“I wish I was that lucky,” is a phrase that I often hear from others, and you may have heard it as well! What this statement is referring to is good health. Many people tend to believe that others are healthy because they have “good luck.” Now there are some factors that predispose people to..
Our bodies need rest – When we rest, our bodies repair themselves. Sleep deprivation takes a toll on our mind, body, and overall health in ways that may surprise you. 85% of mammals take naps throughout the day, while humans just sleep once a day. When you’re sleep deprived, you often feel “worn down” —..
Being a performance athlete is not easy. In fact, it’s the exact opposite of easy – it’s a full time job that requires immense coaching! Coordinating training cycles to ensure peaking at the exact right moment for the next race, competition or event; optimizing nutrition to ensure productive training sessions as well as recovery; managing..
We have all heard the quote, “A chain is only as strong as it’s weakest link.” This particular quotation is highly thought of, and widely used, within various sports teams, business teams, and other team-oriented organizations. Coaches, CEOs, and managers use these words of wisdom to demonstrate each individual’s importance to a team’s overall performance..
Ouch! Tired of icing, stretching, buying new shoes, taping, and still the pain of shin splints doesn’t go away? As a former collegiate vaulter and competitive gymnast, shin splints and calf pain were a constant hindrance to my performance. I had tried everything – bought the latest and greatest – and still nothing helped me…
Many people are wanting relief from a myriad of symptoms, and it is no surprise that pharmaceutical companies have tried to answer people’s questions by giving them temporary relief. If you have found yourself using those drugs to just “get by,” I want to tell you that we understand your situation. You see, I used..
Have you ever noticed that some things only require a tiny, itty-bitty change? Do you know the difference between one degree and another when it comes to temperature? One degree can make a difference in an entire state of matter – solid to liquid (ice to water) or vice versa. One degree of change..
In my office, I frequently see people suffering from conditions such as migraines, headaches, vertigo, fatigue, and chronic pain. Most of the time people can remember a head or neck trauma they once sustained, and since then they have not been the same. Recently we have decided to hold free monthly workshops on these conditions…
It has always been a dream of mine to run a marathon. My sister is my first inspiration to run one. I would look in awe at her when she would tell stories of completing a marathon in one of the major U.S. cities or on some exotic remote island. The idea of running 26.2..
Alooohhaa! Hey there – Dr. Addison here on Kaua’i, Hawai’i. We sometimes run into a huge problem on Kaua’i. We don’t have many specialists here. Therefore, many people in our community have to travel by plane to other islands to get specialized testing and care. Does this sound familiar? It might not be a plane..