Finding the Perfect Pillow

Everyone is always asking me what’s the perfect pillow.  The short answer is, there is NO PERFECT Pillow for everyone.  But there can be a perfect pillow for you. Now a lot of doctors and therapists have their pet pillows…I don’t mean they have pillows as actual pets.  They just fall in love with a certain pillow and…

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3 Headache Busting Tips

I’m a headache guy.  There’s no secret there.  Now that doesn’t mean I love headaches.  I hate them just as much (if not more) as anyone.  But I used to get headaches all the time and I regularly help headache patients find relief, so that makes me a headache guy. Now the average person doesn’t mind…

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Are You Flying Too Low?

You Learn something new every day…This week I was listening to an interview of best selling author Seth Godin.  He was discussing his latest book called The Icarus Deception, which gets it’s name from the Greek Mythology story of Icarus. For those of you who are unfamiliar, the short of the story is this…Icarus and his father…

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Should I Use Ice or Heat?

One of the most common questions I get asked is whether to use Ice or Heat on a particular pain or injury.  Now there isn’t a once-size-fits-all answer here.  Ultimately, You have to listen to your body and react accordingly. Here are a few quick tips to help you make a better decision about Ice or Heat.…

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Get Your Mind Right – The Power of Thoughts

I’m not a fluffy person.  I don’t look in the mirror every day and tell myself how special I am and how much people like me.  I don’t try to tell myself I own a Ferrari, assuming that will get me ANY closer to actually owning a Ferrari (Which I don’t have NOR do I…

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Healthy Nugget: Posture Simplified

Improve Your Posture…21st Century life has ALL of us heading BACK to the fetal position.  Our jobs and hobbies all seem to put us in a head forward, shoulders forward position.  This negative training over time leads to TERRIBLE posture. If you want to improve your posture you have to go the opposite way.  Stretch the muscles of the…

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How Much is Enough Water?

”You should drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water each day.”  Yeeeeaaahh…that’s true…SORT OF!  The truth is, if you are a large person, you need to drink more.  If you are small…well…less is fine. So how much is enough?  Take your body weight and cut it in half.  That’s the amount of water in ounces you should…

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Prioritizing Your Health

Often we don’t appreciate things until we lose them or they are taken.  Health is no different.  Your health should be one of your most important assets long before you lose it. And unless your favorite thing to do is hang out in a hospital bed, you will need good health to get the most out of…

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Spinal Curves – A Back Like a Banana

Did you know that your spine and a banana have something in common?  They are both supposed to be curved.  And its the curves of your spine that help soften the bumps of everyday life and allow you to have healthy back for your entire life. But the combination of spinal misalignment and bad habits,…

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Decrease Back Pain while Standing

We often misunderstand the connection between different parts of our body.  Take back pain for instance…when our back hurts, we pay a lot of attention to the area in pain but often ignore the rest. Because most of us have the desire to stand upright, there is a connection between our back and the rest…

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