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Stuck in the Suck?

Are you in pain? We can all agree pain sucks! Are you feeling stuck in the suck? One of my favorite patients shared something he learned in the military: “Embrace the suck” What the military has taught is that the tough times are where the lessons are learned. It is the time when your attitude [...]

Stuck in the Suck?2021-06-23T11:59:25-05:00

Extremities

On returning home from vacation a few years ago, my staff communicated to me that the substitute doctor said he felt like he was a podiatrist while covering for me! One morning he saw five patients in a row that had foot issues/extremities that I was treating. A lot of chiropractors don’t treat the extremities [...]

Extremities2021-06-23T10:50:38-05:00

Get Moving and Stay Moving

We pray that you all had a wonderful Easter! We visited this spry young lady who turned 80 on April 3rd. She has been a massage therapist for 37 years and get this, she still does 12 massages a week! I am pretty sure the law of physics stating “an object in motion stays in motion“ was discovered [...]

Get Moving and Stay Moving2021-06-23T10:44:27-05:00

Gratitude is the Attitude

I was treating a patient who had some pain following a surgical procedure performed the week before. The pain was real but improving, and frankly, his attitude was a bit whiney. So I shared with him this story about another patient who 5 months ago had complications from a kidney stone surgery. This woman went [...]

Gratitude is the Attitude2021-06-23T10:04:06-05:00

COVID Long Haulers

Well, last week made it a year since COVID has hijacked life as normal.  It has been a long haul.  That is what I am actually going to chat briefly about today. Long Haulers syndrome.  It is basically the residual symptoms that some people are left with after their bout with COVID.  They can be [...]

COVID Long Haulers2021-06-23T09:33:58-05:00

Bread Then and Now

We have just wrapped up our third week in Gut Health and I have been getting a lot of questions regarding bread, wheat, and gluten. They are often maligned as evil villains. Most people want a black or white answer but, as usual, it sits in the middle—as a shade of grey. First let's look [...]

Bread Then and Now2021-02-24T14:57:35-05:00

Gut Health Week 2 Recap

Here is the recap of last weeks' Gut Health info. It says the day, the topic and a supplement if your body needs extra support in that area. Remember to check our our  Facebook and Instagram pages to watch the videos of me explaining these topics in more depth! Day 6-Leaky Gut -Okra Pepsin Weakened cell walls create a [...]

Gut Health Week 2 Recap2021-02-17T12:10:30-05:00

Gut but No Heart?

I was accused of having no heart because I had gut month over Valentine’s Day instead of heart month! Hey at least I have guts :) But guess what-your guts can sense and feel too! In fact, your gut is considered the second brain. The Vagus nerve (cranial nerve 10) comes out of your skull and slips [...]

Gut but No Heart?2021-02-17T11:19:13-05:00

Healing YOURSELF Takes Time!

This week we delve a bit deeper into gut health.  I love this topic because it is one that patients can really own, but it takes some time. Healing any condition takes time. The length of time can go up and down based on your habits ranging from how you think to what you eat. [...]

Healing YOURSELF Takes Time!2021-02-10T10:24:23-05:00

Welcome to Gut Month!

Some of you might be thinking, “What’s next after the Detox?" Many people are still partaking in the detox which is great, but remember health is an infinite game, as is detoxing. Yes the detox gave you a jump start on what your body is supposed to be doing 24/7/365 but the best way to stay ahead [...]

Welcome to Gut Month!2021-02-03T08:56:40-05:00
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