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I have dedicated my life to studying and applying the best that natural health care has to offer. I am dedicated to patient education and my primary goal is to help my chiropractic patients in enjoying good health and balance in life.

Why I Love Coming To Work Every Day

Last Friday night I adjusted a 12-year-old who had just been diagnosed with scoliosis.   When my wife called the next day to check on how my patient was feeling after her first adjustment, her mother reported that on the way home, her daughter said “so this is what it is like to feel comfortable.”

I know for sure that I have the best job in the world… I get to help people smile more, laugh more, experience more and have more fun, all by helping them regain their health.  I made a very special little girl feel comfortable.   I love being a chiropractor, because I get to see miracles happen every day!

There is no such thing as someone who is too young or too old for chiropractic care.  I tailor my treatment methods for each patient, so that whether I am taking care of a newborn,  an arthritic 85-year or a college football player, each patient is getting the most effective care.  Children, like this 12-year-old,  often have the most to gain.

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My first chiropractic post and I’m talking about ballroom dancing?!?

The only thing I am more passionate about than chiropractic is my relationships, especially those with my family.  First let me say, I love being a husband and a father.  Secondly, I had no idea going into fatherhood (29 years ago now!) that I would ever be excited about ballroom dancing.  But my youngest daughter, and my only child still at home, changed all of that.

Julia and her new partner of only 5 weeks, Nathan, placed 2nd in the Latin division and 3rd in the Junior High Standard division at last week’s US National Dancesport Competition inProvo,Utah.  To get comfortable dancing with a new partner and learn all new routines in such a short amount of time, Julia had to dance almost non-stop in the weeks leading up to the competition.

But What Does Ballroom Dancing Have to do With Chiropractic?

It seems to me that most of the public doesn’t know that a huge number of professional athletes, including dancers, use chiropractic for a whole host of reasons:

  • injury prevention
  • faster recovery from injury
  • better sports performance
  • better health generally
  • preventing arthritis – there’s a lot of reasons.

Lastly, chiropractic optimizes PERFORMANCE. Chiropractors understand how muscles work and can restore balance and skeletal alignment to allow your body to perform with maximum efficiency.

My treatment for Julia and other athletes often includes:
 

  • Spinal and extremity adjustments
  • Graston Technique soft-tissue treatments
  • Kinesio taping
  • Training or technique advice
  • Diet and supplement advice
  • Movement modification
  • Rehabilitation (including flexibility, stability, proprioceptive, and eccentric exercises)

The results of being well-adjusted speak for themselves!

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