Insurance Is Not Healthcare

 (Originally published in the Senior Review January 2018 – UPDATED May 10, 2019) Better Alternatives to the Health Insurance Trap Our society has been scripted to believe “insurance is health care”. Here’s a paradigm shift – it’s not! The Insurance Option Contrary to what many politicians preach, insurance is simply one way of paying for […]

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TV & Media Addiction – A Modern Crisis In A Digital Age

I recently accompanied a friend while he made a car purchase. While he was test driving the vehicle, the dealer shared how important it was to drive your car every day.  He explained how vehicles which sit stagnant quickly lose lubrication to their moving parts and their seals start to dry out and crack. In […]

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Are You a Boom-Bust Inflammatory Junkie?

One common definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. Unfortunately, that repetition is characteristic of a cycle many people living with chronic pain and instability find themselves in. Our nervous system resembles a computer – information goes in … it is processed … and then there […]

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Backsmith Patient Appreciation Open House – December 1, 2018

Join Us For Food, Fun & More! Patient Appreciation Day Clinic Open House Saturday, December 1, 2018 – 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Backsmith Advanced Physical Therapy 3409 Schofield Avenue – Weston (click for directions & map) Meet Dr. Voigt Smith PT DPT CredMDT inventor of the Backsmith™ Selective Stabilization Support™ and the Backsmith™ Adjustable […]

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The Effects of Aging, and 5 Things You Can Do About It

“The old gray mare, she ain’t what she used to be … !” Many “seasoned” individuals (yes, and that includes me!) can recall sitting around a camp fire singing that old famous folk song. There’s a lot of truth in those lyrics. In case you haven’t noticed, your body is changing! Some of the many […]

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Marijuana, Hemp & Cana Oil: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You!

My grandfather was a “Weed Inspector” in Illinois.  This retirement job made him little extra money. Mostly it gave him an excuse to ride his motorcycle and interact with farmers. My grandfather’s job was to find cannabis where it grew across the rural countryside and to make sure it was legally disposed of. Marijuana vs […]

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