Thank you for visiting us today, below are some recommendations for you along with our stretches. If you feel sore or achy use ice as needed on the area of pain.
Click this link for our stretches and exercise PDF: Home Stretches
- Foam Roller: You can find foam rollers at most stores.
- Foam Rolling Video: short video of Dr. Craig using a foam roller at his old office.
- Cervical Roll for neck pain: this is an example of a cervical roll from Amazon, you can also try a pool noodle or rolled towel.
- PVC shoulder capsule stretch: video of shoulder capsule stretch using a PVC pipe.
- TEN's Unit's: electrical muscle and nerve stimulator that helps with neck and lower back pain.
Gym and Exercise Recommendations
I recommend you start slow as your muscles are stronger than your spine and it is easy to overdo it. You won't feel the effects until the next day. Here are a few simple rules.
- Motion is lotion: less sitting & more moving.
- Avoid sitting while doing weight-bearing exercises, this can put extra pressure on the disc and nerves.
- Use free weights when able to retrain your balance system (proprioception).
- Walking is one of the best exercises to retrain proper spinal motion, balance and joint coordination.
How Chiropractic Adjustments affect the way we move and function.
How Chiropractic Adjustments change the way the brain perceives the body and improvs balance and coordination.
Diet & Exercise
The most common question is, where should I start? Each website below has information that will help you reach your goals, whatever they may be. Shoot me an email if you have questions at [email protected], we are here to help.
"As it turns out, even “health” foods like fruit and vegetables can actually do your body harm."
She has a book on Amazon and lots of info on her site.
Diet, exercise, everything Paleo, former CrossFit Gym owner and all around nice guy.
Same as Robb, they have both been in the health and wellness arena for a long time.
This is my go to guy for nutrition questions, check out his free E Books: Gut Health, Low Down on Low Carb & more
Expert on everything to do with guy health.
Dr Wahls is a medical doctor who almost lost her life to Multiple Sclerosis before finding the Paleo Diet. She is now the #1 source for those suffering with MS.
Author of Real Food For Pregnancy, Lili is a registered dietitian/nutritionist and certified diabetes educator, she has devoted her career to researching real food nutrition for pregnancy and gestational diabetes.
Random articles for patients.
Today I’ll present both sides of the argument: pro-salt and anti-salt. Then you can decide which side makes more sense. This is called thinking for yourself. I highly recommend it! Robb Wolf
Salt & Blood Pressure: How Shady Science Sold America A Lie
YouTube video recommended by Robb Wolf
Short-Term Effects of Electrolyte Imbalance : Muscle cramps, Anxiety, Headaches, Insomnia, Flu-like symptoms, Exhaustion, Digestive issues, Brain fog, & Dizziness.
Unfortunately, cardiovascular disease is one of the most misdiagnosed and mistreated conditions in medicine. We’ve learned a tremendous amount about what causes heart disease over the past decade, but the medical establishment is still operating on outdated science from 40-50 years ago.
All too often, when patients claim to react poorly to certain foods but labs don’t show an allergy, their concerns are dismissed and they’re told, “It’s all in your head.” You may have a food sensitivity.
Read on to learn how disruption of your resident microbes might be associated with your allergies, and learn what steps you can take to alleviate your worst symptoms.
New research suggests that supporting our gut microbiome may help prevent (and even treat?) autoimmune disease. Small changes in your diet can produce big changes in your health and wellness.
1-Dietary protein DO NOT CAUSE KIDNEY DAMAGE.
2-Chronically elevated BLOOD GLUCOSE levels DO cause kidney damage.
3-Dietary fructose REALLY causes kidney damage.
Gluten & Thyroid Disorders