Like a Knee Replacement for Your Spine

Talk to anyone who has had a knee replacement, and they’ll tell you that there are 2 keys to a successful procedure. The first is prepping for the surgery and going into it as strong as possible. This is all about getting your body prepared for what it’s about to undergo. Tissues will be cut… Continue reading Like a Knee Replacement for Your Spine

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

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

Keep Churning! How Getting Healthy is Like Making Almond Butter.

I like nut butters. And I also enjoy making them. My gut doesn’t handle peanuts well (technically peanuts are legumes, anyway), but give me any other nut and I’ll try my hand at grinding it into butter. When I first decided to start making my own nut butters, I did some research online and came… Continue reading Keep Churning! How Getting Healthy is Like Making Almond Butter.

Give Yourself Permission to Fail at Health

When was the last time you were perfect?  If you’re being honest, I’m guessing never.  Sure, there are those moments when everything went exactly as you planned and envisioned, but I’m willing to bet that even in those cases there was a fair amount of prep and practice that took place beforehand. Every great athletic… Continue reading Give Yourself Permission to Fail at Health

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

Are You Taking Health Advice From Your Sick Friends?

Financial guru Dave Ramsey often asks a simple question of people with money problems, “Why are you taking financial advice from broke people?” I see people all the time who are following the lead of others who are as bad off as themselves, if not worse, with regard to their health. Let me tell you… Continue reading Are You Taking Health Advice From Your Sick Friends?