Ergonomic Gardening: A Chiropractor’s Guide to Reducing Pain and Injury

June 17th, 2023

Gardening is a rewarding and therapeutic activity that allows individuals to connect with nature and enjoy the beauty of their surroundings. However, the repetitive movements and prolonged periods of bending and lifting involved in gardening can lead to pain and injury if proper ergonomics are not practiced. As an expert chiropractor, I understand the importance...

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Hip Movement Routine

April 21st, 2023

I use this little hip movement routine at least a couple of times a week to keep my hips strong and mobile. It also makes for a great warm up on days when you are doing heavier squats, deadlifts, or Olympic lifting. If you are unfamiliar with the movements it is a good idea to...

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Why You Hurt Your Back Deadlifting

March 16th, 2023

If you ever wondered why you have hurt your back and have pain from deadlifting, then you should watch this video! In it, I describe some common mistakes that folks make when doing this lift. I also offer a couple of simple form corrections that can help improve your efficiency with the deadlift, and help...

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A New “Couch” Stretch for Hip Pain / Sciatica

December 17th, 2022

If you have hip pain or sciatica then the stretch demonstrated in this short video might be helpful! You may be familiar with the traditional "couch stretch" for tight hip flexors. While this stretch can be helpful, it may be too intense, or not address the entire range of motion available to the hip. If...

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Groin Muscle (Hip Adductor) Training for Hip Pain

October 20th, 2022

The topic for this blog is groin (hip adductor muscle) training. Read ahead and watch the video to find out more. So much focus in hip rehab gets placed on strengthening the muscles that swing your hips out (ABDucting). Unfortunately that can lead to under-training the muscles that oppose them, which can increase tightness and...

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Exercises for Calf Tightness

September 14th, 2022

This time we are talking about exercises for calf tightness. Calf and foot tightness impact a large number of people. Some people will stretch, and stretch and never see any improvement. If you are one of them, watch this video to find out how to change your approach to potentially improve your results! If you...

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Resistance Training for Arthritis

November 10th, 2021

Today we will talk a bit about the benefits of resistance training for arthritis. The conventional wisdom when it came to managing arthritis used to be that less was more. It was predicated on the idea that arthritis is a condition caused by "wear and tear" of the joints due to activities that overstressed them. ...

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Self-Healing: A Concept for Musculoskeletal Body Pain Management

September 21st, 2021

Musculoskeletal pain is an extremely complex issue. Summarizing it well takes a broad understanding of many disciplines as well as an adept ability to make complicated topics easily understood. I stumbled across an article recently that I think does about a good a job as anyone could do, and figured it was worth sharing with...

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Muscle Contractions – Benefits Beyond Strength

August 18th, 2021

Keep reading to find out more about the benefits of muscle contractions. You may be familiar with the different types of muscle contractions that we can perform. If you’re not, or you want to know some ways that the different types of contractions can help us beyond just building strength, check out the video!  If...

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Hip Mobility – 90/90 Shin Box Position

July 20th, 2021

Check out this blog to learn a hip mobility exercise called the 90/90 shin box! I haven't made one of these mobility videos in awhile, but have been showing this exercise to a good number of patients recently. I figured others could benefit from seeing it, so here ya go! Enjoy. Doing exercises like this...

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