Lazy summer or deconditioning?

Abbie Sawyer Your Best Life

Lazy or Deconditioning? The seasons are changing, the gym is closed, and you’ve been relaxing–enjoying the lazy, hazy days of summer. Taking a day off here and there is no problem. But if you’ve been consistently missing your regular run, bike ride, or gym session and notice some aches and pains showing up, you might have the beginnings of deconditioning. …

Forest Bathing

Chris Lorang Your Best Life

Forest Bathing Did you like our previous blog on Nature’s Effect on Health? Just spending more time in nature can change small elements of your health, and it is important to recognize that these small changes over time add up significantly and can change the trajectory of your health in the future. Because of the great opportunities to submerge ourselves …

Nature’s Effect on Health

Chris Lorang The Research, Your Best Life

Nature’s Effect on Health What we take in from our environment through any sense — sound, smell, or sight — all can change our mood. But did you know that it can also cause changes in our other bodily systems including your nervous, endocrine, and even your immune system? A stressful environment can make you feel anxious, sad, or helpless. …

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Chiropractic as effective pain relief: Watch the interview with Dr. LoRang

Abbie Sawyer In the News, Your Best Life

By now, it’s no secret that our country is struggling with a serious opioid problem. In fact, many are asking what else can be done to treat pain besides prescription opiates. According to the Center for Disease Control recommendations for determining when to initiate or continue opioids for chronic pain, “Nonpharmacologic therapy and nonopioid pharmacologic therapy are preferred for chronic …

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Posture to Avoid Tech Neck with Your Phone

Abbie Sawyer Your Best Life

  View this post on Instagram   Tech neck! Have you ever looked like this first picture of Dr. LoRang, with your neck and upper back craned down to look at your cell phone? 🙋🏻‍♀️🙋🏽‍♂️ It’s so easy to do! But it’s so unnatural for your spine. Instead, try bringing your phone up (like photo #2) or leaning forward on …