This Fourth of July Dr. Anna will be relaxing on a warm sunny beach on a tropical island in Florida;  I, however, will be high atop a mountain in California.  A beautiful beach provides solitude and relaxation, a mountain can provide solitude and a formidable challenge...

Chances are, you are reading this on a tablet or smart phone type of device.  How is your posture?  Are you looking down?  Are your shoulders rounded forward?  

How many times during the day are you in this posture?  How many hours a day do you spend in t...

November 29, 2017

Are you strapped for time this holiday season? 

When life gets hectic and busy during the holidays, do you typically let health and fitness fall to the wayside, only to promise yourself that you will get back to it in January?  This year, keep fitness a top priority and...

Chiropractors talk a great deal about sports performance, but we tend to leave the autonomic nervous system out of this discussion.  We need to correct this.  

This post was inspired by reading through Dr. Andrew Flatt’s blog  This website is a...

January 16, 2017

 This past weekend I taught 5 CE's for the Illinois Prairie State Chiropractic Association down in Champaign, IL, and I picked up a couple lessons for myself along the way.  

The first lesson I learned is that 5 hours is a lot more difficult to teach than 2 hours!...

January 5, 2017

 Im sitting here preparing my powerpoint for 5 CE's I'm teaching in Champaign, IL on January 14 and an idea for a quick post came to mind.  One of my slides I will use for my powerpoint can cause some pretty incendiary conversation among Chiropractors, and as I was edi...

December 21, 2016

Despite the many complexities of training in the sport of weightlifting (and pretty much every other strength or endurance sport), the main premise is pretty simple.  Gradually increase the training stress and training load over a period of time, allow the body adequat...

December 18, 2016

For the past 4 years I have been merging two my passions in life: Chiropractic and the exciting world of sports performance.  Remember the line from "Talladega Nights" where Ricky's dad said: "I am a semi professional race car driver and an amateur tattoo artist?"  Wel...

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