The Sick State of Health Insurance

Health insurance can be a great safety net if you find yourself in a catastrophic situation that requires extensive care. But it falls woefully short when it comes to helping you maintain a healthy lifestyle. Which begs the question, “Is it really your insurer’s responsibility to keep you healthy anyway?” When things go sideways and… Continue reading The Sick State of Health Insurance

What You Need to Know About Whiplash

I seems like every week I consult with someone who was in a fender bender of some sort. In many cases the resulting bodily injury is minor enough that proper balance can be restored within the scope of a few adjustments. Low speed sideswipes, for example, usually don’t impart major injury. However, if there’s one… Continue reading What You Need to Know About Whiplash

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.

10 Quirky Things You Might Not Know About Me

Want to get to know me a little better? Here are a few fun things you might enjoy discovering about me. There is really no rhyme or reason to this list other than that it is me. I tried to just let random thoughts pop into my head and wrote down 10 that I thought… Continue reading 10 Quirky Things You Might Not Know About Me

Don’t Blame the Bug. Why getting sick is mostly your fault.

It’s interesting to hear people lament the hazards of cold and flu season.  To resign themselves to the fact that falling ill is inevitable.  That all those bugs are just out to get them. I recently read a linked article on Facebook written by a mom who was incredulous that someone’s sick kids were sent… Continue reading Don’t Blame the Bug. Why getting sick is mostly your fault.

How to Avoid Injury While Raking Leaves

Chilly weather is setting in and the leaves are falling.  But that doesn’t mean that you have to go down with them.  I see so many people coming in this time of year with achy backs and tight muscles from a weekend spent raking up the yard.  And while I love the business, I’d rather… Continue reading How to Avoid Injury While Raking Leaves