I got the start of my education on being intersex when Ori was born to one of our clients. I didn’t know much about it when Kristina came to me about my thoughts on surgery but I leaned on my chiropractic philosophy of the body knows best and supported them in their gut feeling of letting Ori be who they were born to be as long as there was no risk to their health or life.read more
Did you know how important rolling, creeping and crawling is for babies? They are essential milestones for proper neurological development and spinal development.
Don’t get in a rush to have your baby walk! If they don’t go through these milestones it can cause problems down the road.
Finding a chiropractor seems like an easy task. Aren’t we all the same? The short answer is no. Chiropractors all have the same focus, understanding and education about how the body functions, heals and flourishes but the approach to care can vary dramatically.read more
We are often encountered with questions about chiropractic. Many people really don’t understand what is is that we do and without knowledge comes fear and hesitation. It’s completely understandable, it’s human behavior. We fear what we don’t understand, we fear change and we fear the unknown. So here I am going to go over the questions, or in many cases the myths, that I hear on a regular basis and try my best to explain chiropractic.read more
I was recently on a facebook group that asked, “What is the opposite of stressed?” The answers where what you may think. Content, relaxed, at ease, happy…and the like. Then I answered, “Dead”. Dead? Yes dead. If we do not have any stress in our life, we have no challenges physically or mentally. Without stress to grow adapt and strengthen us physically and mentally, we are dying or dead.read more
One of the main reason’s to make healthy choices is to reduce oxidative stress. Oxidative stress causes your cardiovascular system work harder than it should, this could be at the heart itself or it could be somewhere in your almost 100,000 miles of arteries and...read more
As chiropractors we believe in the power and the wisdom of the body. For that reason we love working with midwives since they hold the same philosophy. In a low risk pregnancy, midwifery makes sense. But so many people don't really understand what midwifery is, what a...read more
Fear. It is everywhere. We are constantly reminded of how dangerous the world is, how risky it can be and how our actions (and those of others) can quickly cause real consequences. But have we gone too far. Have we made everything TOO safe? Have we taken away freedom,...read more
We often get overwhelmed and bombarded with big goals and to do lists. Today on our video I interviewed Dr. Heather Gullett Denniston of WELLFITandFED and picked her brain on her favorite easy to do mini life hacks that have the biggest impact on transforming your...read more
Let me introduce myself! My name is Dr. Chris Dirth, I was born and raised in Washington and, other than my time in chiropractic school, I have pretty much lived here my whole life. Before I became a chiropractor I was in the Navy for eight years, stationed on Whidbey...read more