Everyone Needs a Coach

“Everyone needs a coach. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a basketball player, a tennis player, a gymnast or a bridge player.” – Bill Gates Even the best of the best in every field of endeavor are limited by their own visual blinders. In order to change ourselves we need to surround ourselves with support. We…

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Kaizen – Constant, Continuous Improvement

One of the most interesting things that happens as I coach and work with patients to help them achieve their health goals is that I often notice patterns of behavior between people who are not in any way connected to each other. I have always been fascinated by the fact that there are “trends” that…

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The Importance of Healthy Relationships

Here’s a question for you. What are the most important lifestyle habits that create health?  If you are like 90% of the people I’ve asked that question to in the past, you probably answered “diet and exercise”. While it is great that most people at least know about the need for a nutritious diet and…

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3 Keys to Accomplishing Your Goals

According to most lists I’ve seen, about 5 of the top 10 resolutions set at the start of the new year revolve around health. Whether it is to lose weight, stress less, get in shape, quit drinking or smoking or just to enjoy life more. The saddest statistic I’ve seen this week is that less…

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The Best Diet for Your Weight Loss Goals: Part 3 Ketogenic Diet

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been focusing on a few different ways to approach our diets to foster weight loss. In my first post, I talked about making changes to the quality of our food and eliminating foods that are inflammatory and drive blood sugar out of control. Last week I discussed how we…

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The Best Diet for Your Weight Loss Goals – Part 2: Detoxification

Whenever I am working with a patient who is having a hard time getting off of a weight plateau I think of 4 main problems: Hormones Nutritional imbalances Gut dysfunction and Environmental toxins. Why are these 4 areas more important to look at than how much the person is eating or how long they are…

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The Best Diet for Your Weight Loss Goals – Part 1: Paleo

We’ve all been told that the secret to losing weight isn’t really a secret at all…simply eat less and exercise more! Right? Well, it seems to me that if it was that simple we wouldn’t see the numbers on the scales going up every year. Turns out this little formula works for some but for…

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A Better Approach to Structural Pain

They say that pain is the greatest motivator. After nearly 20 years in practice, I’d most certainly agree.  Virtually all of my chiropractic patients begin seeing me because something is hurting and so let’s try to understand how our model can help in these painful situations. Most have tried pain medications and haven’t found them…

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Five Tips for Happy Hormones

Our hormones are part of a network of chemical messengers.  They send messages through your bloodstream to all of your organs and tissues.  These chemical messages affect the function of all our body systems.  When these messages aren’t getting through properly we may notice a change in our metabolism, sexual drive or function, mood much…

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Controlling the Chaos of Hormonal Imbalance

What are Hormones? Our bodies are made up of close to 40 Trillion cells and in order for them to work together for our health and happiness we need some pretty impressive communication systems. Of course the master control system is the brain and nerve system which sends electrical signals to each and every cell…

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