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The Most Simple, and Best, Posture Test.

Posted on 07-31-2017

It's posture awareness time! Let's have some fun. As a Chiropractor in Monroeville and Penn Hills, I always talk with my patients about how important posture is. So here we go: T...

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My Newest Award!

Posted on 06-22-2016

     Well it’s been far too long since I’ve done a blog post, so why not hop right back in with some good news!         &...

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My Lake Placid Olympic Experience

Posted on 06-23-2015

     Ok, ok, I’ve been awfully busy, and yes, somewhat lazy, since I got back from my Lake Placid trip. I’m finally now just taking a couple moments to pen this...

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An Amazing Opportunity!

Posted on 12-08-2014

     Greetings everyone! I just wanted to make a little announcement about an honor that I recently received and am quite proud of.      I have bee...

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My ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Posted on 08-15-2014

     Well, yep, I was challenged to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, and like the sport that I am, I did it with much gusto and aplomb.      If any of ...

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Avoid the Pitfalls of Kid's Summer Practices for Fall Sports

Posted on 08-08-2014

     Well it’s been quite a while since I did a blog post; let’s just call it my “summer hiatus” instead of sheer laziness. As I sit here though...

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Foam Rolling

Posted on 04-28-2014

     So who here has had muscle soreness and/or cramping, not only during or after a workout but also just in general? Sure, we all have. One thing that I’ve gotten m...

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My Most Recent Accolade

Posted on 04-18-2014

     I’m so very pleased, honored, and excited to announce the newest accolade that I just received.      I was just accepted to be listed on t...

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Stress!!

Posted on 04-10-2014

          Well it’s been far too long that I’ve done a blog post, and I wish that I had a better excuse other than just being lazy, but alas...

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How Much Does Having a “short leg” Affect Your Running?

Posted on 02-26-2014

     In my office as a Penn Hills Chiropractor, I see patients with a shortened leg all the time. It’s actually rare that a patient has an anatomically short leg. A s...

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A Dieting Tip

Posted on 02-05-2014

     It’s understandable that often in the last month or so in my Monroeville Chiropractor office that dieting and exercise has come up a lot as a topic of conversati...

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What Is A CCSP?

Posted on 01-15-2014

     I’m very excited and pleased to announce that I just received a brand new post-graduate certification to better help my patients as a Chiropractor in the communi...

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Don't Hurt Yourself Wrapping Christmas Gifts!

Posted on 12-13-2013

     As I’ve been chit-chatting with the patients of my Monroeville Chiropractor office, and looking today at the calendar, I’ve been reminded of one big piece ...

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My Newest Certification!

Posted on 11-13-2013

     I recently got a new certification that I’m proud to have and to be able to use to help my patients and any resident of the local communities that I serve! ...

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The Ankylosing Spondylitis Commercial

Posted on 10-30-2013

     Ok, raise your hand if you live in Pittsburgh, Penn Hills, or Monroeville and have heard that radio spot saying that your back pain may be caused by Ankylosing Spondyl...

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Cold Prevention Tips

Posted on 10-14-2013

          Judging from being halfway through a day here in the middle of October in my Monroeville Chiropractor office, I’d say that we’re ju...

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Backpack Safety Tips

Posted on 09-12-2013

     Well, I’m back! After taking a bit of a summer hiatus, oh who am I kidding, I’ve just been lazy!      Anyhow, this topic has com...

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Proper Sleep Positions

Posted on 06-24-2013

       Hello everyone, after my last blog post I had a few requests on my take on what positions are the best for sleeping and what to do if you have some pain while sl...

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Tips for a Better Night's Sleep

Posted on 06-19-2013

       I see way too many people and patients in my Monroeville Chiropractor office that don't get enough sleep and when they do, it's often poor sleep. That...

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What is that Cracking Sound and Does it Cause Arthritis?

Posted on 06-05-2013

       As a Monroeville Chiropractor, one of the most common questions I get is, “What is that cracking sound?” upon an adjustment. The follow-up question i...

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Ice vs. Heat and When to Use Each

Posted on 05-15-2013

       One common situation that arises daily in my Monroeville Chiropractor office is whether a patient should apply ice or heat onto a painful area. The medically-acc...

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Injury Prevention Tips for Outdoor Activities

Posted on 03-29-2013

      Looking at the weekend weather forecast, it’s finally, finally, looking like we’ll have Spring-like weather tomorrow. The weather will warm up, you will see neig...

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My Thoughts on the Soda Ban

Posted on 03-13-2013

     The proposed large soda ban in New York City has been making quite a splash in the news recently as it was struck down by a NY judge. I’ve had a few wonderful 140-...

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Travel Tips

Posted on 02-25-2013

     I guess it’s safe to say that it’s nearly that time of year. More and more patients in my office, and folks that I come across, are talking about little tri...

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TGIF?

Posted on 02-15-2013

     TGIF right? I mean of course everybody loves Friday because for most of us it’s the end of the work week and the beginning of the weekend. Because of that though, ...

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My Favorite Stretch

Posted on 02-06-2013

     Are you sitting at a computer reading this? What about on your smart phone with your head flexed down? Do you feel that bit of tension creeping into your neck and ...

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Snow Shoveling Tips

Posted on 01-21-2013

     This is an article that I meant to write a while back, but never got around to it. Sometimes life as a Monroeville Chiropractor can get hectic and thing...

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Use Chiropractic Maintenance Care for Optimal Health

Posted on 01-09-2013

     I’m constantly talking to my patients in my Monroeville/Penn Hills Chiropractor office about the value of continued Chiropractic care that goes beyond...

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Happy New Year

Posted on 01-03-2013

     From all of us here at our Monroeville Chiropractor office, I just wanted to say a quick, albeit late, Happy New Year to everyone.      One of the...

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Easy Ways to Get Exercise While at Work

Posted on 12-05-2012

     One common complaint that I hear in my Monroeville Chiropractor office is that people simply don’t have time to exercise. Finding time to exercise is a challenge f...

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A Memorable Experience

Posted on 11-29-2012

     I had quite a unique opportunity the other day that I was fortunate enough to do. I was invited to go to downtown Pittsburgh and go backstage at the Consol Ener...

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How To Lift Properly, A Chiropractor's Perspective

Posted on 11-07-2012

     As a Monroeville/Penn Hills Chiropractor, I tell patients all the time that coming into my office is the foundation and the start of getting better, but the fact rema...

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Welcome New Blog Readers!!

Posted on 11-02-2012

     I just simply wanted to give a special welcome to any and all new blog readers, especially those who found me via the Pittsburgh Business Times.   ...

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Chiropractic Care and the Immune System

Posted on 10-31-2012

      As I looked outside this morning from the window of my Monroeville Chiropractor office, I saw a few snowflakes mixed in with the rain. It dawned o...

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Don't Ignore Pain

Posted on 10-23-2012

Getting gas in your car when the light comes on. Changing the oil after you’re alerted to by your dashboard light.      Both of those are things th...

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What Type of Mattress Should I Buy?

Posted on 10-18-2012

     One of the most common questions I get in my Monroeville/Penn Hills Chiropractic office is, “What kind of mattress should I buy?” Although this is a very ...

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Avoid Back Pain While Raking Leaves

Posted on 10-09-2012

     I’m sure you all have noticed with these last few cold mornings that Fall is officially here in Monroeville and Penn Hills. Along with Fall favorites such as Pumpk...

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Proper Ergonomics While Sitting at a Desk are Critical

Posted on 10-01-2012

     Sitting for a long time, at a desk, while using a computer is an unfortunate fact of life for too many of us these days. As a Monroeville and Penn Hills Chiropractor,...

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Text Neck - A Growing Epidemic

Posted on 09-27-2012

     With the huge explosion and prevalence of mobile phones, smart phones, and tablets ove...

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