Get Outdoors Pain Free: 20 Tips for Summer Injury Prevention

Root Whole Body healing + injury prevention, pain-free living, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

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 …

The Power of Consistency: Yoga as a Lifestyle

Root Whole Body better sleep, Front Page, healing + injury prevention, increasing energy, keeping flexible, reducing stress Leave a Comment

“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 …

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

Root Whole Body Front Page, healing + injury prevention, increasing energy, pain-free living, reducing stress Leave a Comment

  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 …

How the MELT Method Can Help You Live Pain-Free

Root Whole Body Front Page, healing + injury prevention, reducing stress Leave a Comment

  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 …

Why More and More Men are Practicing Yoga

Root Whole Body better sleep, Front Page, healing + injury prevention, increasing energy, keeping flexible, pain-free living, reducing stress Leave a Comment

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 for Each Season

Root Whole Body better sleep, Front Page, healing + injury prevention, increasing energy, keeping flexible, pain-free living Leave a Comment

“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 …

High Performing Back = High Performing Activity

Root Whole Body Front Page, healing + injury prevention, increasing energy, keeping flexible Leave a Comment

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 …

10 Tips to Prevent Illness Naturally

Root Whole Body Front Page, healing + injury prevention, increasing energy, natural remedies Leave a Comment

From meditation to bone broth, DIY illness prevention made simple Last autumn, Naturopath Dr. Laura Wollman and Acupuncturist Jon Conant gave us their top 10 tips to prevent illness naturally, the best from Eastern and Western naturall medicine. This year, we offer you these tips and simple home remedies that help you keep sickness at bay. 1. Vitamin C: Many studies …

Traditional Medicine and the Changing Seasons

Root Whole Body better sleep, Front Page, healing + injury prevention, increasing energy, natural remedies Leave a Comment

Traditional medicines help us align with the seasons. We can learn a lot from the patterns of nature and the cycle of the seasons. For example, in Chinese Medicine and 5 phases/element theory, each phase is associated with a season (including late summer, the 5th season), along with foods and self care and activities that complement the patterns of energy …

The Effect of Technology on your Health

Root Whole Body better sleep, Front Page, healing + injury prevention, increasing energy, reducing stress Leave a Comment

iWork in Bed? We are the first to admit – yes, sometimes we check Facebook before going to bed. Or we eat lunch with an iPad instead of a friend because we need to catch up on emails. Our instincts tell us it’s not healthy, yet modern life has its challenges. Here are some of the worst technology related health …