It would always catch my attention when I would watch The Dog Whisperer television show and Cesar Millan would help dogs with self esteem problems by having the dog owners walk their dogs like if they were in a dog
What Happens When Your Back Goes Out?
Imagine you are about to pick up something really heavy. You take a deep breath in and hold it, bend down, grasp the object, and bare down. You grunt as you try to lift the object. Suddenly you feel this
Why Do Some Kids Get Chronic Ear Infections In Only One Ear?
Why The Current Idea Just Does Not Work When parents ask their pediatricians why their children get chronic ear infections, the answer is invariably the same. Babies get ear infections because their ear canals are more horizontal than that of
What If We Are Approaching Pain All Wrong?
Imagine you are driving down the street and the “check engine” light comes on in your car. You stop your car, get a piece of masking tape, and cover up the “check engine” light. Now that you cannot see the
Nutritional And Homeopathic Tips For Back Pain
Guest post by Natasha Zarrin, H.H.C. So just about all of us have experienced some type of back discomfort. The reasons are as varied as we all are. Whether it’s chronic or a result of negotiating slippery sidewalks, having
3 Assumptions Doctors Make About Health
According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary, the word health is defined as, “the condition of being sound in body, mind, or spirit; especially : freedom from physical disease or pain.” In short, this is saying that health is simply the “absence of disease or
How Your Glasses Or Contacts Are Causing Headaches
Have you ever had headaches after getting a new eyeglass prescription? Have you ever wondered why you get those headaches? That is what we will explore in this article and some options besides surgery to improve your vision. In order
5 Ways Your Shoes Are Deforming Your Feet
An Osteopathic Physician’s Perspective Shoes are not designed to mold to the shape of our feet. Instead our feet are forced to mold the shape of your shoes. Over time, our feet lose their pliability. The interesting thing is that
Trapezius Knot? Check The AC Joint For A Solution
A “knotted” spasm in trapezius muscles is a common pain complaint. You can tell if you have one simply by squeezing the fleshy area between your neck and your shoulder. If this area is sensitive, tight, and painful, then you
Are You Hurting Yourself With Each Step You Take? (Part 2)
As I discussed in Part 1 of this series, heel striking during gait is “unnatural” and prevents the body from using its natural shock absorbing mechanisms. Each jarring step can put you one step closer to shin splints. Have you ever had