Ice vs Heat and When to Use Them

Is your back sore from working long hours at a desk or computer? Do you have a new injury? Before you reach for that hot or cold pack, watch this video.

Proper Posture on your Couch

With more people than ever sitting at home with today’s environment of social distancing and some working from their couch, I wanted to offer some tips to prevent back pain, neck pain and headaches to keep you happy, healthy, and pain free during this pandemic. Follow along as we go over the best ways toContinue reading “Proper Posture on your Couch”

Chiropractic & Yoga

As a Doctor of Chiropractic, I focus a lot of my efforts on injury prevention, healthy lifestyle practices including nutrition and exercise, and the body’s ability to heal itself. Yoga is a great tool for staying healthy because it’s based on similar principles. Like yoga, the chiropractic approach to wellness focuses on your body’s naturalContinue reading “Chiropractic & Yoga”

Successful Shoveling

With the potential for some winter weather coming our way in Des Moines this week, I wanted to share some information and considerations to make when shoveling snow. Common issues stemming from shoveling include back pain, shoulder pain, muscular strain, and cardiac events. How you position your body as you shovel is important for avoidingContinue reading “Successful Shoveling”

The Brain Body Connection

Hippocrates is quoted as saying “Look well to the spine for the cause of disease.” But why the spine? What does it have to do with our overall health? Well, let’s look at what the spine does. The spine not only provides stability for and dictates the upright posture for our bodies, but serves asContinue reading “The Brain Body Connection”