Yes, pain is in your mind!

The other day a woman looked at me and asked, “What if it is all in my head?” She was referring to the many years of pain she endured without clear cause or cure.  I get asked this question all too often. Doctors often fail to validate what people experience in favor of what can […]

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Eating Away at Inflammation

As it turns out, the statement you are what you eat, has some merit. In fact, what you eat contributes to the aches and pains you deal with on a day to day basis.   Once an alternative medicine theory, the anti-inflammatory diet is now widely accepted.  The basics are pretty simple. High-quality protein Low-glycemic […]

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How to Drink Well

I will start with a disclaimer. No matter the possible health benefits, alcohol is best consumed in moderation or not at all. Alcohol is known to cause insulin spikes, sleep disruption, weight gain and inflammation.

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Why Sleep Matters

Everyday, people walk into my office in pain. But what happens after the knee stops aching or the neck is no longer tight? Without awareness, it is difficult to fix a problem. The critical next step is a shift from reactive to proactive measures. I often say that what I didn’t learn in medical school […]

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