This post is about why added sugars are ruining your life and how to take control of your immune system naturally and effectively. At Archetype in Birmingham AL, we strive to be your go to resource for Natural Medicine, Natural Health and Natural Remedies. If you're interested in becoming a student to improve your health we would love to teach you. Your first visit will be an evaluation if we can help you and then we can determine how to help you from there. Call Today to make an appointment.
We are a natural healthcare facility that is solely focused on getting you in the best health of your life. We utilize all natural methods to get you well. One of the most powerful healing methods is movement. Health begins at pelvic floor and core stabilization. Moving to advanced movements, lifting heavy weight or pushing your endurance to quickly can lead to a lifetime of injury and dysfunction and ultimately compromised quality of health.
Our ancestors had their own health issues. Brain fog absolutely was not one of them. This is a problem of the modern human. It’s mainly dietary-related. This is a massive topic though, changing what you eat is only part of solving this problem.
Developing strong extensor muscles is a large and important part of getting an infant ready to sit up and eventually walk. Increased muscle tone and the help and eventually integration of primitive reflexes work together to not only getting us moving in an upright position but also to help the brain develop.
This post was built in response to the repeated questions I get from my female patients on what blood work to routinely each year for there annual check up. This added blood work will typically not cost you any extra but will be a huge asset to your health and lifestyle.
How Archetype Is Positioned To Be Americas # 1 Natural Health and Movement Center.
At Archetype we consistently strive for best natural healthcare practices for our patients and community. For 10 years we have helped 1000's of people through chiropractic but in January 2020 we morphed into a 1 stop shop natural health and performance clinic. We now offer strength, mobility, and altitude classes. We exist to bring the public from a state of dysfunction to function to performance. We want to see you thrive and live the highest quality of life possible.
Tips on goal writing that Dr. John Palmer practices on a regular basis. All you have to do is start.
Vaccinated or Not: This post is basic health recommendations that you need to be healthier and improve your quality of life.
Here at Archetype, we have many services that are available for our patients that aid in or assist with the chiropractic adjustment. Today I will be talking a little bit about cupping, its benefits, what to expect, and what is going on when you are getting cupped during an appointment.
Here at Archetype, we strive to get you up and moving regardless of your fitness level because it’s important for your body as well as your mind to be able to move and adapt. We stress the importance of getting outside and finding an activity you enjoy! We at Archetype would love the opportunity to help you reach your next goal, or better yet, be the best version of yourself.
There is a common misconception that breathing during exercise is simply inhaling through the nose and exhaling through the mouth. While in its most basic essence this is true, there is much more to expand upon regarding this subject.
Where do you go for your information? In today's society it is just as easy to find misinformation as it is to find reliable information. Here at Archetype, we are dedicated to providing you with the correct information to help you become the best and healthiest version of yourself.
Part of our five foundations at Archetype we try to educate our patients on elimination of toxins, and although we can’t limit all toxins, we can educate ourselves to have a healthier, cleaner lifestyle. Let’s look at a chemical that in the past has been used by many companies to transport food as well as serve food in and see how we can eliminate this chemical from our everyday life. This chemical is known as polystyrene or by its trade marked name Styrofoam.
Are you interested in trail or road running? We have a simple plan that will get you started. All you have to do is start reading :) Enjoy!
At Archetype we teach all of our team members, patients, athletes, and anyone else wanting to learn how to live a life through a natural living ethos. We call this natural ethos the Archetype 5 foundations of health. This post is specifically about third foundation of health.
This is the most common response I hear any time I ask to see a patient’s blood work. They have been told that everything is normal, yet they still feel awful. How could this be the case? This post is specifically about why medical and functional blood analysis is different and absolutely needs to be understood
Signs of a retained plantar or Babinski reflex are: Toe walking, Issues with proprioceptive and vestibular systems, Muscles in the back of the legs are affected, altering gait, Trouble with balance, Gravitational insecurity, Trouble with vestibular, visual, and sensory systems.
Almost every professional sports team in America has chiropractors as part of their health care team to assist in keeping athletes healthy. Professionals need chiropractic care but so does every other person on planet earth. Exercise is crucial for a human to be healthy and chiropractic care is 100% needed to keep an athlete moving consistently. We hope you enjoy the information of chiropractic care and athletes. Thank You for reading.
At Archetype foundations two and four talk about your brain-body connection and movement with their importance in our day to day lives. Core stabilization as well as pelvic floor activation cover both topics. In this blog post we touch base on the importance of pelvic neutral, core strength, and what pelvic floor engagement means and how it has become a core staple around the office when communicating to our patients.
We get this question on a regular basis. Modern feet have been shoved in shoes and become almost inept. We wonder why plantar fasciitis shows up, why foot pain shows up, and many other dysfunctions in the foot and posterior chain. We as a modern society need to understand shoes serve a minimal purpose of fashion and aesthetics. Most shoes are not functional and literally prep you to fall as you age by crowding your toes and dumbing down the neurology of sensation.
It’s crucial to be strong and perform well in your day-to-day, but it can also take a toll on you if you don't get the right balance between rest days. It's even more important for those people who are not repairing when they sleep at night because their next workout shouldn't involve heavy lifting or try crushing themselves with another intense workout.
When primitive reflexes persist, a physical program to be optimally effective should be aimed at the earliest developmental and postural level of reflex abnormality. Kids or adults with retained/returned primitive reflexes tend to have poor posture, balance, and coordination.