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Is your diet causing your inflammation?

Have you ever wondered why you’re always bloated or why your face is breaking out like your hitting puberty all over again? It could be as easy as your diet. The foods we eat can have more impact on our bodies than just the size of your pants. Many foods we find in the grocery [...]

Thirsty?

If our body is already 60% water then why is it so important to stay hydrated? Staying hydrated is meant as a way to replace the water that your body loses daily. Water plays such an important role in our body. It helps regulate our body’s temperature, lubricates our joints, and it even helps transport [...]

Finding the Perfect Fitness Tracker

In the early 2000s, many people would wear a step counter on their hips or shoes to count their daily steps. These trackers were a motivation for people to get out, get active, and to hit their daily step goals. Now 10 years later the fad is back, but with more features, technology, and knowledge. [...]

Cycling got you all tingly, in a not so good way?

by Dr. Bryan Bingham Numbness and tingling can be a very unsettling sensation, particularly if these symptoms are experienced in sensitive areas of the body.  For men there is no area in the body that is more sensitive than the groin.  Experiencing numbness and tingling in the groin is not an uncommon experience for cyclists, [...]

How Blue Light Affects Sleep

Blue is the color between violet and green on the optical spectrum of visible light. It turns out that the blue light emitted from our electronics tricks our brains into thinking that it is still daytime. This is especially crucial during the night when we are getting ready to sleep. The blue light inhibits our body’s [...]

Preventing Travel Aches and Pains

The holiday season is upon us which comes with many wonderful things that we can all look forward to experiencing.  With the good comes the bad and the bad in this case is travel. It was estimated that there were over 75,000 people at the Indianapolis Air Port the day before Thanksgiving this year!  Traveling [...]

Welcoming Dr. Drew Hunt to Compass Chiropractic

I was born in Indianapolis and was raised in Broad Ripple and Carmel.  Growing up, my siblings and I played just about every sport but excelled at football, baseball and hockey.  I attended Cathedral High School, where my interest in sports medicine first began. I played football, rugby and baseball and really valued my overall [...]

Keep Your Kids Healthy This Winter

My youngest daughter has had a case of the "perma-snots" for about as long as she has been on this planet.  Whether it is the dead of winter or the dog days of summer, there was a steady stream of snot running out of her nose. There was also the occasional sore throats, stomach bugs and general [...]

Two weeks to Thanksgiving Wellness Challenge

Thanksgiving marks the opening day of the holiday eating season and what starts as wonderful meal shared by loved can start a downward spiral of eating and glutinous behaviors. From the parties to the well-intentioned gifts, bad food is impossible to escape during the holidays. Everyone knows that misery loves company and if your eating [...]

Tennis Elbow and Golfer’s Elbow – What You Can Do

by Aaron Day The Rundown A behind-the-scenes look at Epicondylitis, the rise of the overuse Injury affecting the elbow; we will go in depth and expose the truth behind medial/lateral Epicondylitis, its causes, and its long-term or temporary toll it places amongst today’s athletes. The elbow joint is made up of three bones, the upper [...]