If you are unsure of whether or not you have SI joint instability (SIJI), please read the previous article entitled Do You Have SI Joint Pain?. As a chiropractor, I start to consider SIJI when I have a patient who gets relief from adjusting, but never “holds” the adjustment. Another consideration for SIJI is a patient … Continue reading SI Joint Part 2: Assessment of SI Joint Instability
Issues involving one or both sacroiliac joints (SIJs) are often referred to as SI joint pain (SIJP) or sacroiliac joint dysfunction (SIJD). It is estimated that 30% of low back pain is caused by SIJD and it’s even more common in pregnant and post partum women. SIJP can be caused by either too much or … Continue reading SI Joint Part 1: Do You Have SI Joint Pain?
Training for any sport, professional or recreational, athletes recognize the benefit of a strength and conditioning program…but what happened to stretching? There are many reasons for stretching’s lack of popularity. Aesthetically, stretching doesn’t produce the same outward appearance as does strength training. The muscle development gained during an 8-week training program, is much more apparent … Continue reading Do You Even Stretch Bro?
Are you looking for a way to measure your overall fitness level? Do you want to hit the gym, but aren’t really sure what you should spend time working on? Cardio? Strength? Flexibility? The BTF Fitness Challenge is a unique series of 10 body weight-based tests. Each of the 10 tests is designed to measure … Continue reading BTF Fitness Challenge
THE GREAT FRUIT DEBATE In recent years, nutritional scientists have come to understand that processed sugars that are added to so many foods (especially in the form of corn syrup), feeds diseases like cancer, obesity and many other health ailments. The war on sugar is on, but there has been a casualty in that war: … Continue reading The Great Fruit Debate