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Why We Get Fat (And What to Do About It)

by March 25, 2012
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Gary Taubes’ book is one of the best I have read in years on the topic of weight gain, nutritional science, and dietary behavior. He effectively outlines why the modern American diet is making us fat and destroying our health, and how much of the nutritional advice we have been Read more »

To Ice… or Not to Ice?


When is it right to use ice on an injury, versus heat? Let’s look at what happens after an acute injury. Imagine you bend forward to pick something up off the floor, and you feel a sharp, painful pinch in your lower back. Chemicals are released from the spinal joints Read more »

Time for a New Bed?


Some of the most frequent questions I am asked as a chiropractor center around beds and mattresses. Could my old mattress be causing my lower back pain? When should I replace my mattress? What type of mattress is best? With about a third of our lives spent in bed, it Read more »