Welcome to my blog. Here you will find information related to the types of injuries and conditions I help people with on a regular basis, as well as a few general health and wellness topics. Below, I have arranged topics I’ve written about by category. Browse through these topics and read the articles that may […]

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FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE   This will be the first of many articles that dives into the world of Functional Medicine (FM).  Most of my articles will be about concepts that demonstrates this approach to optimize health and well being. Today, I’ll start broad and discuss the practice of FM in general.  If you missed this post, I […]

Do you like the title?   Technically, they didn’t actually make me write this letter.  However, as part of the agreement I signed when I applied to be an in network provider 10+ years ago, it was in the fine print that I have to send out a notice if I ever terminate my contract […]

It’s been a little over a decade since I put up the sign that said “Blue Mountain Family Chiropractic” and opened for business.  The early days were slow, but necessary as I set out to slowly build a foundation and stumble through the business aspect of the practice, as well as mature both personally and […]


Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common diagnosis for people that complain of numbness, tingling, and/or pain in the hands and forearm region. Sometimes it is true carpal tunnel syndrome as described below), but often it is a combination of factors. If you have these symptoms, read on and let’s see if some of this applies […]

    Recently, a patient sent me a letter asking about care at our office. He said that he went to his family doctor and a spine specialist, and both said, “you just have to live with it”. I disagree as he hasn’t even tried specific spinal rehab for this problem. Since this is a […]

For many out there with low back pain and/or weakness, it is important to address core stability. This is the ability of the “core” of your body (low back, stomach, oblique, pelvic floor, diaphragm) to work as a unit to help increase the stability of the low back and surrounding areas. When attempting to improve […]