Text Neck

Did you ever wonder why your neck or upper back hurt so much lately?  It might just have to do with the technology you spend so much time with.The average human head weighs about 10-12 pounds. Your body can easily support it’s weight while in the normal nuetral...
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What is Cupping?

 Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a therapist puts special cups on your skin for a few minutes to create suction. People get it for many purposes, including to help with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well-being,...
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Anti-Inflammatory Pumpkin Spice Latte

Fall is around the corner and pumpkin spice lattes have made their way back into coffee shops. Here is a recipe that allows you to make your own healthier version of the pumpkin spice latte. This super charged pumpkin spice drink contains fresh turmeric and ginger,...
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Tame Your Anxiety in 5 Minutes

We live in a fast-paced world where we are constantly bombarded with various stressors. Stress is often associated with anxiety, depressed mood, irritability and fatigue. Leaving our stressors behind to live on a tropical beach sounds amazing but is probably not...
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Fish Oil as a Treatment for Depression

The British Journal of Psychiatry released an article in April titled “Efficacy of Omega-3 Highly Unsaturated Fatty Acids in the Treatment of Depression.”  The study sought to evaluate the efficacy of fish oil in the treatment of major depressive disorder. The...
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Am I Getting Enough Vitamin D? The Importance of Vitamin D in Our Seattle Environment

With Spring and Summer right around the corner, it's important to address Vitamin D.  Having adequate levels of Vitamin D is critical to ensure prevention of many serious diseases.  Vitamin D’s use has been vastly under-emphasized by the medical community until...
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Is It OK For Me To Adjust My Own Neck?

Many of us understand the relationship between neck and back pain and long work days hunched in front of a computer monitor. We all question what we can do to alleviate this pain. Some of us deal with the pain, while others turn to over the counter medications such as...
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The Dangers of Farm Raised Fish and Aquaculture

Aquaculture fish farm production is growing at a faster rate than any other animal agriculture.  Farmed fish now account for approximately 50% of the fish eaten in the U.S.. While fish farming is intended to mediate supply and demand concerns, it has placed a further...
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All About Food Sensitivity Testing

How are food sensitivities different from food allergies?When you think of someone having an anaphylactic reaction to peanuts or shellfish, this is a food allergy. An anaphylactic response is an IgE mediated immune reaction. When an individual has an allergic reaction...
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Ideal Protein Was The #1 Weight Loss Diet of 2015

Ideal Protein Is #1 Most Popular Diet of 2015Comprehensive Weight Loss Method Tops Prestigious DietsinReview.com Ranking Gatineau, QC. (January 11, 2016) – Medically developed weight loss method Ideal Protein has ranked #1 on the “Most Popular Diets of 2015,” list by...
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Chiropractic

Kinesiotape: It looks cool, but what does it do?

 As defined on www.kinesiotape.com the Kinesio Taping® Method is a rehabilitative taping technique that is designed to facilitate the body’s natural healing process while providing support and stability to muscles and joints without restricting the body’s range...
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Text Neck

Did you ever wonder why your neck or upper back hurt so much lately?  It might just have to do with the technology you spend so much time with.The average human head weighs about 10-12 pounds. Your body can easily support it’s weight while in the normal nuetral...
Read More

Am I Getting Enough Vitamin D? The Importance of Vitamin D in Our Seattle Environment

With Spring and Summer right around the corner, it's important to address Vitamin D.  Having adequate levels of Vitamin D is critical to ensure prevention of many serious diseases.  Vitamin D’s use has been vastly under-emphasized by the medical community until...
Read More

Is It OK For Me To Adjust My Own Neck?

Many of us understand the relationship between neck and back pain and long work days hunched in front of a computer monitor. We all question what we can do to alleviate this pain. Some of us deal with the pain, while others turn to over the counter medications such as...
Read More

The Dangers of Farm Raised Fish and Aquaculture

Aquaculture fish farm production is growing at a faster rate than any other animal agriculture.  Farmed fish now account for approximately 50% of the fish eaten in the U.S.. While fish farming is intended to mediate supply and demand concerns, it has placed a further...
Read More

How to Identify and Treat Common Headaches

Over 45 million Americans suffer from chronic recurring headaches.  If you are one of the millions, have you identified what type of headache you regularly suffer from? What treatment strategies have you employed to manage your headaches?In this blog article I will...
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Dr. Kyle’s Chiro Q&A

Every week I will answer a question or series of questions about chiropractic.This weeks question comes from M.G.What type of education and training do chiropractors have?Doctors of chiropractic are trained as primary contact providers and are trained specifically to...
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5 Ergonomic Tips for the Office

Don't position your office chair too high - While it's important to ensure that your office chair is high enough to effectively work at your desk, most people tend to sit too high off of the ground.  A seat height between 16-21 inches off of the ground is a good rule...
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Prescription Drug Overdose Numbers Reach All-Time High

Opiate related drug addiction and dependency continues to rise and poses a significant threat to our citizens and to our healthcare system. Too often these pain killers are routinely prescribed to address chronic pain which precipitates the inevitable drug dependency...
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Dr. Kyle’s Chiro Q&A

Every week I will answer a question or series of questions about chiropractic.This weeks question comes from D.W.When should I use ice and when should I use heat?As a musculoskeletal specialist I am asked on a daily basis "should I use ice, or should I use heat?" ...
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Naturopathic Medicine

Old Friends And Chronic Inflammation

In recent years, chronic inflammatory problems, such as allergies and asthma, have been increasing in developed parts of the world. There are two working hypotheses that contribute to this phenomenon, one of which is the “hygiene hypothesis” that Nesse and Williams...
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What is Cupping?

 Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a therapist puts special cups on your skin for a few minutes to create suction. People get it for many purposes, including to help with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well-being,...
Read More

Anti-Inflammatory Pumpkin Spice Latte

Fall is around the corner and pumpkin spice lattes have made their way back into coffee shops. Here is a recipe that allows you to make your own healthier version of the pumpkin spice latte. This super charged pumpkin spice drink contains fresh turmeric and ginger,...
Read More

Tame Your Anxiety in 5 Minutes

We live in a fast-paced world where we are constantly bombarded with various stressors. Stress is often associated with anxiety, depressed mood, irritability and fatigue. Leaving our stressors behind to live on a tropical beach sounds amazing but is probably not...
Read More

Fish Oil as a Treatment for Depression

The British Journal of Psychiatry released an article in April titled “Efficacy of Omega-3 Highly Unsaturated Fatty Acids in the Treatment of Depression.”  The study sought to evaluate the efficacy of fish oil in the treatment of major depressive disorder. The...
Read More

Am I Getting Enough Vitamin D? The Importance of Vitamin D in Our Seattle Environment

With Spring and Summer right around the corner, it's important to address Vitamin D.  Having adequate levels of Vitamin D is critical to ensure prevention of many serious diseases.  Vitamin D’s use has been vastly under-emphasized by the medical community until...
Read More

The Dangers of Farm Raised Fish and Aquaculture

Aquaculture fish farm production is growing at a faster rate than any other animal agriculture.  Farmed fish now account for approximately 50% of the fish eaten in the U.S.. While fish farming is intended to mediate supply and demand concerns, it has placed a further...
Read More

All About Food Sensitivity Testing

How are food sensitivities different from food allergies?When you think of someone having an anaphylactic reaction to peanuts or shellfish, this is a food allergy. An anaphylactic response is an IgE mediated immune reaction. When an individual has an allergic reaction...
Read More

Shop Fresh and Local in Seattle

Wellness on the Weekends: Shop Fresh and Local Farmer’s markets are a simple, enjoyable way to integrate wellness into your week. There’s no downside to shopping at a farmer’s market over a grocery store. Structured as a physical retail space, farmer’s markets feature...
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5 Ergonomic Tips for the Office

Don't position your office chair too high - While it's important to ensure that your office chair is high enough to effectively work at your desk, most people tend to sit too high off of the ground.  A seat height between 16-21 inches off of the ground is a good rule...
Read More

Physical Therapy

Lower Extremity Foam Roll Tips

FOAM ROLLHere are a few tips to help with flexibility and muscle tightness in your legs.  Perform 3-5 minutes each area, 1 time per day after a 10-minute cardio warm up. Foam rolls come in a variety of density, start out with a softer surface and work your way up to a...
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What is Cupping?

 Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a therapist puts special cups on your skin for a few minutes to create suction. People get it for many purposes, including to help with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well-being,...
Read More

Strengthening the Shoulder and Rotator Cuff

Muscle Monday with Dr. MayrThis week’s muscle and injury prevention tip involves the supraspinatus.  The supraspinatus is one of the 4 muscles that make up the rotator cuff.  It is the most commonly injured of the 4 muscles and important to keep strong to prevent...
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Piriformis Stretches and Preventing Sciatica

Muscle Monday with Doctor MayrThe piriformis is a muscle deep in the buttock.  It lies beneath the larger, and more well known, gluteus maximus muscle.  When you peel back the gluteus maximus you reach the external rotators of the hip, largest of which is the...
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Dr. Kyle’s Chiro Q&A

Every week I will answer a question or series of questions about chiropractic.This weeks question comes from M.G.What type of education and training do chiropractors have?Doctors of chiropractic are trained as primary contact providers and are trained specifically to...
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Muscle Mondays with Dr. Mayr: Quads

This week’s muscle is the QuadricepsThe quadriceps muscle is actually a group of 4 muscles as the name “quad” suggests.  Three of the muscles originate at the top of the leg bone by the hip and joint into a common tendon connecting to our knee caps.  The fourth is the...
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5 Ergonomic Tips for the Office

Don't position your office chair too high - While it's important to ensure that your office chair is high enough to effectively work at your desk, most people tend to sit too high off of the ground.  A seat height between 16-21 inches off of the ground is a good rule...
Read More

Muscle Mondays with Dr. Mayr: Peroneals

This Mondays Muscles are the PeronealsThe peroneals also known as the fibularis muscle group are found on the outer side of you lower leg, foot and ankle.  They help to rotate your foot outward and are important muscles in balance.  If you suffer from chronic ankle...
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How To Avoid Sports Injuries On The Slopes

Avoid Injuries this New Year: Dr. Mayr’s tips for avoiding sports injuries on the slopes and at the gym in 2016With the beautiful winter sports weather in the Northwest this year, many of you will likely be heading up to the passes for some skiing, snowboarding, snow...
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Ideal Protein

The Dangers of Obesity

Obesity is now recognized as a disease by the American Medical Association.70% of adults in the United States are obese or overweight and 20% of adults in every state are obese according to a report issued by the Centers for Disease Control on Thursday, September 1,...
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Ideal Protein Was The #1 Weight Loss Diet of 2015

Ideal Protein Is #1 Most Popular Diet of 2015Comprehensive Weight Loss Method Tops Prestigious DietsinReview.com Ranking Gatineau, QC. (January 11, 2016) – Medically developed weight loss method Ideal Protein has ranked #1 on the “Most Popular Diets of 2015,” list by...
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Battling Metabolic Syndrome with Ideal Protein

Metabolic Syndrome, arguably the "epidemic of the century", is the name given to a general disorder characterized by four hallmark symptoms: Hyperglycemia (High Blood Sugar) An excess of glucose in the bloodstream Hyperlipidemia (Fat in the bloodstream) High Blood...
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50 Pounds Lighter: Mandi’s 6 Month Weight Loss Journey

Using the Ideal Protein weight loss method, Mandi (a patient at Graham Rehabilitation and Wellness) has lost 50 pounds in 6 months! Ideal Protein is a medically developed weight loss method that targets fat loss while supporting lean body mass.Over 20 years of...
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