Blog

The place to find holistic information about your health
The place to find holistic information about your health
Move
Ditch the Kicks: How Often Should You Replace Running Shoes?
At each oil change, we are told how much life is left on our tires and it’s easy to tell when they’ve gone completely bald. But what about the life of our running shoes? How often should you replace running shoes, and what can happen if you don’t? Your running shoes are very similar to tires; they go bald, they can rip apart on the side of the road, and yes, they have a mileage point when it’s best to let them reti
0
Move
A Beginner’s Guide to Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization
This past weekend, I was in the heart of Columbus, Ohio for a Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization course through Rehabilitation Prague School. There are a couple reasons why I travel to the Midwest: to see my parents in Michigan, and to learn from the dynamic duo Rich Ulm and Brett Winchester. The Prague School of Rehabilitation and Manual Medicine was established by key neurologists and physiatrists like Pavel Kolar, and now provides courses on the next generati
0
Run
Marathon Prep: What They Forgot to Tell You
It’s finally here! You’re registered, you’ve downloaded the app, your shoes are unlaced and by the door, and your nutrition is dialed in for race day. You’ve memorized every hill on the course, eaten plenty of carbs, and have been hydrating on a schedule since Labor
0
Friends
I’m Pregnant! Do I need a chiropractor?
Whether pregnancy has you sexy and glowing or grumpy with swollen ankles and back pain, just know that you aren’t the only one. Since the beginning of time, women have been experiencing everything that comes with creating a new life – the good, the bad, and the ugly. (Hormones can be rough, but let’s get into that later.) Today, a pregnant woman’s to-do list feels overwhelming. Pregnancy photoshoot? Check. Elastic
0
Move
“Mom Bod”: What it Means to Have a Postpartum Body
Congratulations mama, you did it! Your baby is here, your milk is a-flowin’, he’s the cutest thing ever, and the diaper genie is filling up. And with one peek in the mirror...wait a sec... what happened here? Your body has gone through SO MANY changes over the past 9 months and now you are seeing the product of weight and hormonal changes and labor. Things may not look or feel the same “down there,” your skin may
0
Most Read
1
Yoga Cues I No Longer Use In My Class
2
10 Real Truths After Baby Arrives
3
Elite Marathoner Sarah Cummings on Training and Life
4
Is Cupping The New K-Tape?
Move
4 Reasons to Ride the Workplace Wellness Train
Wellness. It’s the million-dollar word these days. To stay viable in such a health-conscious climate, companies of all shapes and sizes are employing workplace wellness programs and initiatives. And it’s truly a win-win situation—employees get some fabulous benefits from a healthier corporate environment, and employers reap the rewards of increased efficiency and productivity. So, if you’re an employer and you don’t have a workplace wellness program in p
0
Move
Mouth Taping For A Better Night’s Sleep
Have you heard of mouth taping? Turns out it’s pretty useful outside of the usual hostage scenario. It may sound crazy, but people are taping their mouths shut at night, and they’re waking up feeling better than they’ve ever felt. Here’s the deal—mouth taping promotes nose breathing, and nose breathing is the way nature intended us to breathe. Unfortunately, over time, our modern lifestyle filled with stress and emotionally burning the candle at both ends has led to an increased
0
Eat
A Functional Medicine Approach: 5 Tests You Should Request
When it comes to multi-disciplinary rehabilitation practice, functional medicine is making waves and stirring up a lot of issues that have previously flown under the radar of conventional medicine. This is because functional medicine is less concerned with a diagnosis and focuses more on the underlying imbalances or dysfunctions of the body’s biological systems. It aims to find the root causes and then help boost the natural healing mechanisms to target them. Chronic conditions (allergic, d
0