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Depression and Illness: The Chicken or the Egg?

Last week we discussed the power of positive thinking and how it affects every part of your life. One of the biggest effects on your health is your mental status. Depression is considered one of the side-effects of chronic illness and chronic pain, but there is a chicken and egg effect.   Lets talk……   […]

Does Your Life Improve With Positive Thoughts?

We all know those people who have terrible things happen to them…all the time. They are generally easily upset, worriers or just people who always expect the worst possible scenarios. These people tend to blame their negativity on the constant “bad luck” they experience and not the other way around. Let’s talk……. Many people will […]

Does Your Bicycle Hurt You?

Poor spinal health is common in cyclists and is often due to bad posture or injury. As in any sport, if you favor one side of your body or the other due to injury or poor posture, your back eventually takes the strain. Let’s talk…. Johnathan Edwards, MD. a practicing sports doctor and anesthesiologist in […]

A Normal MRI, Celebrating An Anomaly

We saw something today that most of us in this practice have seldom seen, a completely normal MRI. It also had a report attached that said it was a completely normal MRI, another anomaly. Let’s talk…. There is a saying out there that, to paraphrase, we are all actually not living, but dying, each day. […]

Kayaking; For your Physical and Mental Health

I do articles and blogs on all kinds of things affecting your spine but have never addressed my favorite sport. Kayaking is my way to preserve neck and back health. Kayaking is low stress, low cost and an enjoyable way to spend time on any kind of water. Let’s talk….  15 years ago, I was […]

Spinal Stenosis

Believe it or not, you can have a lot of things  happening in your body without you even realizing it. Spinal Stenosis is one of those things. By the time you feel it, something may have to be done to slow down or reverse the symptoms that have finally decided to show themselves. Let’s talk… In […]