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A Redmond community guide with insight from Dr. Brooks regarding ways to improve your life through mindful eating, exercise and overall health. Browse recipes, lifestyle tips and advice on chiropractic care.


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Straighten Up: The Long-Term Effect of Bad Posture

Your posture can have some serious consequences if it's not taken care of early. We'll show you the…

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8 Signs You Need a Massage

Getting a massage always feels amazing. But there are times when you need a massage. Here are 8…

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8 Reasons All Athletes Should Have Sports Chiropractic Care

Sports chiropractic care is a recent revelation and has helped dozens of athletes. Here are 8…

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The Science-Backed Benefits of Chiropractic Care

Still on the fence about seeing a chiropractor? Studies show both the physical and mental benefits…

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Know Your Options: Herniated Disc Treatment

A herniated disc results in pain that can make the simplest tasks excruciating. Get your life back…

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Pediatric Chiropractic Care: Is It Safe?

More parents are bringing their children to see a pediatric chiropractor. But is this safe? Yes,…

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7 Types of Headaches (And How to Get Rid of Them)

You know you have a headache, but you have no idea why. Turns out there are many different types of…

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Top 8 Benefits of Strength Training Workouts

Many of us struggle to find the time and motivation to get the proper amount of exercise every day.…

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Yoga For Posture

Are you hunched over a computer all day at your desk job? Sitting in that position all day is…

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5 Anti-Stress Foods to Calm Your Nerves

Feeling more stressed than usual? The problem could be your diet. Here are 5 healthy anti-stress…

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What are Secondary Conditions?

Secondary Conditions are the conditions that appear when there is a more serious underlying…

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What To Know About Whiplash Treatment

We have all heard the term, yet few know what it actually means let alone what whiplash treatment…

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5 Simple Tips to Improve SLEEP

In an ideal world, you would be falling asleep within minutes of hitting your pillow.…

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Health Benefits of Drinking Red Wine

Ending the evening with a little vino is more guilt-free than you know. The health benefits of…

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The Benefits of Coffee

Stop feeling guilty about your favorite part of every morning -- it turns out a daily coffee habit…

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Probiotic Supplementation for Gut Health

Take a look at the exploding market for all things antibacterial, and you’ll be forgiven for…

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What’s REALLY in Your Fish Oil Supplement?

We all need omega-3s to thrive, yet few people get as much as they need from their daily diet…

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“Organic,” “All Natural,” “Certified Organic ” and More: Is There Really a Difference?

Feel a little confused as you browse food labels on grocery store shelves? You aren’t alone. Why…

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Stop Slouching: How to Fix Bad Posture Now

Maybe you're suffering from back pain. Or maybe you've just started to notice tensed shoulders and…

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Top 5 Most Popular Pregnancy Yoga Poses

Yoga is a great way to stay healthy during a pregnancy. Pregnancy yoga is a common form of exercise…

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Surgery: One Thing You Must Know

Let’s be completely transparent, I am a Structural Chiropractor. I work on the structure of the…

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New FDA Guidelines For SEAFOOD!

I don't always follow EVERY guideline as it comes down the pipeline to the consumer. To be fair,…

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Sleep Positions and Posture During Pregnancy

Let's face it, most people don't have the best posture to begin with. Unless you happened to attend…

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How to Improve Your Sleep

We all know the frustration that comes with insomnia: watching the clock, counting the hours till…

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Back Pain: 1 Simple Tip to Decrease it

Hopefully you all know that I am in the business of helping people rid themselves of neck pain,…

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Flu Is NOT a Season! Healthy vs. Feeling

I was recently brushing up on the most recent scientific literature on “Colds and Influenza” and…

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Get Your Groove On!

Many people have asked me why I have upbeat music in the office. Other than personal preference, I…

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Inflammation is BAD, but…

While systemic inflammation is an absolute nightmare to most people, it is not necessarily "THE"…

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Be Smooth Recipes!

I ask you all to remember that making smoothies should be FUN and HEALTHY.  You will notice that a…

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Whiplash: Don’t Crack That Whip!

Many people hear the term "Crack that whip" or "Whip It" and get a certain song in our heads along…

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What to EAT for your Brain Health: My Top 3 Foods

There are many different nutrients that protect our brain health, but not all can be created equal.…

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My BIG Idea…

I had a BIG revelation on this past Thursday night and I have to share. I was preparing to end my…

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Ask Dr. Tony: How is Structural Correction different from Conventional

First, conventional chiropractic care is excellent in its own right, but it has very different…

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Sugar: Why and How to Cut Back

Although it is a tasty additive to your diet, it is by no means necessary and contains few…

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Natural Ways to Boost Your Immune System During Winter

Every winter it's the same thing: colds, flus, and the general feeling of being under the weather.…

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How to Get More Exercise

It’s common knowledge: exercise is good for the mind and body. Specifically, exercise may help to…

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Thanksgiving, The Holiday That KEEPS On Giving

Oh boy, my favorite holiday is right around the corner. When was the last time you heard someone…

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Normal wear VS. Abnormal wear

When I inspected my tires closer, I noticed that one of my tires was nearly bald on the outside…

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