Archive for the 'Optimal Health' Category

Back Pain Explained

Virtually everyone will have neck or back pain at some point during their lives.  Back pain is one of the most common problems people experience and its cause can generally be traced back to 3 primary things.   1) Misaligned Spinal … Continue reading

Happy Feet=Happy Spine

People are often surprised when I ask them if they have foot pain when they come in for a problem with their back.   Feet, as it turns out, provide the base on which the spine sits.  One thing that … Continue reading

3 Tips for Avoiding Injury Shoveling Snow

It’s that lovely time of year when its snowy, icy and cold! And that means it’s time to dust off the old shovel and get out there and move some snow. Unfortunately back injures from shoveling are one of the … Continue reading

How Important is Good Posture?

We’ve all been told at one time or another during our lives “don’t slouch!”. And while this popular line for moms and dads everywhere may annoy their kids many people wonder “How important is good posture?”.   If you’ve ever … Continue reading

Tart Cherry Juice Concentrate

Whenever people come to see me and complain that they can’t seem to get a goods night sleep the first thing I suggest is tart cherry juice concentrate.  It helps produce a nice deep, relaxing sleep using nothing but Natures … Continue reading

How Much Exercise is Enough?

If there is one area of health that there is a lot of confusion its exercise. If you are like most people you have probably looked into one or more exercise programs only to discover that it was way above … Continue reading

An Inconvenient Truth

One of the most frustrating parts of being a chiropractor is hearing this… “I don’t come in unless my back is killing me!”. Basically this is like saying to your dentist “I only come in when my tooth is hurting!” … Continue reading

3 Tips to Reduce Headaches

Headaches are one of the most common problems people have. And while there can be many causes of headaches there are some simple things anyone can do to reduce the frequency and severity of headaches. This is especially true if … Continue reading

Super Charge Fish Oils with this Simple Trick

Taking a fish oil supplement is great for overall health because it adds DHA and EPA to the diet. These remarkable anti-inflammatory compounds improve circulation and decrease damaging inflammation in the body. BUT many people don’t realize the full positive … Continue reading

What is a Mono Meal?

It’s safe to say most people these days experience low energy from time to time. Heck maybe most of the time. There are plenty of tips, tricks and other recommendations out there but in todays post I want to share … Continue reading