My 2 Favorite Low Back Stretches

I made this video that demonstrates two of my favorite stretches to relieve low back pain. People sit way, way, way, way too much these days. Research shows that sitting more than 2 hours per day increases your risk of pretty much every chronic disease including low back pain and in my 14 years of practice, asking thousands of people how much they sit, I would say that the average is probably 8 with some people up around 10-12. My first recommendation is to stop sitting, but since most jobs require us to sit and I guess you need a job. We need a work around to the problem. Performing these two exercises stretches two of the muscles that tend to get shortened when sitting and when they get

Eat To Avoid PAIN!

Chronic Pain is one of the most complicated healthcare issues in existence and it is also one of the least well understood. In my 20 years of studying chronic pain, I would say that there are 3 key issues at play: 1. Bio-Mechanical Structure and Function: 2. Bio-Chemistry 3. Your thoughts and emotions I beat you over the head with bio-mechanics (I am a chiropractor after all). Today I want to talk about the Bio-Chemistry aspect of chronic pain. Nothing effects your bio-chemistry like what you eat and drink. Generally, when people have chronic pain, they also have chronic inflammation. But first: What is Inflammation? Inflammation is a chemical response to fight off illness or injury in

How YOU Go To Sleep and DON'T Die

You go to sleep at night and are unconscious for the next 6-8 hours. You wake up the next morning. What kept your heart beating and your lungs pumping while you were asleep? When was the last time that you took off running and thought, "I better make my heart beat faster or I''m gonna pass out from a lack of oxygen." NEVER! That's when . . . And yet you go to sleep every night and wake up every morning, better than when you went to sleep. You have run and given no thought to the added metabolic needs that that activity demanded. How is this possible? Watch my video: And I will explain it to you. . . OH and by the way, this may seem like no big deal but it is and the health of your spine e

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Thrive Chiropractic

574 Highway 248, STE. 4

Branson, MO 65616


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