5 Things I Love About my CSA

It’s funny how our eating patterns tend to change with the seasons isn’t it? In the colder fall and winter months, we tend to gravitate toward rich, hearty comfort foods that seem to warm our souls as well as our bodies. Things like soups, stews, and plump roasts with starchy tubers and root veggies. In… Continue reading 5 Things I Love About my CSA

5 Essential Health Tools to Pack for Vacation

Fuel up the tank and load up the snacks. It’s road trip season! I’ve always loved road trips. There’s just something thrilling about setting off on the open road and exploring new byways. I feel like I get to channel my inner Magellan. Albeit with some help from Google Maps. Then again, didn’t Magellan die… Continue reading 5 Essential Health Tools to Pack for Vacation

Sprain vs Strain. What’s the Difference?

Sprains and strains are some of the most common injuries out there. In some cases they result from subjecting our bodies to higher and higher physical demands. Other times they stem from activities of normal daily living taking their toll on unfit bodies. Whatever the cause, sprain/strain injuries remain a persistent problem. The terms sprain… Continue reading Sprain vs Strain. What’s the Difference?

To Brace or Not to Brace? That is the Question.

They say that nothing is sure in life except for death and taxes. Well, you might as well throw low back pain in there as well. It is estimated that roughly 80% of the population will suffer with a bad bout of lower back pain at some point. Unfortunately, there are plenty of instances where… Continue reading To Brace or Not to Brace? That is the Question.

5 Affordable Additions to Your Home Gym

It has always been my opinion that everyone should have a dedicated place in their house to perform some sort of exercise. I prefer an actual home gym to a corner of your bedroom, but if a shared space is all you can muster, it’s better than nothing. But outfitting a home gym can not… Continue reading 5 Affordable Additions to Your Home Gym

Dental Floss for Your Spine

A dental visit carries a certain stigma with it, doesn’t it? First, the sterile smell of a medical facility induces a certain uneasiness. Then there’s the uncomfortable chair.  And of course, it’s all punctuated by the high pitched, nerve-grating whir of that industrial drill. And that’s just the waiting room! You’re smart, though. You know… Continue reading Dental Floss for Your Spine

3 Things That Might Be Wrecking Your Health and How to Fix Them

A life of health and wellness is built on a foundation of good exercise habits and proper nutrition. But even when diet and exercise are locked in, there are other factors that might be adversely affecting your health. Here are 3 common problems that tend to creep up, and some simple solutions for each. Problem… Continue reading 3 Things That Might Be Wrecking Your Health and How to Fix Them