Had a lot of fun talking with Mike and Doug- two excellent coaches and athletes in their own areas. Most readers know that CrossFit has exploded as a sport. The functional movements required of CrossFit leave no room for inefficiencies of motion. As one who evaluates and treats the movement system, I have a strong […]
Michelle Kinney of Crossfit Chickasaw introduced me to an interesting blog post by Kelly Starrett, DPT. Kelly does a great job of making advanced rehabilitation techniques accessible to the masses. I am really impressed by how proliferative his blog is. You should check it out. Medicine advances by tossing out previously held ideas in favor of […]
Last night I had the pleasure of speaking to a chronic illness support group about how nutrition relates to health. To summarize the presentation: every bite we take is either pushing us towards healing/disease prevention or physical degeneration/pain. Most people have heard this before and intuitively understand it. What’s usually missing is an appreciation for the […]
Patient History Sue came to my clinic for evaluation of chronic headache and chronic neck pain. 6 years earlier, she had suffered a laceration and fracture at the right occipital area of the skull. Over the next 2 years, complete numbness at the distribution of the greater occipital nerve (area of the scalp on one […]
Even the most nutritious of diets fails to provide essential nutrients at optimal levels. A diet that is 75% fruits/vegetables and %25 lean meat is best, yet because of modern agriculture and lifestyle, one should still supplement. I’m often asked what supplements are most important. Based on the research that I’ve read, these 5 are the most important. […]
Michael Allen shot and produced a great video that highlights our group. A good mix of doctor and patient interviews. Thanks, Mike. It looks great.