Don’t Work Out So Hard

I just got back from a business trip to Columbus, Ohio and to say I was exhausted when I returned would simply be an understatement. I slept very little, ate bad food, and was up early every day. But upon returning I made sure to go directly to the gym for a workout. But what […]

Hot Fun in the Summertime

I am sure I am dating myself using that song title for my subject line, but it got you to open the blog, right? #oldiesbutgoodies! There’s nothing like a good sweat, right? Whether it’s working in the yard, riding a bike, or playing on a summer travel team let’s face it – things get HOT! […]

Ask Yourself These 3 Questions

I wanted to give you a little insight into how I really go about solving the problem of back pain in our office. It involves asking just 3 questions: 1) When? This seems obvious but tells us so much. Step one is finding IF specific positions or movements make the pain better or worse. 2) How long? Many times […]

For Your Recent High School Graduate

I came across some Greek mythology this past week and the story is actually perfect for any young person in your house. It’s the story of Icarus… Now most people know the story of Icarus. He was given a pair of wings by his father in order to fly. The wings were made of feathers […]


This post comes off the heels of a super busy day in our office yesterday where I saw the SAME thing TWICE in a row… Two young (college age), athletic types who seemingly NEVER can touch their toes. They have ‘tight’ hamstrings…or do they?? This is the real question and let me explain. I see […]

A Special Gift for all the STUBBORN Dads!

I want to bail you out. It’s Father’s Day today, and I know some may have forgot to go shopping and get that perfect Father’s Day Gift. Because of that, I wanted to offer your Dad a very personal gift. It’s a copy of my new book, “Beyond Fitness: Revealing The Secrets To An Active Pain-Free […]

5 Stress Management Tips for Kids

So…how’s everyone feeling during this crazy time of year? I know, it’s a rhetorical question because we know the answer is C-R-A-Z-Y! When you think about the stress that YOU are feeling, imagine what your kids feel like? They have so many end of year activities! Sometimes, dare I say, too many. Whether it’s field […]

#1 Reason Pain Lasts Longer Than You Want It To

The #1 Reason your injury lasts too long is simple: waiting. Waiting until it goes away usually results in waiting until it gets so bad you NEED to do something about it. Does this sound like you? You get injured and go to bed hoping that when you wake up the pain is gone. But […]