Success with Food Starts in the Kitchen

There are many factors that influence a healthy life. Exercise, a positive mental attitude, sunshine and fresh air, adequate sleep. But food is without a doubt the most universal. It can be argued that you don’t need to exercise. And even people with horrible attitudes can live long lives. But you have to eat to… Continue reading Success with Food Starts in the Kitchen

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

Can You Fend Off Arthritis?

There are some things that just seem to be a given as we age. Diminished hearing. Velour track suits. Unfiltered speech. Doggy bags at dinner. And arthritis. But as prevalent as arthritis is, it doesn’t have to be the all-encompassing, debilitating ailment that many folks make it out to be. Classic images of arthritis depict… Continue reading Can You Fend Off Arthritis?

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

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?