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Pay to Play

If you are going to do things that punish your body, such as heavy exertion, smoking, drinking alcohol, sleep deprivation or if you live a stressful lifestyle, then give your body equal or greater rewards to counteract the ill effects.  Balance in your Lifestyle and its Effect on Health I like to drink alcohol occasionally, so I make it a habit of drinking at least … Continue reading Pay to Play

To The Core

The leading cause of missed days at work is low back pain and it is no surprise as 80 percent of adults experience low back pain at some point in their life. Most people that are treated at Atlantic Wellness Center come in with low back pain. Not one gender is prevalent over the other, as men and women are affected equally. Sedentary lifestyles due … Continue reading To The Core

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Everything is Energy

Everything is energy. We are energy. Life is energy. And when we run out of energy, we run out of life. Life is Maintained by Energy Maintaining our energy level when our bodies are constantly consuming it requires fuel. Our fuel is known as food or nutrition. Without proper nutrition, we are not able to function properly.  Are you a race fan? Or do you … Continue reading Everything is Energy

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Shoulder Impingement

The shoulder is such a complex joint that when somebody has shoulder joint pain, the etiology of that pain can be vast. Most patients that come to me with shoulder pain have “Google-diagnosed” and are certain that the neck is the culprit of their condition. Some have correctly assumed that the cervical spine has referred the pain to their shoulder, but more times than not, … Continue reading Shoulder Impingement

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What the Heck is Health

What is health? There’s a valid debate over the true definition of health. Some will say that it’s maintaining an ideal body weight, while others will say that it’s the absence of pain or disease. Here is my definition: H.E.A.L.T.H. = Heightened Energy And Love That Heals What is heightened energy? I define heightened energy as raising your body’s metabolic rate, brain power, awareness, concentration, … Continue reading What the Heck is Health

Fiscal Fitness

Fiscal Fitness is of Utmost Importance to your Overall Personal Health and Wellness Therefore, I want to transgress my usual personal health theme and discuss the concept of workplace wellness.  One of the greatest stressors in many of our lives is money and the pursuit thereof, aka our jobs or businesses. Spending eight hours a day (or more) in the wrong environment can create unhealthy … Continue reading Fiscal Fitness