Do You Really Need Antacids or Do You Actually Need Zinc?

The antacid Nexium, or the purple pill,  ranks 3rd on the list of drugs that Americans spend the most money on and comes in 5th as the most prescribed drug in the world!!!  That means there’s a LOT of heartburn, gastric reflux and indigestion happening on the globe! Acid reflux and heartburn can happen for […]

How Changing My Food Fixed My Back Pain

You can listen to the article here. When I am in social settings and people learn that I am a Physical Therapist, it’s pretty standard  for people to tell me about their health that includes some kind of musculoskeletal complaint or surgery even though they have never had an accident, injury or any event that […]

Food and Pain: Oh C’Mon, Do They Really Go Together?

You can listen to the article here. Yes they do!  And I can’t tell you how incredibly easy it is to forget that food can be causing not only your pain, but your skin problems, your irritable or low mood, your fatigue, your restless legs, infertility or PMS!  Whew……… I could go on but this […]

KNEE BONEʼS CONNECTED TO THE……..HIP BONE, HIP BONEʼS CONNECTED TO THE…………..INTESTINE? [FFYH Episode 2]

Yes, you read that right! In the human body, it’s all connected, whether by bones, muscles or other soft tissues or fluids. All bodily structures can influence each other through tension and force patterns that are created, for example, through the system of joints that the song refers to…..   Click below to listen to […]

KNEE BONEʼS CONNECTED TO THE……..HIP BONE, HIP BONEʼS CONNECTED TO THE…………..INTESTINE?

You can listen to the article here.   Yes, you read that right! In the human body, it’s all connected, whether by bones, muscles or other soft tissues or fluids. All bodily structures can influence each other through tension and force patterns that are created, for example, through the system of joints that the song […]

Lower Back Pain: Have You Really Tried Everything?

Unresolved lower back pain is probably one of the more common complaints that brings people to my office. This is no surprise since it is estimated that about 31 million people in the US suffer from lower back pain, each person taking at least 4 days off from work per year due to loss of […]

DOES AUTUMN AGGRAVATE YOUR HEALTH?

Have you ever noticed a pattern that certain nagging health issues reappear or increase during the Autumn season?  If you have, then you’ve tuned in to the energy of the Fall season aggravating your health, let me explain how this happens. We’ve just come from Summer which has the qualities of being hot, intense, sweaty […]

Is Your Food A Pain In The Neck?

As a Physical Therapist for the last 30 years, I have successfully worked with thousands of people with musculoskeletal pain, but it was the patients whose pain that did not resolve that lead me to integrate my Certified Nutritionist services with Physical Therapy, and uncover the digestive tract as a source of pain that looks […]