New Year’s Resolutions #1: Move Well and Move Often

As we approach the end of 2017 and begin planning health and wellness goals or “resolutions” for the new year, it’s important to keep a few things in mind. What is health and what is the best way to reach your new goals? Health is defined as “the level of functional and metabolic efficiency of

Women’s Health & Family Wellness

How many of you have been told by your physicians that according to your lab reports, you are perfectly healthy and there is nothing wrong with you?  But you know that there is something deeper… and you feel like you aren’t being heard?  I’m here to say… “I hear you!”  Chronic Fatigue, Brain Fog, Memory

Take Charge of Your Emotional and Relational Health

Whether we are wanting to eat more healthy, exercise more regularly, or keep our kids out of the doctor’s offices–we are all on a journey for health!  But as we are on this journey, it is difficult for us to forget 3 main components of a healthy lifestyle.  Take a week this month to be

Massage During Pregnancy

Have you wondered about Prenatal Massage and if it is beneficial for you during your pregnancy? Studies have shown that getting a massage during pregnancy is an instrumental ingredient to prenatal health. Prenatal massage can help by: Reducing anxiety Decreasing symptoms of depression Reducing muscle tension and joint pain Improving labor outcomes Benefiting delivery and

Embracing JOY During a Season of Transition

I thought that once I was married and moved half way across the country I would finally be able to settle in and be done with the season of uncertainty but if I’ve learned anything from all the life changes that have taken place in the past seven months it’s that LIFE is a season

Nutrient Dense Calories

‘How to increase my energy’; ‘Maintain energy levels;’ ‘Adrenal health’; ‘low energy levels’; these are daily Google searches.  Throughout the day, the resource you often run out of is energy. Each of your cells require energy to function. What is another word for energy? Calorie. Generally when that word is mentioned, it’s in the context of

The Lifestream Distinction: Why We Care and Why You Should Too

Through the years, I have had many people ask, “What makes you different?” and have struggled to answer. It isn’t because I can’t find ways that we are unique, it is more because there are so many aspects that make us unique that I’ve struggled to define it in a shortened manner. I’ve often been

Feet as the Foundation

  Toe pain, foot pain, ankle pain – oh my!?!?! Have you or do you suffer from pain or other irritating symptoms (e.g. including but not limited to numbness, tingling, sharpness) in any of these mentioned areas? How about symptoms in your calf, heel, lower leg, foot, or even at the ankle? Do you have

Stress: What does that look like for you?

In the month of February, Dr. Amanda asked her patients the following question; what do you think of when you hear the word “stress?” Immediately my mind went to the physical indicators of stress that I as a Massage Therapist see; tense neck and shoulders coupled with headaches. In Dr. Amanda’s office she left a

Why ‘Women’s Chiropractic?’

What is “health?”  Is it having a strong immune system?  Is it absorbing all the nutrients your body needs to survive?  Is it being hormonally balanced?  Is it being able to be emotionally available to your family and friends when things are tough?  Health is all of these things!  Too often in our society, we


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