Category Archives: Athletics

The hidden dangers of concussion awareness


When a legitimate problem finally gets recognized for the problem it is, there is tendency in human nature to swing the pendulum waaaaaay over to the other side and overcompensate for previous ignorance.

How the NFL concussion lawsuit is going to legitimize upper cervical chiropractic care

Peyton Manning Neck Surgery

If you don’t follow sports, you might be missing one of the most important stories to develop in the intersection between sports and health. Over the past several years, multiple lawsuits have been filed against the National Football League on behalf of over 2,000 players who reports experiencing symptoms of concussion, or mild traumatic brain injury (TBI).

Fantasy football fans should lament Peyton Manning’s surgery, but heed its warnings

Peyton Manning Neck Surgery

Not to get all John Madden with my pen, but when I look at Peyton Manning’s posture from the front I see real evidence that the underlying cause of his problem hasn’t been taken care of. He has not exhausted natural options first.

Brooksie Way Half-Marathon raises money for Oakland County health and wellness programs

Brooksie Way Half-Marathon Rochester Michigan

The fourth Brooksie Way Half Marathon is set for Oct. 2 in Rochester Hills. The race begins on the campus of Oakland University and winds through the streets of Rochester and Rochester Hills and parts of the Clinton River Trail and Paint Creek Trail before returning to the OU campus. This year, the course will start and finish for the first time on the Meadow Brook Music Festival grounds.

Podcast review: A look back at our history


This website started in 2009, as a local natural health resource for central Iowa. Since that time, your host has moved to Oakland County, in Southeast Michigan, to practice upper cervical chiropractic near family. And the local focus of the site has changed a long with it. But we did some great interviews for our…

Cycling pain’s hidden cause and what to do about it…

Physical therapists and chiropractors recognize that the short leg is often caused by a muscular imbalance in the pelvis. Manipulation to the SI joints and release of certain low back and pelvic muscles help relieve the imbalance. Many cyclists are helped this way. The help is only temporary, however, in the presence of an upper cervical misalignment, the true primary cause of pelvic imbalance and the short functional leg.