5 Ergonomic Tips for the Office

Don’t position your office chair too high – While it’s important to ensure that your office chair is high enough to effectively work at your desk, most people tend to sit too high off of the ground. A seat height between 16-21 inches off of the ground is a good rule of thumb. With your feet […]


This Mondays Muscles are the Peroneals The peroneals also known as the fibularis muscle group are found on the outer side of you lower leg, foot and ankle. They help to rotate your foot outward and are important muscles in balance. If you suffer from chronic ankle sprains or suspect you may have poor balance […]


Opiate related drug addiction and dependency continues to rise and poses a significant threat to our citizens and to our healthcare system. Too often these pain killers are routinely prescribed to address chronic pain which precipitates the inevitable drug dependency that follows. Prescribing doctors and pharmacists will verbally reiterate to take the medication only as […]


Avoid Injuries this New Year: Dr. Mayr’s tips for avoiding sports injuries on the slopes and at the gym in 2016 With the beautiful winter sports weather in the Northwest this year, many of you will likely be heading up to the passes for some skiing, snowboarding, snow shoeing and other outdoor fun. It is […]

Weekend Wellness Tip: The Benefits of Eating Collagen

Collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body and it is responsible for providing the strength and structure of bones, muscles, skin and tendons. Our body’s own production of collagen naturally declines as we age. Decreased skin elasticity, appearance of wrinkles, joint cartilage degeneration and changes in hair and nails are all correlated […]

Battling Metabolic Syndrome with Ideal Protein

Metabolic Syndrome, arguably the “epidemic of the century”, is the name given to a general disorder characterized by four hallmark symptoms: Hyperglycemia (High Blood Sugar) An excess of glucose in the bloodstream Hyperlipidemia (Fat in the bloodstream) High Blood Pressure and Central Obesity The late Gerald Reaven MD (Professor of Medicine at Stanford University) was […]

Meatless Monday Recipe: Maple Curry Brussels Sprouts

Maple curried Brussels sprouts are a healthy and delicious vegetable side dish that serves as a perfect addition to your holiday meal. Brussels sprouts belong to the cruciferous vegetable group. Other cruciferous veggies include broccoli, cauliflower, bok choy and cabbage. Brussels sprouts are a healthy addition to your meal because they support liver detoxification and […]

Weekend Wellness Tip: Explore the Adult Coloring Book Craze

If you’ve walked into a bookstore recently, I’m sure you saw an extensive selection of adult coloring books. These coloring books, however, are different from the ones you used in kindergarten because the designs are intricate and aesthetically pleasing. Here are several reasons why people are getting behind the adult coloring book craze: The act […]

50 Pounds Lighter: Mandi’s 6 Month Weight Loss Journey

Using the Ideal Protein weight loss method, Mandi (a patient at Graham Rehabilitation and Wellness) has lost 50 pounds in 6 months! Ideal Protein is a medically developed weight loss method that targets fat loss while supporting lean body mass.Over 20 years of evolution have gone into the 4 phase Ideal Protein Protocol: Phase 1: With […]

Weekend Wellness Tip: Coconut Oil Benefits

Coconut oil is a staple product in my kitchen and bathroom. It has to be one of the most versatile “foods” out there because it can be used for much more than cooking. Coconut oil is a medium chain fatty acid which allows it to be metabolized differently from other dietary fats. Coconut oil is […]