunately, there is no quick fix. Adding to this, the i...

October 16, 2018

Potassium is a vital mineral that is needed to maintain health. It is found in many whole foods and typically is absent in the standard American diet, which includes fast foods and processed foods. This post will cover common signs of potassium deficiency and the food...

September 27, 2018

In this blog we are going to discuss scoliosis. We will cover the definition, when to provide treatment, types of treatment, when to be concerned and when to not be worried about the diagnosis.

Scoliosis as defined by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons is...

September 4, 2018

A majority of popular fitness plans continue to include motions that require the participant to apply force while simultaneously loading the spine. This is dangerous as the stress on the spine is amplified by the amount of flexion versus how much weight is loaded to th...

August 18, 2018

It’s that time of year! Back to school! With the kids heading back to the classroom this month, I felt it was a great opportunity to discuss a few back-to-school tips.

LIGHTEN THE LOAD

First, let’s look at backpacks. Have you ever moved your child’s backpack and wondered...

July 28, 2018

The study of diet and how it influences health has been a topic of interest for centuries. Previous study into diet has looked into micronutrient deficiencies, discovery of super foods, proportions of macronutrients and many others areas. These areas of study have led...

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