All Posts in Category: Interviews

“A Healthy Dose of Controversy” Show. Hosts Zaed Hindi & Leslie Contreras. Put Dr. Tony in the hot seat.

Dr. Tony is in the hot seat today on “The healthy dose of Controversy Show” with Zaed Hindi and Leslie Contreras We discuss all things chiropractic including the philosophy and practice of this “quackery,” alternative form of healthcare over the last hundred years to the present; And clarify how it relates to your health.

Watch the full episode on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/zaZ3DNXofjI

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Highlights:

(2:00) What evidence links chiropractic to a person’s health.

(5:20) How chiropractic (communicated this way) help’s a patient, long-term.

(7:30) Chiropractic’s ethical boundaries; what we fix, and don’t fix.

(11:30) #1 job as a chiropractor.

(12:50) The death rate of medical doctor’s drug treatments.

(15:30) If chiros are really doctors, how are they different than medical doctors?

(18:50) Is the adjustment (ninja neck snap) safe?

(23:30) How can chiropractors improve their reputation as healthcare practitioners.

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Helping Patients w/ Neck Pain & Headaches. Why Rick’s Method is Better than your Doctor’s Diagnosis. Crooked Spine Show

This Physical Therapist with over 25 years of experience. Rick Olderman helps us understand how to look at the whole person and their lifestyle when helping them with neck pain and headaches.

Connect with Rich Olderman—

https://rickolderman.com/

https://www.facebook.com/FixingYouMethod

https://instagram.com/fixingyouclinic?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=

Checkout his downloadable home exercise videos–

https://go.rickolderman.com

Rick’s podcast, “Talk About Pain,” is also a good resource:

https://podcasts.apple.com/fi/podcast/talk-about-pain/id1593262436

Purchase the Fixing You® Method At Home Course (https://go.rickolderman.com), listeners can also use the code FIXINGYOU to get 20% off

Watch the full episode on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/0TC2MdVpJLk

Subscribe, Listen to this episode on iTunes:

https://apple.co/2M0zBCs

See our other podcast videos:

http://bit.ly/2AKgyYA

TOPICS TODAY:

-is there a common pattern to the cause.

-why Rick starts with muscle/posture imbalances.

-where most practitioners first look; why its a mistake.

-what is the systems solutions approach.

-what patients are helped with this approach; and specific tests to confirm the problem.

-Rick’s Fixing You Method. Why it works.

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Is Your Home Making You Sick? 6 Steps to a Proper Evaluation. Expert Mark, The Mold Guy explains. Crooked Spine Show

Mark Levy is the founder of The Mold Guy in 2005. He has the experience and knowledge in performing comprehensive mold inspections specifically for hyper-sensitive individuals with complex health issues like Biotoxin illness, Lyme, CFS/ME (Chronic Fatigue) and Autoimmune Issues. This is why every team member who inspects a home is a Certified Mold Inspector & Certified Microbial Investigator.Mark and his team have a passion to help professionals in his industry; and the families they serve to live in a mold-free, healthy home.

Learn more at The Mold Guy at: https://themoldguyinc.com/

Lake Forest, CA

https://www.facebook.com/themoldguyinc

https://www.instagram.com/themoldguy/

And feel free to talk to his team with any questions:

888-351-9565

Watch the full episode on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/qYQla68El_E

Subscribe, Listen to this episode on iTunes:

https://apple.co/2M0zBCs

See our other podcast videos:

http://bit.ly/2AKgyYA

Highlights:

(4:20) Where Mark found the passion for this specialty service.

(9:10) What Mark looks for (that your doctor might miss).

(10:45) How The Mold Guy teams members start -the home’s history.

(16:30) Why the crawl spaces, inner walls, attic, etc. impact your health.

(23:40) This 6-step process in client consultation. And how it can to help your health practitioner help your health recovery.

(34:40) The Report: the work plan to help your remediation company clean your home PROPERLY.

(39:00) How this inspection report improves your health.

(44:20) Mark’s takeaway: setting a standard to evaluate, then clean your home to improve your health.

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Controlling Your Health? Experts Brian & Jill, Founders of New Self, Explain How. Crooked Spine Show

Brian and Jill, founders of New Self, are here as our guests to debate this topic. The medical approach commonly will proclaim your health is dominated by your Genetics (what health conditions, body type, etc. are passed down from our parents); this means you are largely NOT in control of your health. There is long-term evidence that rebuttals this is the study of Epigenetics. Brian and Jill have over 40 years of experience in the health care arena. They have both experienced set backs in their personal health that was helped through a functional medicine approach. Now as functional health wellness consultants they want to help people take control of their own health. Jill and Brian will breakdown Epigenetics to help you understand how to control your ability to stay healthy through your lifestyle, and more.

Connect with New Self—

https://www.new-self.com/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/newselffunctionalhealthconsultants/

https://www.instagram.com/new.self.llc/

https://www.tiktok.com/@new.self.llc?lang=en

Watch the full episode on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/O70xGUB7hXE

Subscribe, Listen to this episode on iTunes:

https://apple.co/2M0zBCs

See our other podcast videos:

http://bit.ly/2AKgyYA

Highlights:

(4:30) Brian’s cancer survivor story; why he chose this profession.

(6:30) The medical paradigm is like a triangle.

(7:00) Jill: how she was an advocate for herself &  her dad; her reason to become a functional medicine clinician.

(9:00) Understanding your Epigenetics & Environment to control health.

(17:00) The 4 Pillars to improve your gene expression, to be healthy.

(19:00) Initial patient evaluation for…inflammation, toxins, etc. to know your stressors.

(22:00) How mindset effects your recovery – where coaching helps you.

(26:00) Nutrition pillar and the labs to heal your gut.

(32:40) Sleep (pillar 2) evaluation and how to improve; blue light effects.

(38:00) Motion/exercise (pillar 3) daily routine; building one with help.

(43:00) Stress: the 4th pillar. Affected by changing the first 3 pillars. And time management.

(48:45) Seeing client’s hard work pay off by the 4 pillars shifting.

(51:20) Brian & Jill’s takeaway: helping client’s find a different way to be their best, for life.

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How This Massage Therapist that Helps you in this Post-Pandemic World. Monique Johnson, Total Body Bliss. Crooked Spine Spine

Through the pandemic most massage centers were shut down. Massage therapist who had a passion to help people during this time were able to adapt and (when it was safe) find ways to practice their craft. Monique Johnson was one of those people. I am fascinated by Monique’s story of resilience, and now success, in growing her personal massage spa, Total Body Bliss. As an expert in her art, I want to help us understand the different massage techniques and other services Monique uses to help her clients feel healthy. And then why Monique’s clients continue to use her services to stay healthy.

Checkout Monique’s Total Body Bliss knowledge, services and book an appointment—

https://totalbody-bliss.square.site/?fs=e&s=cl

https://www.facebook.com/20TotalBodyBliss20/

https://instagram.com/total_body_bliss_california?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=

Watch the full episode on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/CgRlgl88Xic

Subscribe, Listen to this episode on iTunes:

https://apple.co/2M0zBCs

See our other podcast videos:

http://bit.ly/2AKgyYA

Highlights:

(3:20) How Monique built her experience over the last 18+ years; and grew her clientele during Covid.

(6:50) The benefit of having her massage center at her home property.

(9:40) Monique’s self care helps take care of you, long-term.

(12:30) Monique explains how she customizes her many treatments based on your needs.

(15:40) Problems clients are coming in with now; how Monique is helping them.

(20:10) Help when chronic pain causes mental stress, anxiety.

(23:50) Starting Your self care routine in 2023 -Moniques’s recommendations.

(26:00) Why Dr. Tony thinks you should make Monique part of your self care team.

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Suzan Jackson is my Expert who Helps People Living with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Long-term Illness Symptoms

New Crooked Spine Show episode

If you know someone that has a chronic illness (like long-term COVID effects), finding help is frustrating and usually disappointing. Suzan Jackson is my new advocate to help these people. She has suffered from ME (Myalgic encephalomyelitis) CFS (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) for 20 years now and Lyme disease for about 15 years. She has learned to live a “new normal”. Suzan has helped guide people and their families in finding help for chronic illness by sharing her story on her blog and videos.

Connect with Suzan—

https://www.suzanjackson.com

https://www.livewithcfs.blogspot.com

https://www.facebook.com/livewithmecfs

https://twitter.com/livewithmecfs

https://www.youtube.com/c/SueJacksonDE/videos

Watch the full episode on YouTube:

Subscribe, Listen to this episode on iTunes:

https://apple.co/2M0zBCs

See our other podcast videos:

http://bit.ly/2AKgyYA

Highlights:

(6:00) Sue’s illness story; what she learned to help herself, to help you.

(12:30) Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CF) is Sue’s diagnosis. Finding out became her double-edge sword. Why she (and others) are more prone for this condition-like her sons.

(20:30) CF throws off your blood pressure, heart rate and sleep; how medications help.

(26:20) One of the causes of CF is Lime Disease (transmitted via ticks); how it is best diagnosed/treated; why it is missed; long term effects.

(30:30) How Sue gets through her day. I’m surprised what she adds in and eliminates.

(38:15) Sue’s avoids the severe fatigue with CF by mindset and naps.

(40:30) Family/friends support can help or hurt.

(41:20) Exercise: how much help/hurts? Using beta blockers.

(45:50) Sues educational platforms helps you understand the sources of CF (long Covid, SARS, mono, etc.)

(49:30) Sue’s book, “Finding a New Normal” helps emotional coping for long-term health conditions.

(54:30) My takeaway: Sue gives us how to see medical and emotional support to live a “new normal” quality of life.

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Fix Chronic Pain by Rick Olderman’s “The Fixing You” Method. Crooked Spine Show

My guest today is well known Orthopedic Physical Therapist Rick Olderman. With over 25 years of experience, he has learned how to resolve pain in almost any joint or muscle in the body. And most importantly he can teach it to his patients, peers and the community. He is a published author of Fixing You, book series (link on Amazon below). Along with his talks and podcast is looking to show people how to live completely pain-free without the need for medication.

Connect with Rich Olderman—

https://rickolderman.com/

https://www.facebook.com/FixingYouMethod

https://instagram.com/fixingyouclinic?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=

Checkout his downloadable home exercise videos–

https://go.rickolderman.com/

And checkout his Fixing You books series—

https://www.amazon.com/s?k=rick+olderman+books (use code FIXINGYOU at checkout, they can get 20% off their purchase).

Watch the full episode on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/rD7qJETD_ck

Subscribe, Listen to this episode on iTunes:

https://apple.co/2M0zBCs

See our other podcast videos:

http://bit.ly/2AKgyYA

 

Todays show topics–

(3:40) Rick’s background; why he created his unique assessment and treatment methods.

(6:00) Try Rick’s assessment to find and fix your back pain; standing and lying down.

(14:00) Importance of keeping your body fixed by having good habits.

(18:10) Fixing compensation patterns for chronic sciatica and back pain; Changing your withdrawl reflex.

(24:40) Why chronic pain is NOT a disease; changing one’s mindset to give hope.

(29:50) Why pain is a healthy signal from your body.

(35:50) Rick’s books are titled, “Fixing You.” Why? And how these books can help you.

(41:50) The fixing you method gets repeatable results fixing chronic pain. Taught and used by other clinicians.

(49:00) Rick has proven to me his passion to help people get well.

 

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Fix Your Training and Eating to See Results for a Lifetime. Guest Mollie Ferguson, RD explains. Crooked Spine Show

When you want to get healthy, where do you start? There are so many physical fitness programs and diet out there it’s overwhelming. Then your friends have their ideas too. Mollie Ferguson is a registered dietician and functional medicine clinician. She helps clients improve their physical health and adjust their nutritional intake for better results. Mollie also uses genetic and other lab testing to understand your unique strength and weakness when training and eating.

Connect with Mollie by connecting at–

https://www.functionalwellnessrd.com/services

mollie@functionalwellnessrd.com

https://www.instagram.com/functionalwellnessrd/

Watch the full episode on YouTube:

Subscribe, Listen to this episode on iTunes:

https://apple.co/2M0zBCs

See our other podcast videos:

http://bit.ly/2AKgyYA

TOPICS TODAY–

Your exercise steps.

Eating a balanced plate.

Mindset of grace; small steps when creating a lifetime routine.

Reverse dieting.

Importance of fiber, hydration, sleep, your proteins, the right oils.

Genetic testing: how to get it done to find out way to improve your food absorption and best ways to exercise.

And more.

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Diabetes Type 2: Lifestyle Changes for Recovery & Prevention. Guest & Expert Layne Vanlieshout explains. Crooked Spine Show

Did your doctor tell you having Type 2 Diabetes (or being pre-diabetic) is forever? Liars! Expert Layne Vanlieshout can empathize with your anxiety, and how she (and you) can cover naturally. In this interview Layne breaks down what to eat and when to eat them. She links specific carbohydrates can help or hurt your recovery. Also, how your lifestyle (especially sleep and stress) effects your blood sugar; including our mindset toward food. Learn this and more with Layne today’s interview, and her daily tips on your Instagram and TikTok.

Free Guide to Balancing your Blood Sugar on her Website: https://www.lvwellnessconsulting.com

IG: https://www.instagram.com/layne_vanlieshout/

TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@layne_vanlieshout

Watch the full episode on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/ijzPCtbiXlo

Subscribe, Listen to this episode on iTunes:

https://apple.co/2M0zBCs

See our other podcast videos:

http://bit.ly/2AKgyYA

The big topics today—-

-The importance of blood sugar stabilization

-Signs of imbalanced blood sugar

-Insulin resistance as an early marker of impending diabetes

-What labs tells us

-Hacks to stabilize your blood sugar, and more.

 

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Thyroid Conditions Healed WITHOUT Medication by using this Standard, Medical Method. Expert Maria Merlo explains.

Feeling constant fatigue? Unexplained weight gain, overly stressed? Your doctor may diagnose you with a thyroid condition. In this interview with Maria Merlo of Splend Health LLC is our expert in abnormal thyroid function recovery, naturally, to avoid medication-based side effects. Learn how recovery through changes in your diet, environment, stress and more can help you regain your vitality and quality of life.

Connect with Maria to learn more:

mariamerlo@splendhealth.com

https://linktr.ee/splendhealth

https://www.instagram.com/splendhealth/

https://www.facebook.com/splendhealthllc

And the Thyroid Nutrition handout— https://go.splendhealth.com/thyroid-form

Watch the full episode on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/RnEBuQ1rhrg

Subscribe, Listen to this episode on iTunes:

https://apple.co/2M0zBCs

See our other podcast videos:

http://bit.ly/2AKgyYA

Highlights today’s interview–

What does the thyroid do for the body; what is normal and abnormal; a

-Symptoms of an abnormal thyroid.

-How is your thyroid affected by your environment (foods, stress, activities, household products).

-How an imbalance can present as a hormonal imbalance.

-What is a healthy food and why is absorption important?

-Simple steps to regain vitality instantly.

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