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4 Tips to Reconnecting With Your Spouse After Kids

By Theresa Herring, LMFT For some couples, parenthood brings marital satisfaction, connection, and joy. However, after having kids, many couples find that their spouse feels more like a roommate than a partner. Conversations become about household tasks, logistics, and the kids. Which means intimacy, friendship, and romance often fall by the wayside. In fact, research […]

5 Ways to Decrease Low Back Pain

Low back pain. If you don’t have it, someone you know does. What can you do to help? Here are the top five things I tell my patients about low back pain and how to decrease it. Blame your boss In a longitudinal study on the causes of back pain, the Boeing company found the […]

7 Ways to Improve Your Chiropractic Adjustment

Chiropractic is an investment. If you’re going to spend time and money seeing a chiropractor, it makes sense that you’d want to make it as effective as possible. When you’re getting adjusted, the chiropractor isn’t the only one doing the work. There are things you can do to make the experience more effective. Here are […]

The Communication that Prevents Healing

This morning I put myself on a media detox. As I get emotionally pulled deeper and deeper into the news cycles, I begin to suffer from the two things that cause pain and prevent healing: too much communication and not enough connection. The same thing happens in our bodies that is happening right now in […]

Sometimes Pain is Just a Habit

No matter where Ann injures herself, the pain always goes to the top of her neck. Last week she came to get adjusted after she had minor surgery on her thigh. I spent most of her adjustment working on her upper neck and the base of her skull. She’s not alone in that experience. There […]

The office supply that will reduce your pain

Poking my cat with a paperclip. To decrease pain. There is this neurological concept called Two Point Discrimination. It refers to being able to distinguish if the sensation you feel is coming from one point poking your skin, or if it’s two  points that feel like one. Here I am practicing Two Point Discrimination with […]