We’ve got your Back

Think about this: Back pain is the number one cause of disability worldwide in people 25 to 64 years of age, and the United States is no different. A staggering 88 Billion of federal healthcare dollars are spent annually to diagnose and provide care…

Opioids and That Slippery Slope

It is difficult to watch the evening news, read the paper, or flip through social media without seeing at least a reference to the opioid abuse crisis in America. Despite the media reminders, it is easy to ignore the realities of opioid abuse and…

Those Who Stay Will Be Champions

It’s no secret to those who know me that I am a huge Michigan fan, having been born and raised in The Great State of Michigan. “Those Who Stay Will Be Champions” is a motto instilled by legendary coach Bo Schembechler when he became…

Gigabytes to Terabutts

Its early December, and while still basking in the glow of Thanksgiving turkey, taters, gravy, and pumpkin pies, I am staring straight up the mountain of Holiday cookies, goodies, parties, and prolonged bouts of watching movies and football games. What’s a person to do?…

Movement Matters: Heart Matters

February is Heart Month, a time to celebrate both our love on Valentine’s Day, increasing our awareness of heart-healthy lifestyle choices, and an opportunity to consider supporting the American Heart Association and other agencies that promote improving life through healthy heart choices. For all…

What’s Your Motivation?

I have a friend, Tyler, who is a college professor. While discussing student achievement, he has come to believe that a primary determinant of student success or failure is motivation. Given the right motivation, Tyler suggests, students can achieve great things. Lets say we…