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December 1, 2017

Releasing up to 1500 plastic fibers per wash, your clothes might just be what is damaging the water. Think yoga pants. The gentle cycle will not only decrease the amount of plastic fibers released but your clothes will last longer.

September 14, 2016

Do you get pain from doing back bends? This motion takes the low back vertebrae and compresses them into what we call a 'closed packed position'...It can JAM an already unhappy joint or for those who are OVERLY mobile, it can create havoc!

Here's a great patient story about an athlete who is also a yoga teacher. I've seen MANY yoga teachers for low back pain, and avoiding the deep back bends is all it takes to protect that delicate spine.


Janie Stretchipantz is an 38 year old yoga teacher. Her low back began hurting after an intensive weekend yoga teacher training camp in which she did yoga 3-4 hours every day for a week.

Flexible and well versed, her technique has been honed over the years and she would rate herself at the high teacher level.

On the third day of her training, Janie began feeling pain in the bridge pose, which is a position of full back extension. Her low back became tender and sore as the camp went on and two weeks afterward she was still having pain. The focus...

September 14, 2016

One test we do in office to eliminate the cause of pain in the average patient is the SQUAT TEST....It's very basic.

Stand in your normal neutral position and bend your knees slightly, now pick up one leg and squatting down as far as you can with the other.

I evaluate your feet, your hips, your torso...

We can earn a LOT about your MOBILITY, Motor Patterns, & your common  habits.

Keeping it basic, if you aren't able to hold your body in alignment while doing this exercise, you WILL get injured in the long term...The mechanical strain on the knee is just too much and this leads to increased degeneration and inflammation (pain).

If we CATCH and then correct your positioning (with new pattern training and mobility homework) with a squat test, we can protect you from the dangers of your favorite sport or hobby.

Here’s a great research paper on the topic. Published in 2007 in the Journal Physical Therapy in Sport, it highlights that abnormal motion is increased in tho...

Every year, new research comes out on chiropractic and the validity of such studies.

Here's some data from the newest report:


Spinal Surgery:  1,800 negative responses per Million 

Cervical Spine Surgery (Neck): 500 negative responses per Million

Use of Aspirin and NSAIDS: 153 negative responses per Million

Prescription Opiod Pain Medications: 53.6 deaths per Million

Chiropractic Adjustment: Less than 1 major injury per Million 

(or about 1 in 5.85 million)

Are Chiropractors Real doctors? 

To earn their degree, doctors of various disciplines are required to hit a required educational hour mark before completing their program. Here are the current statistics of related professions and chiropractic. 

Educational Hours Required Per Year:

Medical Doctors- 4800 total educational hours

Doctor of Osteopathy- 4660 total educational hours

Doctor of Chiropractic- 4620 total educational hours

Doctor of Physiotherapy- 3870 total educational hours

Who goes to Chiropractors? 

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