Figure 4 Stretch

Figure 4 Stretch
This is one of my favorite stretches for the low back. I recommend doing this 2+ times per day. Hold the stretch for 15-30 seconds and repeat 2-3 times. The analogy I have repeatedly used is to look at stretching like brushing your teeth. It should become a daily routine.

Lay on the floor […]

The Benefits of Stretching (Part 2)

The Benefits of Stretching (Part 2)
Here is my 2nd installment on the benefits of stretching. As I mentioned in my last blog, I believe stretching is one of the most beneficial things a person can do to help themselves physically. I routinely equate it to ‘brushing your teeth’ when talking to patients. It’s so important […]

The Benefits of Stretching

The Benefits of Stretching

In my opinion stretching is one of the most beneficial things a person can do to help themselves physically. I routinely equate it to ‘brushing your teeth’ when talking to patients. It’s so important to keep our bodies moving, and stretching our muscles daily can help with this. Following is a simple […]

Chiropractors: What We Do and Why People Come To See Us

Chiropractors: What We Do and Why Patients Come To See Us

With the increasing popularity of alternative healthcare, and the greatest number of those
visits to chiropractic physicians, medical doctors must certainly be interested in why patients are coming to see us. These people can be classified into the following five groups: 1) people with pain, […]

Probiotics

Probiotics
I know I’ve written about this subject recently but I would like to reiterate how strongly I feel about this supplement. If I could only recommend one thing for people to take I think it would have to be probiotics. There has been and continues to be much research showing the positive benefits they have […]

The Nutritional Benefits of Mushrooms

The Nutritional Benefits of Mushrooms

When it comes to healthy eating, mushrooms can be an integral part of a person’s diet. They’re low in carbohydrates and calories, and a great source of B vitamins, trace minerals, fiber and even protein. Mushrooms also have anti-infammatory properties. They contain high levels of betaglucan compounds that stimulate immune cells, […]

Vitamin D

Vitamin D

There is a lot of talk these days about vitamin D and its potential health benefits. The first thing to understand about vitamin D is that it is a fat soluble vitamin, along with the vitamins A, E and K. What this essentially means is that it can be stored in the body for […]

Treatment Plans

Treatment Plans

Having practiced for more than 18 years, many patients have shared with me how relieved they are to discover that I don’t pressure them into a bunch of treatment that they don’t want or need. An adjustment or two is frequently all that is required for an episode of low back pain or neck […]

Your Digestive System & Your Immune System

Your Digestive System & Your Immune System
Two thousand years ago Hippocrates stated ‘All disease begins in the gut.’ While this is probably not entirely true, I think Hippocrates was on to something. Our digestive system is a complex structure which begins at the mouth and ends at the anus. Similar to the fuel system of […]