Posture and Mood

Traditional wisdom says “keep your chin up” or “hold your head high” to improve confidence and mood. Recent research strengthens this advice, including a study in the March issue of Behavioral Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry. Study author Elizabeth Broadbent found that depressed people changing to a more upright posture had “more energy, a less negative mood, and… Read more »

Sarasota Bob: 6 More Cooler Days

Sarasota, Florida – Reporting from his secret location somewhere on Siesta Key, the gopher tortoise known as “Sarasota Bob” regretfully told reporters that he saw his shadow today. Tradition says that Bob seeing his shadow on Gopher Tortoise Day (observed annually on February 2nd), means 6 more days of cooler weather. Bob apologized for seeing… Read more »

Hip Bone’s Connected to the…Elbow?

by Dr. Eric Winder The cause of pain in the body can be difficult to track down. This is why numerous people rely on pain medication. Without a method of treating the root cause, covering up that pain seems the only option. However, to practitioners of fascia-based treatment methods, the source of pain is usually… Read more »

Back Pain? That’s Your Fascia Talking.

By Dr. Eric Winder (as published in the January 2017 issue of Natural Awakenings, Sarasota/Manatee/Charlotte edition) Sam has spinal stenosis. Karen was diagnosed with bulged discs. Martin’s orthopedist informed him that his back is “full of arthritis.” All these individuals had x-rays or MRIs showing these problems. If we took new images again today, their… Read more »

Osprey GentleBay Chiropractic

We now also offer our services at 618 S. Tamiami Trail in Osprey. Just north of the Tervis outlet, south of Walmart, on the west (bay) side. Appointments are available Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Click here for this location on Google Maps.

GentleBay Chiropractic Monthly Special!

For the month of November 2019, a complete Chiropractic New Patient Visit with complete exam and initial treatment is only $85.  All together, this is normally a $150 value, and includes a full one-hour history and detailed exam, with manual therapy/corrective treatment. This is a great opportunity to try our services. Find out if you… Read more »

Get to the “core”, Sarasota style!

Strengthening your “core” muscles is all the rage these days, and for good reason. The core muscles of your trunk and low back are key to good posture, injury prevention and other important effects on health such as proper breathing and heart health. So a strong core is vital whether you’re just wanting to be… Read more »

Gluten-Free Help!

by Mira Winder Finding out that gluten has been affecting your health can be both the best and worst news of your life. Nearly 1 in 10 Americans are now estimated to be either gluten intolerant or have celiac disease. Many more simply want to remove gluten from their diets because of other health concerns…. Read more »

Creepy Cause of Low Back Pain

Many people think that low back pain comes only from active injuries or misuse, like hard falls or lifting improperly. But sometimes just sitting down can be just as harmful to your back.  Are you beating up on your back without knowing it? You might be causing yourself problems if you sit too long at… Read more »