The Crackin' Backs Podcast

Dr. Terry Weyman and Dr. Spencer Baron

We are two sport chiropractors, seeking knowledge from some of the best resources in the world of health. From our perspective, health is more than just “crackin Backs” but a deep dive into philosophies on physical, mental and nutritional well-being. Join us as we talk to some of the greatest minds and discover some of the greatest gems that you can use to maintain a higher level of health.

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TIPS on how Prevent Youth Baseball Injuries Now!
5d ago
TIPS on how Prevent Youth Baseball Injuries Now!
In this compelling episode of The Crackin' Backs Podcast, we welcome Douglas White, a former MLB pitching coach renowned for his expertise and innovative approaches in the high-pressure world of Major League Baseball. Join us as Doug shares his strategies for maintaining mental resilience and focus, both for himself and his players, amidst the fast pace and intense demands of professional sports.Doug White, who shepherded the pitching development program for the Houston Astros, explains why this initiative was crucial at the MLB level and the significant outcomes it achieved. Parents of young baseball enthusiasts will find invaluable advice as Doug discusses the alarming trend of excessive throwing injuries in youth baseball due to overuse. He provides expert lessons on how to prevent these injuries and emphasizes what the focus should be for young players until they reach physical maturity.In this episode, Doug also delves into the balance between data-driven decisions and traditional coaching instincts in developing player strategies. He shares his key principles for maintaining physical and mental health under the rigors of a demanding season, offering insights that are critical for both athletes and everyday individuals.Additionally, Doug talks about his exciting new project—a holistic player performance app. He explains the need it addresses and how it aims to revolutionize player development by integrating physical, mental, and emotional health.Key Topics Discussed:Strategies for mental resilience and focus in MLBInsights from the Houston Astros' pitching development programPreventing throwing injuries in youth baseballThe balance between data-driven decisions and traditional coachingPrinciples for maintaining health and longevityIntroduction to Doug White's holistic player performance app Listen now on The Crackin' Backs Podcast and transform your approach to baseball coaching and player development! You can also view on our YouTube Channel!We are two sports chiropractors, seeking knowledge from some of the best resources in the world of health. From our perspective, health is more than just “Crackin Backs” but a deep dive into physical, mental, and nutritional well-being philosophies. Join us as we talk to some of the greatest minds and discover some of the most incredible gems you can use to maintain a higher level of health. Crackin Backs Podcast
How to change and Manifest a new life for yourself?
Jun 10 2024
How to change and Manifest a new life for yourself?
Join us on this powerful episode of The Crackin' Backs Podcast as we sit down with Shawn Feurer, a remarkable individual who turned his life around after facing personal tragedies with his parents, siblings, and his own family. Shawn's story is one of resilience, transformation, and the profound impact of subconscious paradigms.In this episode, Shawn shares the strategies he applied to break free from deeply ingrained, unproductive habits and avoid the well of self-pity and loss. He draws wisdom from 'The Moses Code' and 'The Secret' by Bob Proctor, revealing how these guides have helped him and others find a path to joy, love, and success.Key Topics Discussed:Transformative Strategies: Learn the powerful methods Shawn used to overcome his lowest points and how you can apply these strategies to your own life.Personal Transformation: Shawn shares personal battles and how internal shifts led to unexpected external successes.Mindset Shifts: Explore Shawn’s approach to fostering joy and love through mindset changes and what he says to skeptics who view these goals as intangible.Overcoming Personal Challenges: Shawn reflects on the most challenging belief or habit he had to change and the strength he found to push through.Leadership and Personal Development: Discover how counterintuitive leadership approaches can lead to better results than traditional methods. This episode is packed with actionable insights and inspiring stories that will resonate with anyone looking to break free from unproductive habits and lead a more fulfilling life. Whether you're a regular listener or new to the show, this episode is a must-listen for those interested in personal development, leadership, and the power of the subconscious mind.We are two sports chiropractors, seeking knowledge from some of the best resources in the world of health. From our perspective, health is more than just “Crackin Backs” but a deep dive into physical, mental, and nutritional well-being philosophies. Join us as we talk to some of the greatest minds and discover some of the most incredible gems you can use to maintain a higher level of health. Crackin Backs Podcast
Debunking Diet Myths with Science!
Jun 3 2024
Debunking Diet Myths with Science!
Get ready for an electrifying episode of the Crackin' Backs Podcast featuring the brilliant Chris Talley! In this scientifically charged yet elementary discussion, Chris delves into the intricacies of nutrition and its profound impact on our health.Chris Talley, the innovative CEO of Precision Food Works and a leading nutritional scientist with over 30 years of experience in optimizing athletic performance through advanced nutrition. Chris has revolutionized the sports nutrition landscape by utilizing cutting-edge biomarker testing to tailor dietary plans precisely to the individual needs of elite athletes, ensuring peak performance and health. In this episode, Chris will share insights from his early career that shaped his philosophy on the importance of basic nutrition over supplementation, and how this approach has influenced his work with athletes from the NFL, NBA, and Olympic teams.Chris debunks the myth that a vegan diet is inherently healthier, highlighting the essential amino acids and fatty acids found in meat that are crucial for optimal health. He explains the importance of a comprehensive biomarker panel, which examines over 40 amino acids and 30 essential fats, alongside markers for neurotransmitters and heavy metal toxicities.We'll delve into the challenges Chris faced in debunking common nutritional myths within the athletic community, such as the efficacy of certain supplements and the misunderstood roles of proteins and fats in diets. Additionally, Chris will discuss his pioneering work in nutritional catering, where his company designs meal programs that are scientifically tailored to the exact nutritional needs of clients, aiming for rapid and precise health improvements without relying on supplements.Explore the fascinating world of neurotransmitters like dopamine and serotonin, where Chris reveals how vital nutrients like vitamin B6 and amino acids phenylalanine and tyrosine play a pivotal role. He emphasizes the significance of maintaining balanced levels of these nutrients to support mental health and overall well-being.Chris also addresses common health issues like fasciitis and tendonitis, explaining how nutrient deficiencies can exacerbate these conditions. He provides practical advice on incorporating nutrient-rich foods into your diet to support tissue health and prevent injuries.Additionally, Chris tackles the complex topic of long COVID, unveiling how deficiencies in key omega-3 fatty acids like DPA and essential fats like DGLA and lignoceric acid can impact recovery. Learn about unique sources of these nutrients, from menhaden oil to old-fashioned peanut butter, and how they can help restore your health.A crucial part of the discussion is the comparison between HbA1c lab test and blood glucose monitors. Chris explains why one approach is much better than the other and why.Tune in to this captivating episode and gain invaluable insights from Chris Tally on optimizing your nutrition for a healthier, more vibrant life! We are two sports chiropractors, seeking knowledge from some of the best resources in the world of health. From our perspective, health is more than just “Crackin Backs” but a deep dive into physical, mental, and nutritional well-being philosophies. Join us as we talk to some of the greatest minds and discover some of the most incredible gems you can use to maintain a higher level of health. Crackin Backs Podcast
He makes learning Gross Anatomy, hilarious! Meet Adrian Miranda, DPT
May 20 2024
He makes learning Gross Anatomy, hilarious! Meet Adrian Miranda, DPT
In this enthralling episode of the Crackin' Backs Podcast, we welcome Adrian Miranda, DPT, the charismatic creator and star of the popular educational show "Gross Anatomy". Born and raised in the vibrant neighborhood of Washington Heights, Adrian shares how his roots have shaped his unique approach to combining healthcare and media.With years of experience as a physical therapist, Adrian discusses the evolution of patient education and engagement in our digital age. He brings insights from "Gross Anatomy", where he masterfully blends humor with medical education, providing anecdotes about the challenges and triumphs of making learning fun and accessible. Adrian also delves into his role as Dr. Dennis, revealing unexpected lessons that reflect both his screen persona and real-life experiences.This episode not only explores the balance between educational accuracy and entertainment in healthcare media but also examines the crucial role of human touch in the era of technological healthcare advancements.Join us for a thought-provoking session that bridges the gap between professional practice and media influence in shaping public health perspectives. We are two sports chiropractors, seeking knowledge from some of the best resources in the world of health. From our perspective, health is more than just “Crackin Backs” but a deep dive into physical, mental, and nutritional well-being philosophies. Join us as we talk to some of the greatest minds and discover some of the most incredible gems you can use to maintain a higher level of health. Crackin Backs Podcast
Farm to Table, Regenerative Farming: hear the truth, simple as it sounds?
May 13 2024
Farm to Table, Regenerative Farming: hear the truth, simple as it sounds?
Join us on the latest episode of the Crackin' Backs Podcast where we sit down with DeAnna Lozensky, a pioneering regenerative farmer from Guardian Grains. In this enlightening discussion, DeAnna unveils the complexities and challenges of modern farming under the weight of government bureaucracy and escalating regulations. How do these issues affect a farmer's ability to sustain a livelihood?We dive into this pressing topic and more.We also demystify the popular "farm to table" concept—what does it truly take to deliver fresh, local produce directly to consumers? DeAnna breaks down the real hurdles farmers face in keeping food local and sustainableThe terms "organic" and "certified organic" are everywhere, but what do they actually mean? DeAnna clarifies the distinctions and the sometimes misleading use of these labels in today's agriculture. Plus, with "regenerative farming" gaining buzz, we discuss its true impact beyond the hype. Is it just a trend, or the future of farming?Finally, we tackle a growing concern: the acquisition of U.S. farmland by billionaires and foreign investors. DeAnna shares her insights on the long-term implications of this trend for farmers and consumers alike. What should you know as a shopper who wants to support sustainable, locally-sourced food?Tune in to gain a deeper understanding of these critical issues facing the agriculture sector today. This episode is a must-listen for anyone interested in the future of food, sustainable farming practices, and how consumers can make informed choices. For more information on how to purchase her products click here.We are two sports chiropractors, seeking knowledge from some of the best resources in the world of health. From our perspective, health is more than just “Crackin Backs” but a deep dive into physical, mental, and nutritional well-being philosophies. Join us as we talk to some of the greatest minds and discover some of the most incredible gems you can use to maintain a higher level of health. Crackin Backs Podcast
Diets, cholesterol and statin myths - Dr. Jonny Bowden
May 6 2024
Diets, cholesterol and statin myths - Dr. Jonny Bowden
Tune in to the latest episode of the Crackin' Backs Podcast where we welcome Dr. Jonny Bowden, a renowned expert in functional nutrition and a dynamic force in the fitness world. From overcoming personal challenges to achieving a PhD in functional nutrition, Dr. Bowden has dedicated his life to asking "why" and discovering how to live healthier through science-backed methods. In this deep dive, we explore the emerging field of genetic testing and its implications for personalized health strategies. Dr. Bowden shares his critical views on statins, challenging the conventional wisdom about cholesterol and its management. Expect a thought-provoking discussion on the need for a paradigm shift in how we perceive and treat heart health.For our listeners navigating their prime in their 50s and 60s, Dr. Bowden reveals his favorite diet strategies that promise vitality and longevity. Younger athletes aren't left out; he addresses common misconceptions about diet, focusing on the balance between carbohydrates and protein, and tips for enhancing energy and sleep.Moreover, Dr. Bowden weighs in on the debate between genetics and the environment in shaping our health and responds to questions about the role of ancestry in determining the ideal diet. He also evaluates recent studies on the benefits of Quercetin in reducing arterial plaque, providing actionable advice for heart health.Confronting the challenges of sourcing authentic, farm-to-table food, Dr. Bowden offers practical solutions for those striving to incorporate real food into their diets.This episode is packed with insights for anyone interested in optimizing their health through informed, innovative approaches.Don’t miss this transformative conversation with Dr. Jonny Bowden on the Crackin' Backs Podcast—where health myths meet their match. To learn more about Dr. Bowden, to purchase his books and possibly book a consultation with him. Click HEREWe are two sports chiropractors, seeking knowledge from some of the best resources in the world of health. From our perspective, health is more than just “Crackin Backs” but a deep dive into physical, mental, and nutritional well-being philosophies. Join us as we talk to some of the greatest minds and discover some of the most incredible gems you can use to maintain a higher level of health. Crackin Backs Podcast
Is Virtual Reality the Future of cognitive Medicine? Skip Rizzo Ph.D.
Apr 29 2024
Is Virtual Reality the Future of cognitive Medicine? Skip Rizzo Ph.D.
Join us on the latest episode of the Crackin' Backs Podcast where we sit down with Dr. Skip Rizzo, Director of Medical Virtual Reality at the Institute for Creative Technologies at USC, to explore the innovative world of virtual reality in medicine. Contrary to popular belief, VR goes far beyond gaming and entertainment—it's at the forefront of modern healthcare, revolutionizing diagnostics, treatment, and training across the globe.In this episode, Dr. Rizzo unveils how virtual reality is not only a tool for creating immersive gaming experiences but also a pivotal element in medical treatment and training. He'll delve into how VR competes with traditional biofeedback methods, improving patient engagement and treatment outcomes. We'll explore the significant advantages of VR in treating mental illnesses, including specific conditions where VR outshines conventional therapies.Dr. Rizzo also shares compelling insights on how VR helps athletes recover from traumatic injuries and manage conditions like TBI, including real-life success stories and outcomes. Additionally, we'll discuss the customization of VR technology for individual cognitive health needs and the role of personalized medicine in advancing VR therapies.Discover how virtual reality is shaping the future of healthcare training, with successful programs aimed at improving treatments for ADHD, PTSD, and cognitive impairments. Whether you're a healthcare professional, tech enthusiast, or just curious about the future of medicine, this episode offers eye-opening discussions that promise to enlighten and inspire. Tune in to see how virtual reality is not just a game changer—it's a life changer.We are two sports chiropractors, seeking knowledge from some of the best resources in the world of health. From our perspective, health is more than just “Crackin Backs” but a deep dive into physical, mental, and nutritional well-being philosophies. Join us as we talk to some of the greatest minds and discover some of the most incredible gems you can use to maintain a higher level of health. Crackin Backs Podcast
What “They” don’t want you to learn about YOUR heart health! - Dr. Jack Wolfson, Cardiologist
Apr 22 2024
What “They” don’t want you to learn about YOUR heart health! - Dr. Jack Wolfson, Cardiologist
In this episode, we're discussing the world of cardiology with none other than Dr. Jack Wolfson, a trailblazer in the field of naturopathic cardiology. Dr. Wolfson challenges the status quo by emphasizing a holistic approach to heart health, focusing on treating the whole body rather than just isolated issues. But how does he navigate the turbulent waters of conventional medicine when his peers may not see eye-to-eye with his methods?Join us as we explore Dr. Wolfson's innovative approach to addressing genetic predispositions to heart diseases. Discover how natural interventions can potentially alter gene expression, shifting the focus from managing consequences to proactive prevention. But that's not all – Dr. Wolfson weighs in on the controversial debate surrounding the impact of the 2020 Virus and mRNA vaccines on heart tissue, offering his professional opinion on this pressing issue.As we delve deeper, we uncover the role of biomarkers like oxidized LDL and TMAO in cardiovascular diseases, and Dr. Wolfson shares his insights on the efficacy of natural interventions compared to traditional medications.Later in the show, Dr. Wolfson breaks down the truth behind various heart health supplements, from Omega-3s to CoQ10, revealing which ones are truly effective and which may be overrated. And when it comes to dietary advice, he tackles controversial topics head-on, discussing the impact of animal-based foods, plant-based diets, Paleo vs. Keto, and more.We even explore the age-old question: to drink or not to drink? Dr. Wolfson shares insights on alcohol consumption and its effects on cardiovascular health, shedding light on the tipping point between moderation and risk.From atrial fibrillation to common misconceptions about cholesterol and statins, Dr. Wolfson leaves no stone unturned. Join us as we uncover the truth behind invasive procedures like stents and bypass surgery, and discover alternative approaches to managing heart health.Get ready to challenge your beliefs and revolutionize your approach to heart health with Dr. Jack Wolfson, only on the Crackin Backs podcast! We are two sports chiropractors, seeking knowledge from some of the best resources in the world of health. From our perspective, health is more than just “Crackin Backs” but a deep dive into physical, mental, and nutritional well-being philosophies. Join us as we talk to some of the greatest minds and discover some of the most incredible gems you can use to maintain a higher level of health. Crackin Backs Podcast
Health Industry Scandal: Dr. Grace Hameister Unveils how Grounding/Earthing could end Chronic Disease-But WHY isn't anyone listening?
Apr 15 2024
Health Industry Scandal: Dr. Grace Hameister Unveils how Grounding/Earthing could end Chronic Disease-But WHY isn't anyone listening?
In this revealing episode of the Crackin' Backs Podcast, we welcome Dr. Grace Hameister, a profound advocate in the field of grounding, or Earthing, as it is sometimes known. With her unique insights, developed alongside grounding pioneer Clint Ober, Dr. Hameister dives into the electrical essence of human health and the scientifically backed benefits of reconnecting with the earth. This episode promises to enlighten listeners on how grounding can significantly improve sleep quality, reduce inflammation, and enhance blood flow, addressing both the supportive evidence and the methodological critiques that have surfaced.Dr. Hameister shares insights on the effects of Grounding on cardiovascular health, particularly its ability to alter the activity of red blood cells and the heart's electrical balance. The conversation delves into the intriguing shift from our ancestors' natural lifestyle to today's insulated existence, questioning whether synthetic footwear and elevated sleeping arrangements have disconnected us from essential earth energies and contributed to the rise in chronic illnesses and immune disorders.Listeners will also gain clarity on the comparison between traditional earthing methods, like walking barefoot, and the modern convenience of grounding mats and devices designed to simulate natural grounding. Dr. Hameister tackles the skepticism head-on, providing a robust defense of grounding against accusations of pseudoscience, and discusses how grounding practices could recalibrate the body's electrical homeostasis.Further, the episode explores grounding's influence on the autonomic nervous system, detailing its potential to harmonize the sympathetic and parasympathetic responses and its touted antioxidant effects through electron transfer from the earth to the body. Amidst critiques of oversimplification, Dr. Hameister articulates a compelling case for the holistic benefits of grounding.By examining the critical gaps in current research and proposing methodologies that could bridge these divides, this episode not only aims to debunk the myths surrounding grounding but also highlights its potential as a transformative public health practice. For anyone curious about the science of grounding or seeking natural ways to enhance their health, this conversation with Dr. Grace Hameister offers invaluable insights into one of the most intriguing health concepts of our time.After listening to this show, if you would like to learn more about Grounding from the man himself, Clint Ober. Please check out (Un) Common health Podcast, with Clint Ober and Dr. Grace.We are two sports chiropractors, seeking knowledge from some of the best resources in the world of health. From our perspective, health is more than just “Crackin Backs” but a deep dive into physical, mental, and nutritional well-being philosophies. Join us as we talk to some of the greatest minds and discover some of the most incredible gems you can use to maintain a higher level of health. Crackin Backs Podcast
Know your self-worth- Dr. Scott Leydig
Apr 8 2024
Know your self-worth- Dr. Scott Leydig
In this episode of the Crackin' Backs Podcast, we delve into the evolving challenges of sports psychology with our distinguished guest, Dr. Scott Leydig, a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in sports psychology. With a rich background as a former competitive athlete and holding a master's and doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University, Dr. Leydig offers a unique blend of professional expertise and personal insight into the psychological dynamics of sports .Episode Overview:Navigating the Mental Landscape Post-Pandemic: The episode kicks off with an exploration of the global pandemic's impact on the sports world. Dr. Leydig discusses strategies for athletes and coaches to navigate the psychological aftermath, addressing the increased anxiety, isolation, and uncertainty that have become prevalent.Tough vs. Soft Coaching Tactics: Dr. Leydig weighs in on the debate surrounding coaching styles, examining how both tough and soft tactics affect an athlete's mental health and performance. The discussion pivots towards more effective approaches that coaches can employ to inspire peak performance without compromising athletes' psychological well-being.The Drive for Extreme Challenges: Dr. Leydig delves into the psychological factors motivating athletes to pursue grueling events like the Spartan Death Race and the Barkley Marathons. He offers insights into how athletes prepare for and recover from such intense competitions and what everyday athletes can learn about mental toughness and resilience from these extreme sports.Managing Performance Anxiety: With performance anxiety on the rise, Dr. Leydig shares practical advice on how athletes can manage this pressure and harness it to enhance their performance, providing listeners with actionable strategies to improve their mental game.Confronting Body Image Issues: The conversation then shifts to the pervasive issue of body image among athletes, exacerbated by the rise of social media. Dr. Leydig discusses how he addresses these concerns with athletes and the critical role of positive body image in mental health and performance.The Psychological Impact of AI: The episode concludes with a look at the increasing use of AI. Addressing the potential dangers of what is real and what is not and how to navigate this increasingly complicated issue.Listeners can expect a comprehensive journey through the critical aspects of sports psychology, offering insights and strategies to foster mental resilience in the face of modern sporting challenges. Join us on the Crackin' Backs Podcast for an enlightening discussion with Dr. Scott Leydig, where we uncover the psychological tools needed for athletic excellence in today's complex world.We are two sports chiropractors, seeking knowledge from some of the best resources in the world of health. From our perspective, health is more than just “Crackin Backs” but a deep dive into physical, mental, and nutritional well-being philosophies. Join us as we talk to some of the greatest minds and discover some of the most incredible gems you can use to maintain a higher level of health. Crackin Backs Podcast
Parents vs. Gamers: Peace Treaty
Apr 1 2024
Parents vs. Gamers: Peace Treaty
This week on the Crackin' Backs Podcast, we're exploring the virtual battlegrounds of competitive gaming with Dr. Jon Fledzinskas, a clinical and performance psychologist who's at the forefront of melding mental resilience with digital prowess. As the stakes in Esports and online communities climb, so does the mental toll on players, where identity, self-worth, and digital achievements are closely intertwined. Dr. Fledzinskas lends his expertise on mitigating the stress and anxiety that come hand-in-hand with the competitive gaming landscape.In an era where online connections can be as meaningful as those in the physical world, we delve into the psychological nuances of digital friendships. What benefits do they bring, and what risks do they pose, especially to those finding offline interactions challenging? Dr. Fledzinskas navigates us through these digital domains, offering a nuanced view of social connections made through gaming.Looking to the horizon, Dr. Fledzinskas discusses the evolving field of therapy and sport psychology tailored for gamers. With emerging trends and breakthrough technologies on the rise, learn how therapeutic practices are adapting to better cater to the unique needs of the gaming community.The quest for balance is a theme that resonates deeply in our conversation. Dr. Fledzinskas shares his strategies for maintaining a healthy equilibrium between gaming, mental wellness, and physical health. Moreover, he addresses a common generational divide, providing insightful strategies for parents to understand and connect with their gaming children, fostering stronger family bonds in the process.The topic of digital detox is more relevant than ever, with games, screens, and social media exerting an addictive pull on our brains. Discover Dr. Fledzinskas' approach to navigating this modern challenge, balancing the joy and relaxation gaming can offer with its potential for addiction.For families where gaming passion leads to conflict, Dr. Fledzinskas offers tangible strategies for bridging the gap, ensuring support for the gamer while maintaining a healthy digital-real-world balance.Dr. Fledzinskas also shares his advice for integrating gaming into life as a positive reinforcement, not a distraction, with practical tips for non-competitive gamers focusing on academic or professional goals.Lastly, the conversation turns to the fascinating intersection of neurodiversity and gaming. Dr. Fledzinskas provides insights into how neurodivergent individuals experience gaming differently, offering valuable perspectives for gamers and their support networks alike.Join us on the Crackin' Backs Podcast for a deep and engaging discussion with Dr. Jon Fledzinskas, where we uncover the layers of mental health in the gaming world. It's an episode packed with strategies, insights, and forward-thinking approaches to gaming and well-being.We are two sports chiropractors, seeking knowledge from some of the best resources in the world of health. From our perspective, health is more than just “Crackin Backs” but a deep dive into physical, mental, and nutritional well-being philosophies. Join us as we talk to some of the greatest minds and discover some of the most incredible gems you can use to maintain a higher level of health. Crackin Backs Podcast
Unlock Foot Strength Secrets- Paul Langer DPM
Mar 25 2024
Unlock Foot Strength Secrets- Paul Langer DPM
Step into the world of the Crackin' Backs Podcast, where we untie the laces of conventional wisdom and walk barefoot through the latest in health and wellness. In this episode, we invite Dr. Paul Langer, a renowned sports medicine podiatrist with a day filled with foot and ankle puzzles, to share his expert insights on a topic that's sprinting into the spotlight: barefoot running. Is it a path to peak physical health or a shortcut to injury? Dr. Langer weighs in on the benefits and risks, helping listeners decide if it's the right fit for their feet.But we don't stop there. As interest in foot health and strength gains traction, Dr. Langer shares his top exercises for building a solid foundation, from the ground up. Why do we rehab hands with vigor yet often neglect our feet after injury? We explore this imbalance, proposing a more natural approach to foot recovery and the intriguing question of internal versus external arch support.In a world flooded with footwear options, from minimalist sandals to cushioned fortresses, how does one navigate the shoe aisle? Dr. Langer offers guiding principles to select the perfect pair, illuminating the primary role shoes play in our health and societal performance. Has our understanding evolved from mere protection to enhancing performance?Tackling another contentious issue, Dr. Langer shares his professional stance on pre-taping the foot and ankle in sports. Is this age-old practice preventative medicine or potentially harmful?Join us on the Crackin' Backs Podcast for an enlightening journey through the intricacies of foot health, shoe science, and the bare truths behind barefoot running. Whether you're a seasoned marathoner, a weekend warrior, or simply curious about healthier living, this episode promises insights that will change the way you think about your feet and their journey through life. Tune in and step up your health game!We are two sports chiropractors, seeking knowledge from some of the best resources in the world of health. From our perspective, health is more than just “Crackin Backs” but a deep dive into physical, mental, and nutritional well-being philosophies. Join us as we talk to some of the greatest minds and discover some of the most incredible gems you can use to maintain a higher level of health. Crackin Backs Podcast
“Time to pray”- a True Riches to Rags to salvation Addiction story
Mar 18 2024
“Time to pray”- a True Riches to Rags to salvation Addiction story
In this compelling episode of the Crackin' Backs Podcast, we are honored to host Robert "Cord" Beatty, a man whose life reads like an epic tale of triumph, despair, and redemption. Cord's journey from a successful retired Marine to working alongside the iconic Stan Lee of Marvel Comics sets the stage for an incredible narrative. However, it's the dramatic shift from these remarkable highs to the depths of addiction and homelessness that captures the essence of human resilience and the power of transformation.With stark honesty, Cord recounts how his life spiraled out of control, leading him to lose everything to drug addiction, ultimately finding himself without a roof over his head, living out of his car. It was not until hitting rock bottom at the age of 46, being told by Doctors to Pray, as his body started shutting down. Agfter surviving the night, he asked his parents for help and they sent him to Tibet.  In this unlikely place, Cord found a new beginning, working for mere dollars a day, but gaining something far more valuable: clarity and a path to recovery.Cord's return to the United States marked the beginning of a revolutionary chapter in his life. Drawing on his experiences and newfound knowledge, he founded an addiction clinic that employs unique methods involving magnets and brain work to assist others battling addiction. His innovative approach has since blossomed into over a hundred centers nationwide, each dedicated to helping individuals reclaim their lives from the grips of addiction.Throughout the episode, Cord delves into the formidable obstacles he's faced, from confronting his own mortality and overcoming addiction to scaling metaphorical mountains (He actually climbed MT. Everest while living in Tibet, that tested his resolve and determination. He reflects on his purpose, the profound lessons learned through his journey, and his proudest achievements, offering listeners an intimate glimpse into the mind of a man who has lived through extremes of human experience.Moreover, Cord shares his nuanced perspective on addiction, challenging conventional views and advocating for a broader understanding of the term. His story is not just one of personal victory but also a beacon of hope for anyone fighting their own battles, making this episode a must-listen for those seeking inspiration, insight, and a testament to the indomitable human spirit. Join us on the Crackin' Backs Podcast as we explore the life of Robert "Cord" Beatty, a true survivor and innovator in the field of addiction recovery.We are two sports chiropractors, seeking knowledge from some of the best resources in the world of health. From our perspective, health is more than just “Crackin Backs” but a deep dive into physical, mental, and nutritional well-being philosophies. Join us as we talk to some of the greatest minds and discover some of the most incredible gems you can use to maintain a higher level of health. Crackin Backs Podcast
Using VR to expand and heal your Brain, with Amir Bozorgzadeh
Mar 11 2024
Using VR to expand and heal your Brain, with Amir Bozorgzadeh
Step into the future of cognitive health with this enlightening episode of the Crackin Backs Podcast, featuring visionary Amir Bozorgzadeh, co-founder of Virtuleap. We sat down with this visionary to discuss the intersection of virtual reality (VR) and cognitive development.  Mr. Bozorgzadeh shares how Virtuleap's cutting-edge VR technology is not just playing games but revolutionizing cognitive training and therapy. Discover how these immersive experiences go beyond traditional methods to enhance cognitive skills, offering a new horizon for healthcare, education, and overcoming personal challenges.In this show you will learn about Virtuleap's ambitious plans to harness VR for medical training, potentially transforming how doctors are educated. Explore the science behind the scenes, including the use of machine learning to detect early signs of cognitive illnesses such as dementia and Alzheimer's, and find out how partnerships with prestigious organizations like the AARP are propelling forward research and application in this exciting field.This episode is not just a peek into the future; it's a doorway to understanding how VR technology can reshape our approach to cognitive health and training, making it more effective, engaging, and accessible. Tune in to get inspired by the possibilities that Virtuleap and VR technology hold for changing lives and advancing healthcare.We are two sports chiropractors, seeking knowledge from some of the best resources in the world of health. From our perspective, health is more than just “Crackin Backs” but a deep dive into physical, mental, and nutritional well-being philosophies. Join us as we talk to some of the greatest minds and discover some of the most incredible gems you can use to maintain a higher level of health. Crackin Backs Podcast
"I was paralyzed twice! What is your excuse?"  Matt Blanchard
Mar 4 2024
"I was paralyzed twice! What is your excuse?" Matt Blanchard
Welcome to the "Crackin' Backs Podcast," where today's episode introduces an extraordinary guest, Matt Blanchard. Matt's journey is nothing short of remarkable, navigating through what many would consider an insurmountable challenge not once, but twice. Every year, the world sees 250,000 to 500,000 new cases of spinal cord injuries, and Matt has faced this reality twice in his life.His story begins with a life-altering moment that could have ended in despair but instead opened a path to unparalleled resilience and determination. His mantra, "Life happens for us, not to us. We must turn obstacles into opportunities," echoes through his actions and words.Today, Matt will share the pivotal and private moments of his journey, including the mental shifts that accompanied his physical transformation. We'll explore the profound realization that his decisions impacted more than just his life and uncover the challenges and decisions that played crucial roles in his survival and recovery.Reflecting on his experiences, Matt offers insights into the impact of spinal trauma, not just on the body but on the soul and those who loved ones that surround you. As an anatomy teacher with a unique perspective on the human body, he shares how his professional knowledge has influenced his personal recovery and resilience.Join us as we delve into a conversation about overcoming paralysis, finding motivation amidst adversity, and connecting with those who face their battles, guided by Matt's incredible story of turning obstacles into opportunities.We are two sports chiropractors, seeking knowledge from some of the best resources in the world of health. From our perspective, health is more than just “Crackin Backs” but a deep dive into physical, mental, and nutritional well-being philosophies. Join us as we talk to some of the greatest minds and discover some of the most incredible gems you can use to maintain a higher level of health. Crackin Backs Podcast
Can the length of your bones reveal hidden secrets and abilities?
Feb 26 2024
Can the length of your bones reveal hidden secrets and abilities?
In this transformative episode of the "Crackin' Backs Podcast," we're thrilled to welcome the innovative minds of Dr. Christopher and Dr. David Bailey. Delving deep into the biomechanics realm, they'll share their expertise on the bio lever system—a pioneering approach that leverages the principles of levers within the human body to predict athletic outcomes, prevent injuries, and foster healing. This method stands in stark contrast to conventional healthcare practices, emphasizing the mechanical over the merely symptomatic.The Bailey brothers will guide us through the intricacies of identifying structural strength zones. These zones, critical for both elite athletes and everyday individuals, are areas within the body that, due to their unique biomechanical advantages, can sustain greater forces, thus playing a pivotal role in optimizing physical performance and rehabilitation strategies.Moreover, we'll hear compelling case studies demonstrating the bio lever system's profound impact on patients' health and quality of life. From enabling athletes to achieve peak performance while minimizing injury risks, to facilitating quicker, more effective recovery processes for those sidelined by physical setbacks, the Baileys' insights promise to enlighten and inspire.We are two sports chiropractors, seeking knowledge from some of the best resources in the world of health. From our perspective, health is more than just “Crackin Backs” but a deep dive into physical, mental, and nutritional well-being philosophies. Join us as we talk to some of the greatest minds and discover some of the most incredible gems you can use to maintain a higher level of health. Crackin Backs Podcast
Learn to work smarter, not harder- Dr. Jenn Hartmann
Feb 19 2024
Learn to work smarter, not harder- Dr. Jenn Hartmann
Welcome to the podcast where we explore the incredible journey of Dr. Jenn Hartmann. Driven by an insatiable thirst for knowledge and a passion for helping others, Dr. Hartmann's path to becoming a licensed chiropractor is nothing short of inspiring.But her story doesn't begin there. Starting out as a massage therapist, Dr. Hartmann's journey was shaped by her unwavering dedication to learning and growth. Fueled by a love of sports, nutrition, and women's health, she pursued new avenues of study, constantly seeking to expand her expertise and impact.Yet, like many of us, Dr. Hartmann faced obstacles along the way. She experienced setbacks and challenges that tested her resilience and resolve. But through it all, she remained steadfast in her commitment to finding her own path and making a difference in the lives of others.From the school of hard knocks, Dr. Hartmann emerged with invaluable lessons to share. She understands the importance of time and the power of working smarter, not harder. And now, she's on a mission to help others unlock their hidden potential, find passive income streams, and reclaim their time.Join us as we dive deep into Dr. Jenn Hartmann's remarkable journey, exploring the lessons she's learned, the obstacles she's overcome, and the wisdom she's gained along the way.We are two sports chiropractors, seeking knowledge from some of the best resources in the world of health. From our perspective, health is more than just “Crackin Backs” but a deep dive into physical, mental, and nutritional well-being philosophies. Join us as we talk to some of the greatest minds and discover some of the most incredible gems you can use to maintain a higher level of health. Crackin Backs Podcast
Compassionate Caregiving- Lesson from a Hospice Nurse
Feb 5 2024
Compassionate Caregiving- Lesson from a Hospice Nurse
Join us on the Crackin' Backs Podcast as we welcome Phillip Puleo, an angelic figure in the realm of Hospice Nursing. This episode is a must-listen for anyone seeking a deeper understanding of hospice care, Alzheimer's disease, and natural healing methods.Phillip sheds light on common misconceptions about hospice care, sharing his firsthand experiences and the profound life lessons he's learned from his patients. Dive deep into the world of a hospice nurse as Phillip describes a typical day and how he supports both patients and their families through the emotional journey of end-of-life care.Key discussions include the complexities of Alzheimer's disease, the emotional resilience required in hospice work, and Phillip's personal battle with Crohn's disease, which led him to explore natural healing. This episode is not only informative but also a guide for caregivers, patients, and anyone considering natural remedies for health issues.Listeners will gain unique insights into the compassionate care of the elderly and terminally ill, and how personal health challenges can transform one's approach to patient care. Don't miss this heartfelt and enlightening conversation with Phillip Puleo on the Crackin' Backs Podcast.We are two sports chiropractors, seeking knowledge from some of the best resources in the world of health. From our perspective, health is more than just “Crackin Backs” but a deep dive into physical, mental, and nutritional well-being philosophies. Join us as we talk to some of the greatest minds and discover some of the most incredible gems you can use to maintain a higher level of health. Crackin Backs Podcast