Are you sitting yourself to an early, fat, death?

As a chiropractor, I’ve known for years that sitting was harder on our low backs than standing.  Every day I tell people that sitting puts about twice as much force and pressure on our backs as standing. As an onsite wellness provider, it’s important for me to be able to assess an employee’s work environment, […]

If your child is overweight, you need to take responsibility.

The December 5, 2011 Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine reports a troubling study.  The known fact is that 30% of children are overweight, but only 25% of the parents of overweight children ever remember their pediatrician discussing it with them. The study concludes that one of three scenarios are occurring: 1) pediatricians aren’t screening […]