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Spine Stability Exercises – Dying Bug

September 8th, 2015

This is a simple spine stability exercise that can be done without any equipment. When done correctly it is a great way for increasing functional movement and improving your posture.

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Smartphones and Your Health

March 5th, 2015

Smartphone Use and Your Health There is no doubt that smartphones are an integral part of many people’s lives. They help us do so much, and stay connected to the world around us. There are estimates that an average person picks up their device more than 1,500 times per week! Other estimates put an average …

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Full Body Stretch – The Brettzel 1.0 & 2.0

January 5th, 2015

A really quick video to demonstrate one of my all time favorite stretches called the Brettzel! This stretch is great for hitting all the major muscle groups in the anterior and posterior chains and makes a great addition to any cool-down routine.

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Thoracic Spine Mobility

September 10th, 2014

Learn how to assess yourself and use a mobility peanut to increase your mid back (thoracic spine) mobility! Restrictions in this part of the body are common from holding a forward slumping posture when we use technology like computers and smart phones. These types of restrictions can make it difficult for weightlifters and CrossFit athletes …

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Ergonomics and Microbreaks

June 29th, 2013

If you’re reading this blog, the chances are pretty good that you’re sitting in front of a computer which means you could probably use a tip or two on HOW you should be sitting in front of the computer. Proper ergonomics at your workstation can not only decrease your pain, but many studies have been …

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Spine Sparing Strategies

April 29th, 2013

One of the things I love most about chiropractic is that it’s not just about getting you out of pain, but keeping you out of pain. One of the best ways I can do the latter is to educate my patients on ways to do everyday tasks without putting themselves at risk for injury. I …

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A Case For Wellness Adjustments

August 30th, 2012

One of the biggest differences between chiropractic care and western medicine is that we tend to see out patients more frequently even when they are feeling well. In this blog, I will try to explain why that is and how you can benefit from occasional wellness/maintenance adjustments. Spinal stiffness can manifest as result of the …

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Posture

July 14th, 2011

Stand Up to Pain Do you suffer from daily aches and pains but can’t quite figure out where they are coming from?  A good place to start is by looking at the way you carry yourself, or more simply stated, your posture. Back when your mom kept nagging at you to “sit up straight” and …

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