Train Around Pain

Dr. Alex is at it again. Many of our patients ask “should I stop working out?” Commonly, the response is “if it hurts don’t do it, but you can train around your pain while we are working on…” Check out Dr. Alex’s Train Around Pain Series! Week 1: This week we discuss some work arounds […]

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What do I do with this big Stability Ball?

Dr. Alex has been working hard to help show new ways to utilize your stability ball. Check out our youtube page to see all of our videos or check out videos below for each stability ball exercise. Part 1 Lats Part 2 QL and Obliques Part 3 Anterior Core Part 4 Core/Stir the Pot Part […]

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Elizabeth’s Food Sensitivity Test and Elimination Diet

I tested positive for being sensitive to 25 different foods. I expected a few of these, like yeast, cheese and cow’s milk.  I’ve noticed crashing and a mental fog after consuming different types of sugar (yeast), and bloating and discomfort after milk or cheese, but I was most surprised by the amount of “healthy” foods. […]

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Food Sensitivities and Dealing with Them!

Many of you may or may not know that we offer food sensitivity testing at our office. This blood test, check your body against 96 different foods and against 2 different inflammatory pathways. Once your results are in, a 12 week elimination plan is put together and your way to decreasing many symptoms is on […]

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Dry Needling

Dry needling is a therapy that uses an acupuncture/filament needle to pierce the body and cause a positive effect on the underlying muscles, tendon, nerves and ligaments. The needle can enter the muscle and yes penetrate to the bone. How deep the needle is inserted depends on what structures we are looking to treat. Many […]

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Keep it simple s……… for the core!

Here at KCNSJC, we like the “less is more” approach or the “K.I.S.S.” principle. The video demonstrates a great spine-sparing (a.k.a. safe for your low back) core exercise that can be performed anywhere. No gym equipment needed. Hence, the “keeping it simple” approach. For you geeks out there, this is an anti-extension exercise. It works […]

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Terminal Knee Extension

Check out Dr. Jordan’s video on treating knee pain with terminal knee extension and VMO exercises.

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We “Heart” Magnesium

Magnesium is one of the elements on the periodic table. Before nightmares from high school and college chemistry come back to haunt you, let’s skip ahead to why we love this mineral so much!   According to some really smart people who wrote some scientific text books, magnesium is essential in over 300 cellular reactions in […]

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Corrective Exercise: Fighting Injury Reoccurrence

I recently read a quote Kansas City Sports & Fitness by former Kansas City Chief Art Still, “Regular exercise may be the single most important lifestyle activity that will make people healthier.”1 As true as that statement is, those of us in pain my not be able to get the exercise needed to be healthy. […]

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The Pros & Cons of Organic Foods

Shopping and eating organic is one of the largest evolutions of our modern time. More organic food items are showing up in grocery stores every day and farmers markets are popping up in cities everywhere. What is the real deal when it comes to organic food? Let’s weigh some pros and cons on eating organic. […]

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