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Genes vs. Lifestyle

By | October 17th, 2017|Categories: Nutrition|

We hear people talk about their medical conditions all the time and often say, “it’s genetic.” It’s common to feel destined for poor health because of family history. Diseases like diabetes, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s, and cancer all fall under this sad category of genetic ailments. It’s true that the genes we are given from our

Stop Hurting and Start Healing with Spinal Decompression!

By | September 12th, 2017|Categories: Pain Management|

Dr. Andrea Luise offers Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression, which is a conservative approach to disc restoration, maintenance, and support. This is an effective solution in dealing with disc conditions, sciatica, nerve impingement, and spinal stenosis. Millions of Americans who have suffered, or know someone suffering from back pain. There is a non-surgical, non-invasive solution! Back Pain

Summertime – Healthy Spine!

By | June 13th, 2017|Categories: Pain Management|

Summer activities are something we look forward to all year!  Road trips, paddle boarding, kayaking, tubing, boating, floating the rivers – all are so fun, but do present different stresses to the spine.  Each year, I see patients dealing with injuries from being out on the lake or after a long car trip.   It’s very

Sciatica and Piriformis Syndrom

By | April 20th, 2017|Categories: Pain Management|

Most people have heard of Sciatica and know someone who has it or has experienced it themselves!  Why is this such a common condition, an epidemic?  There are a few reasons for this.  Let's start with anatomy... The piriformis muscle is a smaller muscle that connects the lower part of the spine to the top

Clinical Massage Vs Spa Massage

By | March 29th, 2017|Categories: Massage Therapy|

When people think of massage, they often think of relaxing, pampering, light touch, and reducing stress. Those are all luxurious components of wellness massage and are beneficial! Most of our patients, however, are in our office for soft tissue issues that they're working though. Conditions such as Tendonitis, I-T Band Syndrome, Piriformis Syndrome, Cervicogenic (Tension)

Nutrition Basics

By | February 9th, 2017|Categories: Nutrition|

Nutrition can be extremely overwhelming, especially when you’re new to looking at food and what you’re putting in your body.  Let’s break it down.   Nutrients are divided into 2 categories: macronutrients and micronutrients.  Macronutrients are Carbohydrates, Proteins, and Fats.  Micronutrients are vitamins, minerals, and water.  Not all calories are created equal!  For example, 100 calories

Symptom Retracing

By | October 24th, 2016|Categories: Pain Management|

Often in my office, I will work with a patient who originally comes in for help with a specific issue, let’s say neck pain on the right side.  As we start working together, utilizing the therapies in our office, the patient begins to get better… but then, they notice that the left side of their

Looking for a Pattern to Your Pain

By | October 20th, 2016|Categories: Pain Management|

When many patients first come to my office, they are experiencing pain that is almost constant.  It might be at minimal or severe level but it is usually present.  As we start working on the spinal and muscular structures, the pain then lessens in intensity and in frequency.  That is the time that we can