• deadlifting, january harshe, brandon harshe, harshe chiropractic, maricopa, az, chiropractor

    Safe and Healthy Deadlifting > Ego Lifting

    Last November, I tore my right subscapularis (the muscle on the front of the shoulder blade and also part of the rotator cuff) from overdoing heavy incline and shoulder presses. A torn subscapularis is typically an overuse injury found in the elderly. THE ELDERLY. Talk about a rude awakening that my body could no longer hang with the brutal lifting…

  • sleep, sleep hygiene, sleep health, sleep deprivation, maricopa, az, harshe chiropractic, brandon harshe

    What Sleep Deprivation Can Look Like

    SLEEP is the absolute key to this change. The picture on the left is from early December 2015, late one night at the gym after a very stressful day. Our sixth baby was in the throes of 10 straight months of teething, so January and I weren’t sleeping much at all. Because of this lack of sleep, my mental health…

  • osteophytes, bone spurs, hyperlordosis, kyphosis, reverse curve, maricopa, az, chiropractor, chiropractic, brandon harshe

    Chiropractic & Osteophytes (aka Bone Spurs)

    Osteophytes, otherwise known as bone spurs, are a very common condition, especially as people age. Most people believe that bone spurs are a part of life and that they come with the territory of getting older and things breaking down. But that is not necessarily the case. First off, let’s define what a bone spur is. From Wikipedia: Osteophytes, commonly…