Movement is MedicineApr 05, 2023
Discover the Surprising Benefits of Chiropractic & Manual Therapy During Pregnancy
Say Goodbye to Pregnancy Pains! Chiropractic Care's Got Your Back (Literally!)
Hey there, and welcome to another episode of the Movement is Medicine Show! This one's a special treat, especially for all you soon-to-be moms out there! 🤰We're hanging out with the amazing Dr. Tim, who knows a thing or two about making pregnancy WAY more comfy.
Ever heard that chiropractic care and pregnancy don't mix? Well, Dr. Tim is here to bust that myth wide open! 🚫 Not only is it safe to get adjusted while you're expecting, but it can also be a total game-changer when it comes to those pesky pregnancy aches and pains.
From the coolest pregnancy pillow that lets you lay face-down (yes, even with that baby bump!) to tackling those sore spots like the lower back and hips, Dr. Tim gives us the inside scoop on how to make pregnancy a whole lot more bearable. 🌟
Get ready to dive into how to zap that annoying back pain, loosen up those stiff neck muscles, and even tackle those swollen ankles. Whether you're in your first trimester or counting down the days, we've got tips to keep you moving and grooving through it all! 🕺
So if you've got ongoing muscle pain or just some random twinges and aches, don't miss this episode. 🎧 We're all about making sure you have the tools to keep moving and living your best life.
Don't let discomfort hold you back! Tune in, get some wisdom, and start feeling better today. 😎 #MovementIsMedicine #PregnancyComfort
Decoding Low Back Pain: Unmasking the Misconceptions about Sciatica and Its True Causes
Think your low back pain is sciatica? 🤔 Think again! Maybe, but probably not. Dive into this enlightening episode as our expert, Dr. Ashley demystifies common myths surrounding low back pain. 🚫 Discover the truth about sciatica symptoms, the pitfalls of self-diagnosis, and why many treatments miss the mark. 💡 Plus, hear a heartwarming success story from "Head to Toe" clinic. Whether you're a runner sidelined by pain or just curious about sciatica, this episode is packed with insights and solutions. 🏃♂️💨 Tune in and empower your health journey! 🎧 #SciaticaSolved
Beware the Backyard: Protect Your Low Back from Unexpected Dangers
Dr. Ashley dives deep into understanding the nuances of lower back health, especially when engaging in backyard activities.
Key Insights from the Episode:
Effective Tools for Relief: Discover the benefits of tools like a lacrosse ball or foam roller. They can help improve lower back mobility and provide much-needed relief from discomfort.
Break Repetitive Patterns: Prolonged, repetitive activities can be a silent culprit for back pain. Learn the importance of intermittently integrating stretches or small movements to mitigate risks.
Benefits of Cross-Functional Training: Engaging in varied movements not only enhances overall flexibility and strength but also minimizes strain on the lower back.
Hidden Dangers in Common Tasks: Even activities we deem harmless like gardening or cleaning can strain our back. Contrary to popular belief, being fit doesn't always shield us from the effects of these activities.
Ergonomics and Self-Care: Proper posture and ergonomics, especially during activities involving bending or lifting, can play a pivotal role in protecting our lower back.
Remember, the way we move and care for our bodies has a direct impact on our well-being. By adopting the strategies discussed in this episode, you can foster better back health and significantly reduce the risk of injuries.
Supercharging Your Chiropractic Treatment: The Athletic Trainer's Magic Touch
Jump into our latest podcast episode where we chat all about the awesome combo of chiropractic sports docs and athletic trainers. We spill the beans on how these health pros work together like a dream team to help you feel even better!
Curious about how this could switch up your own path to feeling great and avoiding injuries? Then don't miss this episode! Tune in, get comfy, and get ready for some fun surprises!
What's in an Athletic Trainer's Toolkit? Here's how our AT's can help you heal.
Ever wondered what magic lies within an Athletic Trainer's toolkit? Join us on this special episode as we unwrap the abilities of our Athletic Trainers. Our Athletic Trainers, or ATs, are not just movement experts; they're your secret weapon to overcoming injuries and recover faster.
We'll take you on a journey, exploring how ATs help you heal, from spotting the little signs of trouble to guiding you on the road to recovery.
From cool techniques to secret strategies, you'll get a peek into the world of Athletic Trainers. By the end, you'll realize why an AT might just be the best friend your body ever had! So tune in, and let's dive into the treasure chest of Athletic Training!
Learning to Move Again: The Challenges of Post-Surgery Rehab with Dr. Annie
On this episode of Movement is Medicine Show, Barry is joined by Dr. Annie to discuss the importance of continuing the healing process and not giving up early. They delve into the complexities of rehab and recovery after an injury or surgery, and how important it is to repattern and resync the body. They also discuss the consequences of inactivity and provide tips on how to not fall into the slippery slope of inactivity. Additionally, Dr. Annie shares her personal insights into ACL rehab journey and provides insight to others who are going through a similar experience. Overall, the episode emphasizes the importance of seeking help, doing the work, and being patient with the healing process.
Reclaiming Your Groove: The Journey from Chronic Pain to Fluid Movement
Get ready for a whirlwind ride on this episode of the Movement is Medicine Show! 🎢 We dive headfirst into the world of physical activity, exploring its power to make us feel invincible, yet acknowledging its potential to lead us down a path of chronic pain and limited mobility. 🏃♀️💪
Ever wondered how your lifestyle or work habits could be sneakily crafting a blueprint of poor movement? We delve into this mystery, revealing how sedentary habits and repetitive tasks can tie our bodies into knots of aches, pains, and restrictions. 🛋️🔗
Joining us on this journey is Dr. Ashley, who sheds light on the art of rehabilitation and the magic of personalized treatment plans. Discover how they're helping people unwrap their gift of movement, tweaking their movement melodies with the help of therapies like manual therapy, tailored exercises, and the power of knowledge. 🎁🎶
Get ready to rewind to our roots as we touch upon how our ancestors were built to move, and how the luxury of modern comforts like plush chairs have nudged us into a dance of decreased and improper movements. 🪑💃
So, buckle up and tune in to explore, learn and reclaim the joy of movement with us! 🎧🎉
The Recovery Journey: From Repair to Rebuild After an Injury
Welcome to another thrilling episode of the Movement is Medicine Show, where today we'll be diving into the world of healing odysseys and unraveling the mysteries of pain! 🌟
Join our hosts as they chat with a special guest who's conquered the battlefield of injury and emerged victorious. They'll explore the nitty-gritty of pain, mindset, and the winding road to recovery. 🏆
Get ready to be inspired as our guest reveals the secret sauce of personalized programs that turn pain into power! 💪 And of course, our hosts cheer him on for his continued healing journey and invite him to share even more golden nuggets on bouncing back to full strength. 💯
Together, they'll uncover the hidden connections between pain, fear, and avoidance, and reveal how movement is the ultimate healer. 💃 Plus, learn about the weapons our guest used to combat pain, including Ibuprofen, Tylenol, and the futuristic power of laser therapy! 🔮
So, buckle up for a wild ride through the stages of healing, and find out why sometimes, taking it easy is the only remedy for injuries like a stubborn rib issue. 🛌
Let's get moving and healing, folks! 🌈
Unlock Your Athletic Potential: Nutrition, Recovery & Secrets for Peak Performance
On this episode of the Movement is Medicine Show, we explore the topic of peak performance for athletes who have an upcoming competition. Our guest speaker, Dr. Tim shares his experience and knowledge of optimizing performance so you can perform your best.
Recovery is essential and should not be neglected, using a combination of lacrosse ball stretching and other methods can be great. We also delve into the topic of sleep hygiene, hydration, and the benefits of sunlight exposure. Finally, we share a free resource, Dr. Tim's Functional Fitness Workshop, that offers easy-to-follow guides for working out, warm-up, and cooldown. Applying just 50% of the knowledge discussed in the podcast could lead to better competition results.
So tune in and learn how to best fuel your body to reach your peak performance!
Taming the Stress Beast: Conquering 3 Types of Stress, Including Toxic Stress
Welcome to another exciting episode of the Movement is Medicine podcast! This week, we're diving into the complex world of stress and teaching you how to handle it like a pro. 🌊
In this episode, we discuss:
1️⃣ The 3 types of stress: Good, chronic, and toxic stress 🐲 2️⃣ How each stress type affects our bodies and minds differently 🧠 3️⃣ Practical, hands-on strategies for managing stress and fostering resilience 💪 4️⃣ The importance of movement and exercise in combating stress 🏃♀️
Get ready to learn how to slay the stress beast and discover the power of movement in your life! 🛡️⚔️
Don't miss out on this game-changing episode. Tune in now and join us on our mission to transform stress into strength! 💥
#MovementIsMedicine #StressBeast #TamingStress #ToxicStress #PodcastEpisode
Cracking the Code of Nerve Pain: Expert Strategies for Effective Treatment
In this episode of the Movement as Medicine show, Dr. Ashley discusses nerve pain and shares some unique ways to treat it. She starts by defining nerve pain and explains how she approaches it by examining the relationship between the nervous and musculoskeletal systems. Dr. Ashley differentiates nerve pain from other types of pain and highlights the importance of diagnostic tests in pinpointing the source of the pain. She also talks about clinical neurodynamics, a treatment methodology she specializes in, and how it can help patients with nerve pain. This podcast episode is a must-listen for anyone dealing with nerve pain or looking to learn more about it. Dr. Ashley's expertise and insights can help listeners better understand their condition and find ways to manage their pain effectively.
How to heal from a major injury with Dr. Annie Armstrong
If you've been struggling with a knee injury or other significant injury, Dr. Annie is here to share her experience recovering my a severe skiing accident this year. Join us on the show to hear all about what happened, how she's recovering from surgery, and the cutting edge therapies she's using to speed up her healing - including PRP, stem cell therapy, IV nutrient therapy and more!
Fitness for a Healthier and Happier You: Tips and Strategies to Get Fit and Stay Healthy with special guests from Industrious
On this episode of the Movement is Medicine show, “Fitness for a Healthier and Happier You: Tips and Strategies to Get Fit and Stay Fit”, we provide helpful advice and strategies to help you reach your fitness goals and live a healthier and happier life. You’ll get inspiring and motivating tips for staying motivated, setting realistic goals, and making lifestyle changes to help you achieve long-term success.
We welcome our special guests Stephen Hitt and Jeremy Donner from Industrious gym to share their expert insights on using fitness to build your best life. If you have health or fitness goals this year, this is the episode for you.
Top 3 Tips for Running Safely for Years with Dr. Annie
As you may or may not know, Dr. Annie (founder of Head 2 Toe) is a huge running advocate for physical health, mental well-being, and overall wellness. But running can get a bad rap as being hard on the body and potentially damaging long term. On this episode we explore Dr. Annie's top 3 tips to keep you running safely for years and years to come. Tune in for another insight packed episode of the Movement is Medicine Show.
Heal Tendonitis and Build Muscle Using Blood Flow Restriction Therapy
Join on on the Movement is Medicine show with Dr. Lee. We will discuss the latest developments and research in an exciting new therapy we're using at Head 2 Toe. We'll explore how it works, who it's suitable for, and its potential benefits. Dr. Lee will go into detail about his experience and findings using this innovative new therapy. Tune in to hear all about Blood Flow Restriction Therapy!
How to Stay Injury Free & Have a Great Winter Sport Season with Dr. James
Join Dr. James, our avid winter sports fanatic as he shares his 3-part framework to stay health and have a great winter sports season. If you ski, snowboard, or love getting out to enjoy the winter wonderland, then this is the episode for you!
The Best Way to Empower Your Health is by Building a Healthcare Team with Dr. Angila Jaeggli
We believe that the best way to empower your health is by building a healthcare team. This includes finding different types of providers who can help you feel your best. You're in charge of your health, so find the right providers and build a team that works for you!
Join Dr. Lee, guest Dr. Angila Jaeggli, and your host Barry Napier on the latest episode of the Movement is Medicine show.
How your mindset can help or hurt your healing
Do you want to heal faster?
Tune into the Movement is Medicine podcast to learn how your mindset can help or hurt your healing. We talk with Dr. Lee about how you can optimize your health and well-being. You’ll be surprised at how much of an impact your mindset has on your ability to heal!
Start listening today and see how you can change the course of your healing journey. It’s time to get you feeling better!
Listen now on our website or download on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you enjoy your podcasts.
Celebrating 17 Years in Business, 1 Year at the New Clinic, and Almost 10,000 Patients Treated
During our annual patient celebration week, we catch up with Dr. Annie to talk about the long, fun, and wonderful journey she's had building Head 2 Toe over the last 17 years. You'll hear about her first clinic where she was a solo practitioner, to how she built our current elite team of the incredible sports doctors and athletic trainers. It's a fun filled conversation with the founder of Head 2 Toe Dr. Annie Armstrong.
Dr. Ashley's Top 3 Lifestyle Tips to Stay Happy, Healthy, and Moving Pain Free
Join us on the Movement is Medicine show to get caught up with Dr. Ashley. She sat down with us back in August to share her top 3 tips for living your best life.
The 3 Phases of Healing: A Holistic Approach to Healing the Body
Over the last 20 years we've systematically observed how people respond to the variety of treatments we use to help them heal. Over time, we've built a three phase system that works exceptionally well at providing both immediate relief and long-term healing. In this episode, we break down the three phases of healing: what are they, how they apply to most patients, and why we believe so deeply in this approach. Plus, we're joined on this episode with our amazing athletic trainer Leah for her first visit on the show. Tune in, subscribe, and follow along everywhere you listen to podcasts.
How to Keep Your High School & College Athletes Injury Free with Dr. James
Dr. James drops by the studio to share tips and tricks to keeping younger athletes injury free. Dr. James was a high school athlete himself, dealing with injuries, when he visited his first chiropractor. The incredible experience he had with chiropractic during high school put him on the path to become the doctor he is today.
Dr. Lee is Almost Back! Appointments Open Now Starting September 19th
On the newest episode of the show we get caught up with Dr. Lee! Good news...he is on the mend and will be returning to the clinic starting September 19th. You can book now online or call the office.
The Secret to Unlocking Your Genetic Potential with Dr. Yael Joffe PhD RD FACN
Join Dr. Annie and Dr. Yael in a fascinating conversation around how the right kind of genetic testing can transform your health. Dr. Yael is the founder of 3X4 Genetics - a cutting edge genetic testing platform. Tune into the latest episode and get ready to unlock your genetic potential.
Becoming a New Dad with Dr. Tim
Welcome back Dr. Tim! On the latest episode we catch up with Dr. Tim and explore being a new dad! We explore how becoming a new parent changes everything including your perspective on life. It's a great episode filled with laughs, wisdom, and great conversations. Tune in and subscribe so you don't miss an episode.
Healing from a Major Injury with Dr. Lee
Join Dr. Lee on this special episode of the Movement is Medicine show to hear how he hurt his shoulder and how his healing journey is progressing. This is a great episode for anyone going through a healing process as we cover keeping a positive mindset, finding ways to stay busy, and how to use obstacles to improve your life.
Inflammation: Your Best Friend and Worst Enemy
Inflammation is the body's natural immune response to injury, infection, or other foreign substances. When the immune system detects something that’s out of place in your body, it creates antibodies to help protect you against any harmful invaders. However, when the immune system overreacts and starts attacking healthy tissues instead of foreign cells, this is referred to as inflammation. If left unchecked, inflammation can lead to serious health conditions like heart disease, arthritis, cancer and more. Thankfully, there are a few ways you can help keep inflammation at bay...
Tune in and learn how inflammation is both friend and foe, plus what you can do about it.
How to Fix Chronic Ear Congestion
Ear congestion can be a pain. It can cause hearing loss, dizziness, and terrible headaches. Whether you're experiencing it for the first time or are afflicted with chronic ear congestion, it can be very frustrating and painful.
It's always helps to know what you're up against, but that can be tricky with ear congestion. There are many different causes of ear congestion and in order to fix your condition, you need to know the best place to start.
Join us for the latest episode of the Movement is Medicine Show with our amazing guest Dr. Becky Hoppins, along with Dr. Annie and Dr. Lee to show you how to alleviate chronic ear congestion through simple yet effective methods.
Stretching: Are you doing it wrong?
Stretching is good right? Maybe but maybe not! Chances are how you're stretching is doing more harm than good. Join the team at Head 2 Toe to learn exactly when and when not to stretch.
Headaches No More! Everything you need to know about how to rid yourself of headaches
Headaches are the worst! Especially if you suffer from chronic headaches and have trouble figuring out how to keep them from coming back. On this episode, join Dr. Lee and guest expert Dr. Angila Jaeggli ND for a deep dive into headaches and everything you can do to fix the issue going forward.
Sciatica: What is it, why does it happen, what not to do, and how we fix it
Sciatica might be one of the most mis-diagnosed issues out there. There's lots of different issues that show up looking like sciatica. This is why we got together with the team to discuss what sciatica really is, what can make it worse, and our unique approach to fixing the issue permanently.
Meet Flex - The Dynamo Behind Lynnwood Anytime Fitness & Nutrition Expert
We're pumped to welcome Flex Velasco to the show. Flex owns the Lynnwood Anytime Fitness next to our clinic. He's an incredible leader, business owner, and extremely passionate about all things health related. On this episode, we get to know Flex, learn more about his story, and discover some interesting insights into fitness and nutrition.
The 6 Pillars of Health: A Framework to Achieving Your 2022 Health Goals
Welcome friends to 2022! We're excited to kick off the new year with an episode that covers the 6 essential pillars of health. This simple, yet profound framework will help you focus and take action towards your goals.
How to Avoid Holiday Burnout (hint: focus on the fundamentals)
The Holidays are here! And it seems like they popped up early this year. But never fear, if you're dreading the Holidays or embracing them, this episode of the show is for you. It covers the fundamentals that will stop burnout and make your holidays the best they can be.
Meet Dr. James - The latest and greatest addition to the team
Tune in and spend a few minutes getting to know our newest doctor - James is an incredible doctor and brings a high level of passion, energy, and enthusiasm to the team. You're going to love getting to know him.
New Clinic October 18th: Here's What You Need to Know
Join the Head 2 Toe team in discussing the new clinic, what you'll love about it, and the logistics of the upcoming move.
Big News: Head 2 Toe is Moving to a New Location October 2021
Tune in for the big announcement and hear about the cool new clinic space that will be the future home of Head 2 Toe.
Repair. Restore. Rebuild. Three phases of care to help you heal.
Whether you are recovering from an injury or surgery, having help moving again is essential. Manual therapy & chiropractic can get even better when you combine them with corrective exercise for a complete healing process. The team of Movement is Medicine will teach this three-phase model to make your recovery speedy and smooth as ever!
Aging & Injury: Why it happens & What you can do about it
As we age, injuries tend to increase. On this episode of the show the team discusses why this happens and what you can do to prevent injuries as you get older.
What's For Lunch?! Here's how you can make lunch the best meal of the day
Join the team to learn how everyone makes lunch healthy and delicious. If you ever wonder how can I make lunch easy, delicious, and fit into a busy lifestyle, then this is the episode for you.
You'll hear favorite places in edmonds for to-go lunch, home meal prep ideas, and the only lunch food you'll ever need again.
Hey Parents! Kids getting back into sports? Listen to this first.
With schools reopening & sports returning, it can be a rough transition for kids and parents...
Especially for teenagers who haven't been moving as much or exercising as often.
In this episode for parents, the team discusses exactly what you need to do and avoid doing so your child doesn't get injured.
What You Need to Know About Laser Therapy for Pain Relief & Accelerated Healing
Welcome to the Movement is Medicine Show! Today we explore the use of laser therapy for pain relief & accelerated healing.
The benefits from laser can sound a bit like sci-fi but this high tech treatment is legit! Join the clinicians from Head 2 Toe and learn from Dr. Lee how laser therapy can benefit you.
How to Rebuild Your Fitness without Getting Hurt: A guide to returning to the gym
Now that gyms are reopen it's time to rebuild your health and fitness habits. But when getting back into the workout routine, it's easy to overdo it and injury yourself.
Join the team at Head 2 Toe for a discussion and guide on how you can get back into action without getting hurt.
The Tips & Tricks For Setting Goals (and Achieving Them) in 2021
Everyone knows how important it is to set goals, especially when kicking off a New Year...
But most people end up either never getting started on achieving their goals or abandoning them after a few weeks.
Join the Head 2 Toe Team on the Movement is Medicine Show to learn about how you can set goals and stick to them this year.
You'll get personal and professional insights into how you can make 2021 a big win year.
Find Your Purpose, Passion, & Power with Cody Looney from CrossFit Advantage
Welcome Cody Looney to the Movement is Medicine show! On this fun filled and energetic episode, Cody shares how he found his purpose, power, and unlocked his passion to help others through fitness.
Cody is the owner and founder of CrossFit Advantage, one of the area's best CrossFit gyms.
On the show, Barry and Dr. Tim go deep on how Cody got started in fitness, how he fell in love with CrossFit, and his journey towards finding his deepest life purpose.
It's a show filled with insights, ideas, and stories on how you can find your way in the world.
Meet Reign Fitness: Custom Programming in a Safe, Individualized Gym Setting
On this episode of the show, we hang out with James & Willie, co-owners/founders of Reign Fitness.
Reign has a unique approach to helping people achieve their fitness goals by using a personal training meets private gym hybrid.
Join the team to discover how there unique approach is generating a ton of positive results and die hard fans.
How to Get Your Mindset Right with Success Coach Janice Hughes
On this episode we have special guest, Janice Hughes, a success mindset coach who helps leaders and individuals level up in life.
Janice joins the team to share her insights into using powerful questions to reframe problems and find solutions to our biggest challenges.
You'll find her humor, wisdom, and positivity uplifting and inspiring.
To follow more of her work, you can find her here:
Why You Should Think About Eating Your Water vs Drinking It: Exploring the Science of Quench
We all know that hydration is critical to look and feel our best...but why do some people stay hydrated even though they don't drink water all day long?
Welcome to the Movement is Medicine show, on this episode the team explores the life-changing effect from using the Quench approach to staying hydrated.
You'll learn exactly what the Quench is, how it works, and how it can benefit you.
How One Workout Can Destroy Your Low Back (and How We Can Fix It)
Join Dr. Tim and Dr. Lee as they talk real time with our favorite podcast host about how a single workout destroyed his low back.
On this episode, you'll learn:
- why the low back can go from fine to injured overnight
- the common triggers for low back pain
- how to approach self-care in the first 24-48 hours
- when you should get professional help
- the three different approaches Dr. Tim & Dr. Lee would use to treat Barry's low back
- and more...
Head 2 Toe Origin Story with Dr. Annie
Tune in for a fun conversation with Dr. Annie around the origin story of the clinic.
How did Dr. Annie get the inspiration/idea for the clinic, where did the name come from, how did she build such a great team, and more!