Texting is Hazardous to Your Health

Texting and using electronic devices is quickly becoming one of the most dangerous activities that you could do for your posture. In fact, it’s a good way to cause a disc herniation in your cervical spine. When your head is in neutral, it puts about 10-12lbs of force on your neck. When people use electronic Read more about Texting is Hazardous to Your Health[…]

Inactivity Deadlier Than Obesity

Want to live a longer, healthier, happier life? It’s easy, move! Inactivity puts your health at a major risk. In fact, according to a new large scale European study, inactivity is twice as deadly as obesity. Let’s put that into perspective. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), obesity is a common risk factor for heart Read more about Inactivity Deadlier Than Obesity[…]

Abdominal Hollowing vs Bracing the Core

“Draw your belly button to your spine” is a universally accepted cue for abdominal hollowing that perhaps you have heard before. In fact, it has become so popular that abdominal hollowing is one of the #1 exercises to be prescribed by a therapist for low back pain. You’ll see the cue used in yoga classes, Read more about Abdominal Hollowing vs Bracing the Core[…]

Team Run for HD

On July 25th, 2015, Dr. Damhoff will working with Team Run for HD. He will be attending the Chicagoland Sunset Half Marathon, 10k, & 5k to provide Active Release Technique (ART) for members of Team Run for HD Chicago. HD, or Huntington’s Disease, is a neurodegenerative genetic disorder affecting muscle coordination and leading to mental Read more about Team Run for HD[…]

YCAN Food Truck Fest May 16th

Who: YCAN What: Food Truck Fest! Where: St. John’s Episcopal Church When: May 16th 11am-4pm Why: To support Loaves & Fishes Community Services Imagine yourself on a beautiful Saturday afternoon eating a variety of tasty foods to satisfy your palate with a drink in your hand (could be beer, wine, water, pop whichever, you prefer) Read more about YCAN Food Truck Fest May 16th[…]

New Partnership with GRO Marathon Team

Elite Performance Institute is excited to announce a new partnership with the GRO Marathon Team. Dr. Brian Damhoff will serve as the official team chiropractor and sports medicine consultant. The GRO team is based out of Geneva Running Outfitters located in, yep you guessed it, Geneva, IL. Geneva Running Outfitters was voted as one of Read more about New Partnership with GRO Marathon Team[…]