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How Exercise Leads to Sharper Thinking and a Healthier Brain

Last time I wrote to you, I mentioned that I was about to give a lecture on "How Exercise Improves Brain Function" through the release of the "miracle molecule"- Brain Derived Neurotropic Factor (or BDNF for short).

By the grace of God, the lecture went really well. The room was full, everyone was engaged, and there was great feedback afterwards. Thank you to all who came!

New Pain Relief Study: This Reduced Pain More Than Opioids

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Why Floridians May Have More Pain During Summer Months

It sure is hot outside, isn't it? After having had a pretty modest (by our standards) May and early June, the thermostat has certainly been turned up for the last month+.  This has caused many Floridians to respond the only way we know how- to stay inside as much as possible.  

Now, although this is a good strategy for feeling more comfortable on our skin, it can spell disaster for other parts of our body.  That is because staying...

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Independance Day Inspiration

Hey my friend! Happy Fourth of July!

I love America, don't you?

I love what America is, what it stands for and what it has done for countless millions of people throughout it's relatively short history.  I also love the story of America, because it one that is FULL of miracles.

Last year, after my wife and I got married in Lancaster, PA, we took a trip to Philadelphia to visit some our national...

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5 Tips From The “World’s Oldest Practicing Doctor”

When neurologist Dr. Howard Tucker, MD was born in 1922, the average life expectancy was 58 years for men and 61 years for women.  Fast forward to 2023, Dr. Tucker is now 100 years old, and he has been practicing medicine for 7 decades. 

Dr. Tucker was also recently recognized by The Guiness Book of World Records as "The Worlds' Oldest Practicing Doctor."  This has led to a fair amount of publicity and many people asking him "what is your secret??"...

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Reflections at the End of My 41st Year

Last Friday I completed my 41st trip around the sun.  As I celebrated this milestone, I was in California on our annual Father-Son vacation, reflecting on how great my life is.  

One reason it is so great is because I live every day of my life with gratitude knowing that if not for the grace of God, I wouldn't even be here.  As you may know, I...

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New Study Shows That Junk Food Rewires the Brain

Every day I work with people that want to eliminate their pain. 9 times out of 10, the person I'm working with has a multi layered problem that largely stems from a mechanical breakdown in the musculoskeletal system, as well as high levels of systemic inflammation. This inflammation is very often due to overeating inflammatory food.  

Although most people cheerfully make the commitment to work on the mechanical issues by hiring me, in 17 years of practice, I've seen...

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Pics and Videos From Our Spring Mission Trips

As you may have read in my newsletter, recently we had two EPIC mission trips. One to Ft. Lauderdale during Spring Break and one to Miami during Miami Pride. They were both amazing and God moved so powerfully. Here's a few pics and videos from the trips. I hope you enjoy them!

If you have any trouble viewing the videos or pictures, you can also see them here- https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fo/jn0cztt5nvfyb1y6e1t7a/h?dl=0&rlkey=tfoz3y9au8uboccgc0l5gunvp

12 Years Ago Last Week, I Became Legal

It was April 29th, 2011. I remember it like it was yesterday. That was the day I finally became...legal.  Let me explain.  

In March of 2010, while working my day job in a Physical Therapy clinic, I got a call from Crystal Romeo, the Fitness Director of The Meadows Country Club.  She and I had met a few months earlier about a Personal Training position she had available, but I had not heard from her since.