Tips for Summer Injury Prevention

Get Outdoors Pain Free: 20 Tips for Summer Injury Prevention

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By Dr. Daniel Agosta, DC With warmer weather and longer days here, getting active outdoors is a great way to stay fit and improve mental health.  That said, when we move our bodies in ways that are new, or that we just haven’t done in a while, injury can happen.  Even seasoned athletes and regular hikers, runners, bikers, surfers, and …

When Winter Weather is a pain

When Winter Weather is a pain…literally.

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By: Root Chiropractor- Daniel Agosta, DC MS During the winter season, snow can be hit or miss in this city. In recent years, Portland typically receives at least a few inches each winter, sometimes more. For a city ill equipped to deal with snow, this often presents navigational challenges. In the event that snow does accumulate, we can find ourselves …

What is Whole Body Health?

What is Whole Body Health?

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Whole Body Health is a 360-degree view of one’s health, acknowledging the physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual factors in a person’s ability to thrive, not merely survive. At Root, we support the journey to total health & wellness by focusing on what we refer to as the Four Pillars of Whole Body Health. FOOD as Medicine Health starts here. What …

Can Tell You about Your Health

What Your Posture Can Tell You about Your Health

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It’s a chicken-or-egg question: What came first, the stress that caused bad posture, or the bad posture that enhances a foul mood? Our emotional and physical health are intertwined; awareness of one often leads to straightening up the other, Our bodies are designed for movement and stability. As we age, we create muscle imbalances from bad habits in how we …

The Power of Consistency

The Power of Consistency: Yoga as a Lifestyle

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“Yoga in America is becoming what it needs to be. We cannot step backward from those ways of doing things [in India], because we never had them to begin with.” – Nina Moliver The practice of yoga, which began about 5000 years ago in India, has become a booming $27 Billion industry in the U.S., with more than 15 million …

Perfect Combo for Pain and Stress

3 Ways Massage and Acupuncture are a Perfect Combo for Pain and Stress

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  We’ve all been there: When stress takes a toll, your muscles tighten, pain radiates to other parts of the body, your head aches, your mood worsens and your relationships suffer. You may think to go get a massage for some relief.  Adding an acupuncture treatment may actually enhance the results and get you feeling your best: Here are three …

MELT Method Can Help You Live Pain-Free

How the MELT Method Can Help You Live Pain-Free

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What can you do with a few foam balls? Apparently, a whole lot of good stuff for your brain and body. In the New York Times bestselling book The MELT Method, author and body worker Sue Hitzmann teaches an easy self-care method that promotes a healthy conversation between your brain (i.e thoughts, emotions, feelings) and your connective tissue and fascia. …

Men are Practicing Yoga

Why More and More Men are Practicing Yoga

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It’s a peculiarity of western culture that yoga is practiced primarily by women. Here, it’s often thought that men do sports and women do things like yoga and stretching. Ironically, many men have reported that their first yoga class has often ‘kicked their ass’ and that it requires a lot more strength than they imagined.  In its origin countries, yoga …

Men's Health

Men’s Health for Each Season

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“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”— Benjamin Franklin If we didn’t change the oil in our car for 10 years, some very major, costly issues would come up – the kind that could be easily avoided if we’d just changed the oil. We do regular anti-virus scans to catch the bugs that can crash and wreak …

Performing Activity

High Performing Back = High Performing Activity

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Care for your active body starts with a healthy lifeline. Most folks don’t realize how essential chiropractic care is to your overall health. Far too many people still believe that chiropractic care is needed only when one has a severe headache or low back pain.  Truth is, millions of folks get adjusted regularly to improve their health and their body’s …