Constantly looking down at a screen, promotes a hunched mid back and a reverse curve in our neck region. Good news is there are things we can do to reduce some of the stress we place on our bodies due to technology.
I am always looking for ways to help my muscles recover more easily. In addition to supplementation, I get asked what foods will help promote these results. Recently, many of my patients have also expressed concern about hair growth, nail strength and dry skin. Avocados can help with all of this, and that’s why they’re so popular in the wellness world!
For many of the patients that I see, getting healthy feels like a chore or drudgery. They may need to change their diet because their blood pressure is too high or they are overweight, but they are dreading making changes.
When a new patient comes in to my office for a visit, they generally have some kind of acute ailment such as chronic headaches that they want resolved. The manual treatment I provide will help ease or even completely relieve the pain. But it’s also important to ask: what is causing the recurrence of chronic pain?
Many of us are willing to stick to healthy eating and stay away from refined sugar -- except for birthdays and holidays. This chocolate fudge cake is a wonderful dessert to make for those special occasions. You can have your gluten-free, sugar-free cake and eat it too!
Stress and tension can be a serious trigger for all headache sufferers. An easy solution for headaches is addressing the muscles that get tight in the neck and jaw. My treatments of choice always include Active Release Technique, chiropractic, and acupuncture. When those treatments help but just don’t do the trick, we must look at foods and the reactions to the food we put into our bodies. In my clinical practice, food can be a direct trigger causing headaches for many of my patients.
This Valentine’s Day, if you’re looking to treat your loved ones (or indulge yourself) in some good quality chocolate, here are some wonderful, healthier options to enjoy for dessert.
Exercising can often feel like the last priority in our hugely overburdened schedules. An hour to run? On many days that sounds totally daunting. But the truth is even starting out with 10 minutes of exercise a day is great. Instead of investing time, invest your INTENTION. Here are some of my favorite tips to fit exercise in every day: