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Posted on 06. Dec, 2016 by drpeters.
The history of Acupuncture in the USA is fairly recent. The initial “discovery” by the American public in general centered around events surrounding the World Ping Pong Championships of 1971. Prior to that, it was primarily known only to Asian groups and several hundred Chiropractors.
The first official Acupuncture program offered in the U.S. was sponsored [...]
Posted on 09. Feb, 2015 by drpeters.
Love was once considered a highly spiritual emotion. Some sages believed it to be a form of giving that should be extended to society at large, as well as intimates. In the center of the Chinese character for Love is the “heart” pictogram, above is “breath” and below is [...]
Posted on 08. Jan, 2015 by drpeters.
“Learning how to be still, to really be still and let life happen – that stillness becomes radiance.” – Morgan Freeman
This quote reminded me of our Winter trip to Crystal River, FL to Stand Up Paddle and passively observe the Florida Manatees that gather by the hundreds to rest and keep warm in the clear [...]
Posted on 02. Oct, 2014 by drpeters.
Happy Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Pink water, pink ribbons, 5k’s, and more. I’m ok with awareness but I think such a festive and corporate-dominated scene focused on fundraising for non-profits really doesn’t help women “fight” breast cancer. The best thing a women can do is focus their time, energy and money on [...]
Posted on 08. Jun, 2014 by drpeters.
The ONLY TWO REASONS why I use the “Elevation Training Mask”
1) Strengthens the Diaphragm and Accessory Muscles of Respiration
2) Strengthens the Mind by forcing Calmness (forced slow, deep breathing)
* The remarks about Oxygen Deprivation don’t make sense to me because the air outside the mask when it is on is the same air being inhaled [...]
Posted on 02. Feb, 2014 by drpeters.
“the avoidance of excess or extremes, esp. in one’s behavior or political opinions”. The above definition sums up my personal political opinions I suppose (Independent). In terms of living a healthy active lifestyle it also applies. For those that know me, I follow a moderate diet. Monday through Friday afternoon I will eat [...]
Posted on 31. Mar, 2013 by drpeters.
Eater Sunday 2013 is also Cesar Chavez’s birthday. The Californian farm-worker-human-rights activist suffered from low back pain. After the assassination of Robert Kennedy and the continued stressors of the struggle for humanity-based policies, Cesar was hospitalized for twenty days with severe low back pain and suffered for months with no known cause. Dr. [...]
Posted on 03. Jan, 2013 by drpeters.
A new year is a great time to get focused on you and your health. My focus here is to help my clients help themselves by informing them of basic cornerstones to body function (inside and out). I have found that many of my clients are not aware of, and do not incorporate, [...]
Posted on 01. Oct, 2012 by drpeters.
Pilates and Chiropractic care are a winning combination!
I recently immersed myself in a workshop through the Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute (APPI) that focused on applying the Pilates method with modifications that complimented research on hip and low back and neck stability. Basically, this group used research to help formulate an incredible program of [...]