New Year, New You!

December is undoubtedly the busiest time of the year for most of us with school programs, neighborhood parties, year-end work activities, Holiday preparations, and family get-togethers. If you are fortunate, you might carve out some time for yourself to relax and maintain your mental…

Quick Tips

During many conversations with patients and folks in the community, we offer advice and council on a variety of problems that can to decrease pain or increase movement and function. While not a complete resource or a wholistic look at your movement and function,…

The Magic Pill

At some point, and I don’t know when this occurred, we began to believe that a Magic Pill exists for whatever ails us. We do have some evidence of the existence of this Magic Pill for patients suffering from musculoskeletal pain, and some further…

Frolicking into Fall

You’ve got to move it, move it, as the song goes. The end of summer and beginning of the fall season presents some obstacles to outdoor activity as school related activities increase, daylight decreases, and morning and evening temperatures begin to fall. Fortunately, in…

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…