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Sex Positions for Back Pain

As a doctor of chiropractic I get asked a lot of questions about how to handle activities of daily living while experiencing back pain.  The question I rarely get asked is, ‘How do I continue to enjoy sex while I have low back pain?’  Low back pain can hinder many activities and can be... Continue Reading
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3 Ways to Kick Depression to the Curb

1. Move. It doesn't matter how far, or how fast you go, but moving will make a gigantic difference for your depression. I won't bore you with the details, but moving gets all those happy chemicals in your brain going. We want this different brain activity! Plus, moving usually gets you out of the... Continue Reading

3 Ways to Connect

February tends to put a lot of focus on romantic relationships, and though important, this can also be a great opportunity to connect with anyone who is important in your life. Further your own relationships, and make someone’s day! 1. Do something to make someone feel cared for and loved. Take a... Continue Reading

Rekindling our relationship with nature

Connecting back to our roots With our focus on the environment this month, I thought it would be appropriate to explore our relationship with Nature. Nature has always been a big part of my life and a place I often go for nourishment, to reconnect and for support. As I get older it seems like life... Continue Reading

The Art of Listening

I remember many things from the beginning of my practice of Naturopathic Medicine but the one thing that continues to stick out in my mind is how after a visit patients would continually comment that it was the first time that they had felt heard and how therapeutic it was. It was a common theme... Continue Reading