Tension Headaches

Tension Headaches

Tension headaches are the most common type of headache, experienced by almost 80% of adults at some point in their lives. This type of headache typically presents as pain, soreness, or throbbing, that starts in the neck and radiates up along the sides of the head and behind the eyes and it can fe...
Get Out And Exercise

Get Out And Exercise!

I attended a seminar yesterday on chronic inflammation and the development of injury and disease. The presenter, the very entertaining and informative Dr. David Seaman, was talking about how getting on a plane from Florida to New Jersey really messed up his schedule. He was discussing how he didn...
magnesium

Magnesium – An Essential Element

One of the biggest problems that I commonly see in practice is either frank or subclinical magnesium deficiency. Magnesium deficiency can cause high blood pressure, muscle tension/pain/spasm, anxiety/depression, as well as a number of other maladies. Diagnosing magnesium deficiency is often somew...
posture series

Posture Series – Self Assessment

If you haven’t already checked out our first two articles on posture. These postural exercises and stretches are designed to help improve your upper body posture. But, how do you know whether you need to be performing them? An easy way to figure this out is to stand in front of a full-length mi...

Speeding Up Recovery Time

For most people, recovering from a broken bone is an exercise in patience. For an active person, being told that you have to significantly reduce or cease activity in order to let the bone heal is equivalent to torture. However, there are a few things you can do to help speed the healing process ...

Stress And How To Get Relief

Stress that is short term can be beneficial in that it serves to focus our attention on important matters. However, when stress becomes ongoing and chronic, it can cause immense problems for the sufferer and may end up in depression. It can adversely affect our performance at work and elsewhere, ...