True Health #3 -- DaBeards -- The 'New' Wild West of Healthcare

True Health #3 -- DaBeards -- The 'New' Wild West of Healthcare

We live in an unprecedented time of governmental regulation when it comes to healthcare, yet we are seeing more negative outcomes from surgical intervention and traditional pharmaceutical prescription.

This is leading to a wave of new age practitioners that are having to step outside the lines to paint a new canvas of what healthcare really means.

True Health #2 -- Jake Naumcheff, CSCS -- Creating Goals for Exercise

In this episode the case of the week is an Achilles tendon complaint with neurological involvement, ankle triplanar mobilizations (MEDS), Jake Naumcheff, CSCS joins me to discuss how to create better strategies for directing your workouts. - Thank you for watching this video.

I stopped meditating and started 'Vaynerchuk-ing'

I stopped meditating and started 'Vaynerchuk-ing'

In my attempts to find my way, which I'm not saying I'm anywhere close to yet, I have read hundreds of books, devoted myself to tried and true practices and routines and learned from some of the best. There is a lot of talk about mindfulness, bio-hacking and human optimization within my field, but at the end of the day we all need to realize...

My Route to Success

My Route to Success

Morning

My mornings are MINE.

My work demands that I give my time and energy to others the entire day. What I have quickly come to realize is that if I am going to give the best care possible to my patients, be the best husband possible and then still have time for fun and recreating, then I have to create time for me first. 

You cannot pour from an empty cup.

Death of the Diagnosis (As We Know It)

Death of the Diagnosis (As We Know It)

Badges of Despair

I can vividly remember my differential diagnosis professor stating that his class was THE most important class we would take, there may have been many professors that made this same claim. But his reasoning was sound, appropriate treatment can only be administered once the practitioner has narrowed down the issue at hand. This is and always will be true.

The de-evolution of human movement and how pain can save us all.

The de-evolution of human movement and how pain can save us all.

I can't remember if I cried during the end of Wall-E, but I definitely shed a tear at the cold realization that the scene depicted above is almost a reality.

As a society we are overweight, we lack proper nutrition and we live in a movement desert, and many people believe that we are becoming less intelligent as well. Damn, what a pleasant picture. I tend to disagree with the last sentiment. I think that we are becoming less knowledgeable in the classic sense, but we are far better at assimilating mass amounts of data. This is an evolved trait due to the shear amount of information put in front of our faces everyday. Now, some of us are better at uploading this data, filing it appropriately and then being able to still make logical or sometimes just common-sense decisions. As a whole we are not becoming less intelligent, we are just evolving to think and process differently.

Eyes, Scoliosis and Golf?

Your eyes rule the roost when it comes to neuromechanical function. Learn how your eyes may be inhibiting your golf swing, contributing to scoliosis and much more.

Here's an interesting article looking at the correlation between juvenile spinal curvature and eye dysfunction.

Visual Deficiency and Scoliosis

As always, question everything and always seek the truth.