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senses trivia

July 19th, 2018 (No Comments)

What are the five senses? Sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch. Which one of your five senses is the fastest in the body? Your overall fastest sense is your sense of touch because it doesn’t need to travel up to the brain. Your sense of touch is complicated. This is because it relates your sense of [...]

stress

July 19th, 2018 (No Comments)

We all handle stress a bit differently, right? How do you think our bodies differentiate between physical stress and mental stress? This is actually sort of a trick question because in fact, our bodies don’t differentiate between the two. It turns out that our brain treats a stressful interview or exam equal to imminent danger [...]

Pesky Pesticides

June 6th, 2018 (No Comments)

  T/F – Organic fruits and vegetables have higher nutritional value? F – While there is a difference with the pesticides between organic and non-organic fruits and vegetables, studies have shown that the nutritional value is actually the same. Why do you think it’s important for us to know about, and avoid pesticides? Pesticides are [...]

Pain can slow you down…but why?

June 6th, 2018 (No Comments)

We’ve all been slowed down by pain, right? But have you ever stopped and thought about why? What is the purpose of pain? Contrary to what you may believe, the purpose of pain isn’t to annoy you, although slowing down might be a good idea. The goal of pain is to keep you alive. Pain [...]

Posture

May 16th, 2018 (No Comments)

A while back when we talked about stress, we spoke about how many people who are stressed may have bad posture. We had a few patients ask us: What are some tips for improving posture? We talked so much about the results of bad posture and what can cause it, but we realized we didn’t [...]

Allergy

May 16th, 2018 (No Comments)

Spring is in the air. Sadly for many of us, this means runny noses, itchy eyes and sneezing. We’re morel likely to reach for a box of tissues than stop and smell the roses. Did you know that over 50 million Americans suffer from allergies? Allergies are the 6th leading cause of chronic illness in [...]

Can getting adjusted really help you dunk?

March 28th, 2018 (No Comments)

If you play basketball, then you know the toll it can take on your body. Aches, pain, and injuries are part of the game right? It doesn’t have to be. Although there are many injuries that commonly affect basketball players the most common are ankles, knees and fingers. Although not everyone has the same risk [...]

Life can be a real beach, if you’re not really at the beach.

March 6th, 2018 (No Comments)

What if we told you that there’s one healthy activity you could do to keep your heart healthy, improve work production, enjoy less stress in your relationships, feel happier and live longer. What would you guess? When asked most people guessed some form of exercise or sleep. Those are pretty good guesses, but it’s something [...]

Do this, not that for joint pain.

March 5th, 2018 (No Comments)

Last week in the office we spoke with our patients about healthy foods to eat to avoid inflammation. Inflammation can not only be uncomfortable due to the bloating it causes, but also painful. Other than the foods you eat, it may surprise you that many of our daily activities are causing us to be in [...]

Got Inflammation?

March 1st, 2018 (No Comments)

Do you ever feel like you’re doing everything right with your diet, and yet you can’t seem to button your favorite pants? Let me guess; you’ve been working out, cutting calories, avoiding those late night cravings and you even joined a yoga class at the YMCA? It’s defeating to try so hard with little to [...]

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