82 – Low Back Pain due to Spinal Instability with Dr. Morgan Massingale and Dr. Tom Padilla

This is Episode 3 of our Low Back Pain Series. In this episode, we discuss what spinal instability is, what contributes to it, and what you can do to help solve it. This series features Dr. Morgan Massingale from Ethos Integrative Medicine and Dr. Tom Padilla from the Doctors of Physical Therapy.   Check out this episode!

Dr. Michelle Retz discusses Adrenal Health

Dr. Retz discusses adrenal health and how to manage stress on the Daily Dose of Nutrition Radio Show hosted by Denise Coventry, R.D.  

Which Form of Vitamin-C is Right for my Skincare?

Written By: Dr. Alexandra Mayer Vitamin C is often touted as a must have ingredient in skincare. With its long list of benefits, it’s easy to understand why! This powerful antioxidant has been shown to brighten the skin, smooth wrinkles, promote collagen production, diminish the appearance of scars, and protect against harmful UV damage (when…

58 – Secrets to Performance Optimization: Cell Signaling

Performance Optimization goes beyond strength training and mobility. There is an aspect of your biochemistry and physiology that also needs to fine-tuned.  Dr. Warren Brown and Dr. Matt discuss how hormones affect performance optimization and how it can help you reach another level.  To learn more about Dr. Warren you can visit his website www.CA4Sport.com  Dr.…

57 – Secrets to Performance Optimization: Energy

Performance Optimization goes beyond strength training and mobility. There is an aspect of your biochemistry and physiology that also needs to fine-tuned.  Dr. Warren Brown and Dr. Matt discuss the various aspects of performance optimization and how it can help you reach another level.  To learn more about Dr. Warren you can visit his website www.CA4Sport.com …

53 – The Mindset Needed to Overcome an Injury

In this episode, Brian and I discuss the mindset that is needed to help you recover from injury fast and come back stronger then you were before.  Brian Cain, MPM is the creator of The Mental Performance Mastery (MPM) Coaching Certification Course,  a #1 International Best-Selling Author, Speaker and Consultant. Brian is widely regarded as the foremost…

52 – Knee Pain in Climbers and How To Prevent It

This is Episode 5 in our Climbing Series. In this episode, I interview Dr. Michelle Snow of Ascend Chiropractic who helps me understand more about treating climbers and how she approaches knee issues. Dr. Matt is the host of the Ethos Athletes Podcast and is a co-owner of Ethos Integrative Medicine in Scottsdale, AZ. Dr. Matt…

51 – Hands and Wrists for Climbers feat. Dr. Michelle Snow

This is Episode 4 in our Climbing Series. In this episode, I interview Dr. Michelle Snow of Ascend Chiropractic who helps me understand more about treating climbers and how she approaches issues with the hands and wrists. Dr. Matt is the host of the Ethos Athletes Podcast and is a co-owner of Ethos Integrative Medicine in Scottsdale, AZ.…

50 – Low Back and Hip Flexors for Climbers feat. Dr. Michelle Snow

This is Episode 3 in our Climbing Series. In this episode, I interview Dr. Michelle Snow of Ascend Chiropractic who helps me understand more about treating climbers and how she approaches issues with the low back. When it comes to injury treatment and prevention, one of the sports that often gets overlooked is the world of…

49 – Shoulder and Thoracic Spine in Climbers feat. Dr. Michelle Snow

This is Episode 2 in our Climbing Series. In this episode, I interview Dr. Michelle Snow of Ascend Chiropractic who helps me understand more about treating climbers and how she approaches issues with the shoulder. When it comes to injury treatment and prevention, one of the sports that often gets overlooked is the world of climbing.…

48 – Common Injuries in Climbers feat. Dr. Michelle Snow

Ethos Athletes is about being able to provide resources to help individuals stay active in their life. When it comes to injury treatment and prevention, one of the sports that often gets overlooked is the world of climbing. I wanted to help provide a resource for individuals who love to climb in addition to learning…

Hormone Replacement Therapy Remains the Most Effective Remedy for Bothersome Menopausal Symptoms

Hormone replacement therapy has been helping women overcome their menopause symptoms since 1942, when the Food and Drug Administration first approved it. Since then, it has undergone countless clinical trials and has risen and dipped in popularity, but still remains the most effective treatment for menopause symptoms. At Ethos Integrative Medicine, our naturopathic doctors understand…

45 – Peptide Therapy for Joint Pain and Sports Injuries feat. Ryan Smith

This is episode 3 in our Peptide Series. In this episode, Ryan Smith and I discuss the Peptides we have seen be clinically effective for treating joint pain and sports injuries. The peptides we discuss in this podcast are BPC-157, TB4, AOD + HA, Pentosan Polysulfate, Cerebrolysin, and GHK-Cu. To learn more about peptide therapy,…

44 – Peptide Therapy for Sleep, Energy, and Body Composition with Ryan Smith

The is episode 2 of our Peptide Series featuring Ryan Smith. Many of our patients come to us looking for ways to improve their sleep and energy.  In this episode, we discuss a few of the peptides that we use to augment our treatment plans and help boost our patients’ sleep better, have more energy,…

Microneedling with PRP: Why It’s One of the Hottest Trends in Facial Rejuvenation

Not too long ago your only option for reversing the signs of aging was a surgical procedure with a lengthy recovery time. But not anymore. Now you have many nonsurgical options for rejuvenating your skin and refreshing your look with minimal-to-no downtime. At Ethos Integrative Medicine, we’ve combined two of the most revolutionary facial rejuvenating…

Why PRP Is a Game-Changer in Treating Damaged Joints and Tendons

Leading-edge medical treatments sometimes take decades to filter down to everyday patients, since expansive testing is usually required to assure that such treatments don’t have unwanted side effects. This is complicated by the fact that, often, two people may respond to drugs in very different ways. Sometimes, extremely large volumes of study are necessary to…

42 – What’s Disrupting Your Hormones? feat. Dr. Alexandra Mayer and Kelli Michelle

One of the questions that we commonly get asked: “What caused my hormones to be this way?” Unfortunately, that answer has a lot of different factors involved and one of them has to do with the chemicals we are exposed to everyday. In this podcast, we discuss some of what those chemical exposures are as…

41 – Understanding Symmetry feat. Dr. Jeremy Kerrigan

In Episode 32, we talked about the 4 components that can cause joint pain: Articulation, Neuromuscular, Stability, and Symmetry. I wanted to take a further dive into Symmetry to learn what causes our bodies to become more asymmetrical then normal. For this podcast, I brought on my friend, Dr. Jeremy Kerrigan of the Chiropractic Wellness…

40 – Could You Be Experiencing Nerve Pain? feat. Dr. John Lyftogt

As many of you know I specialize in treating joint pain. I was having great outcomes but also knew that there were some patients that were not getting 100% better. Determined to find an answer, I set out to take get trainied in Perineural Injection Therapy from the main researcher behind it, Dr. John Lyftogt.…

5 Signs You Have a Testosterone Deficiency

Falloff of hormone production with age is common for both women and men. Testosterone, the principal sex hormone in men, falls below 300 nanograms per deciliter of blood for about 2% of men. However, levels don’t need to fall that low before you experience the effects of declining testosterone production. These effects aren’t predictable. It’s…

Thinning Hair? Learn About Our Regenerative Medicine Solution

While hair loss is commonly associated with men, thinning hair is a great equalizer, affecting 35 million adult men and 21 million adult women in the United States. That’s the bad news. The good news is that, regardless of gender, there is a solution, and it’s right under your nose, or your skin, in this…

37 – PRP and Stem Cell for Hip Pain

Dr. Matthew Hernandez is joined by Nashville Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Ethan Kellum to discuss how they treat hip pain using Stem Cell and PRP Therapy. Dr. Ethan Kellum is the owner of Nashville Regenerative Orthopedics where he utilizes Regenerative Medicine in his practice to treat joint pain.   Dr. Matt is the host of the Ethos Athletes Podcast…

36 – PRP and Stem Cell Therapy for Knee Pain

Dr. Matthew Hernandez is joined by Nashville Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Ethan Kellum to discuss how they treat knee pain using Stem Cell and PRP Therapy. Dr. Ethan Kellum is the owner of Nashville Regenerative Orthopedics where he utilizes Regenerative Medicine in his practice to treat joint pain.   Dr. Matt is the host of the Ethos Athletes Podcast…

Winter is Prime Time for a Chemical Peel

As you age, you begin to see changes in your facial skin. Your skin loses some of its collagen, the protein that’s kept it smooth and supple. In your 40s, you may begin to see fine lines around your eyes and mouth, and in your 50s, they can become more prominent. Dark spots may appear…

35 – Stem Cell and PRP for Elbow and Wrist Pain

Dr. Matthew Hernandez is joined by Nashville Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Ethan Kellum to discuss how they treat elbow and wrist pain using Stem Cell and PRP Therapy. Dr. Ethan Kellum is the owner of Nashville Regenerative Orthopedics where he utilizes Regenerative Medicine in his practice to treat joint pain.   Dr. Matt is the host of the Ethos…

34 – Stem Cell and PRP for Shoulder Pain

Dr. Matthew Hernandez is joined by Nashville Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Ethan Kellum to discuss how they treat shoulder pain using Stem Cell and PRP Therapy. Dr. Ethan Kellum is the owner of Nashville Regenerative Orthopedics where he utilizes Regenerative Medicine in his practice to treat joint pain.   Dr. Matt is the host of the Ethos Athletes Podcast…

33 – Basics of Stem Cell and PRP Therapy for Joint Pain

Click to Download Dr. Matthew Hernandez is joined by Nashville Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Ethan Kellum to the basics of Stem Cell and PRP Therapy for joint pain. Dr. Ethan Kellum is the owner of Nashville Regenerative Orthopedics where he utilizes Regenerative Medicine in his practice to treat joint pain.   Dr. Matt is the host of the Ethos…

32 – Is Your Joint Pain Being Evaluated Properly?

Dr. Matthew Hernandez is joined by Nashville Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Ethan Kellum to discuss how they both approach joint pain and why many people are not treated properly.  Dr. Ethan Kellum is the owner of Nashville Regenerative Orthopedics where he utilizes Regenerative Medicine in his practice to treat joint pain.   Dr. Matt is the host of…

30 – Dry Needling Basics with Dr. Jennifer Hallquist

Click to Download Dr. Jennifer Hallquist, owner of Lift Therapeutics, discusses why Dry Needling can help solve your aches and pains. Dr. Matt is the host of the Ethos Athletes Podcast and is a co-owner of  Ethos Integrative Medicine in Scottsdale, AZ. Dr. Matt specializes in Regenerative and Restorative Sports Medicine, providing advanced minimally invasive (non-surgical) treatments…

29 – Sports Massage for Recovery feat. Don Wong

Click to Download Licensed Massage Therapist, Don Wong, discusses the importance of getting a sports massage to prevent injury and improve recovery. Learn more about Don by Clicking Here. Dr. Matt is the host of the Ethos Athletes Podcast and is a co-owner of Ethos Integrative Medicine in Scottsdale, AZ. Dr. Matt specializes in Regenerative and Restorative…

Perineural Injection Therapy

What is Perineural Injection Therapy? Perineural Injection Therapy (PIT) treats inflamed and injured nerves that cause chronic pain. The nerve pain can be due to trauma, arthritis, sports injuries, overuse, occupational, or surgical injuries. PIT is a proven safe, effective treatment for patients who are experiencing joint pain and are considering options outside of surgery…

24 – Why Weight Training Prevents Your Body from Aging

Click to Download Personal Trainer Janet McConnell discusses why weight training prevents your body from aging. Dr. Matt is the host of the Ethos Athletes Podcast and is a co-owner of Ethos Integrative Medicine in Scottsdale, AZ. Dr. Matt specializes in Regenerative and Restorative Sports Medicine, providing advanced minimally invasive (non-surgical) treatments to athletes.

23 – The Benefit of Weight Training to Boost Metabolism

Click to Download Personal Trainer Janet McConnell discusses why the best way to boost metabolism is through weight training. Dr. Matt is the host of the Ethos Athletes Podcast and is a co-owner of Ethos Integrative Medicine in Scottsdale, AZ. Dr. Matt specializes in Regenerative and Restorative Sports Medicine, providing advanced minimally invasive (non-surgical) treatments to athletes.

Considerations for Finding a Regenerative Medicine Practitioner

Seeing a physician that is dedicated to Regenerative Orthopedics? Many physicians are starting to see how effective Regenerative Medicine treatments can be for treating joint pain and preventing surgery. However, not all physicians offering these services are created equal. A large percentage of these physicians are family medicine doctors, burned out emergency medicine physicians, etc..…

Am I Healthy Enough for a Regenerative Medicine Treatment?

Regenerative Medicine is an exciting field that offers safe and effective treatments for joint pain and sports injuries. However, it is important to know that not everyone is a candidate for these treatments. Take a look at the list below to find out if you are a candidate. Who is an Ideal Candidate for Regenerative…

Which Regenerative Medicine Treatment is Right for Me?

“Do you offer PRP Therapy?” “Can prolotherapy help with my severe hip arthritis?” “Can PRP Therapy help my shoulder pain?” These are just a few of the questions that we are happy to answer when patients call and ask us. However we know not everyone wants to call, so I decided to write an article…

What is Causing My Joint Pain?

When it comes to addressing joint pain, many individuals don’t get the results they are looking for because their healthcare practitioner failed to address the “complete picture” of their joint health. In this article you will learn: The basics of the four major factors that make a healthy joint How these factors play into joint…

18 – Is Insulin Really a Bad Guy? Feat. Dr. Alexandra Mayer and Kelli Michelle

Click to Download Dr. Alexandra Mayer and Kelli Michelle discuss the facts and myths surrounding insulin and its effects on the human body. Dr. Alexandra Mayer is a co-owner of Ethos Integrative Medicine in Scottsdale, AZ. Dr. Alex specializes in Women’s Medicine and Medical Aesthetics where she works to help her patients live a life they love. Kelli…

14 – Nutrition and Hormone Optimization for Men with Dr. Alexandra Mayer and Kelli Michelle

Click to Download Dr. Matthew Hernandez and Kelli Michelle discuss a few challenges men can face with hormones and give a step-by-step guide on how to improve them. Kelli is the owner of Keep Moving Forward where she works with individuals to meet their goals using nutrition. Dr. Matt is the host of the Ethos Athletes Podcast…

13 – Nutrition and Hormone Optimization for Women with Dr. Alexandra Mayer and Kelli Michelle

Click to Download Dr. Alexandra Mayer and Kelli Michelle discuss a few challenges women can face with hormones and give a step-by-step guide on how to improve them. Dr. Alexandra Mayer is a co-owner of Ethos Integrative Medicine in Scottsdale, AZ. Dr. Alex specializes in Women’s Medicine and Medical Aesthetics where she works to help her patients live…

12 – Macro Tracking for Weight Loss with Kelli Michelle

Click to Download Kelli, from Keep Moving Forward, discusses the Macro Tracking for individuals wanting to lose weight. She also explains the differences between losing 15-20 lbs compared to 50-100 lbs and the strategies needed to be successful. Dr. Matt is the host of the Ethos Athletes Podcast and is an owner of Ethos Integrative Medicine in Scottsdale, AZ. Dr.…

11 – Macro Tracking for Athletic Performance with Kelli Michelle

Click to Download Many CrossFit athletes don’t know where to start when it comes to using nutrition to boost performance. In this podcast, Kelli from Keep Moving Forward gives you a starting point and helps you avoid common pitfalls that athletes make. Dr. Matt is the host of the Ethos Athletes Podcast and is an owner of Ethos…

08 – Elbow and Wrist Mobility with Dr. Tom Padilla

Click to Download Dr. Tom discusses causes of elbow and wrist immobility and provides ways to improve them. Dr. Tom is the owner of The Doctors of Physical Therapy in Scottsdale, AZ. He specializes in Orthopedic and Sports Rehabilitation and primarily works with CrossFit athletes, runners, and golfers. Dr. Matt is the host of the…

07 – Knee, Ankle, and Foot Mobility with Dr. Tom Padilla

Click to Download Dr. Tom discusses causes of knee, ankle, and foot immobility and provides ways to improve them. Dr. Tom is the owner of The Doctors of Physical Therapy in Scottsdale, AZ. He specializes in Orthopedic and Sports Rehabilitation and primarily works with CrossFit athletes, runners, and golfers. Dr. Matt is the host of…

05 – Hip Mobility with Dr. Tom Padilla

Click to Download Dr. Tom discusses the causes of hip immobility and provides ways to improve it. Dr. Tom is the owner of The Doctors of Physical Therapy in Scottsdale, AZ. He specializes in Orthopedic and Sports Rehabilitation and primarily works with CrossFit athletes, runners, and golfers. Dr. Matt is the host of the Ethos…

04 – Shoulder Mobility with Dr. Tom Padilla

Click to Download Dr. Tom discusses causes of shoulder immobility and provides ways to improve them. Dr. Tom is the owner of The Doctors of Physical Therapy in Scottsdale, AZ. He specializes in Orthopedic and Sports Rehabilitation and primary works with CrossFit athletes, runners, and golfers. Dr. Matt is the host of the Ethos Athletes…

03 – Common Mistakes in Mobility & How to Fix Them with Dr. Tom Padilla

Click to Download This is the second episode in our Mobility Series featuring Dr. Tom Padilla of The Doctors of Physical Therapy. In this episode, Dr. Tom talks about common mistakes CrossFit athletes make when it comes to mobility and shares tips on how to correct them. Dr. Tom is the owner of The Doctors of Physical…

02 – Mobility Basics with Dr. Tom Padilla

Click to Download This episode is the start of our Mobility Series featuring Dr. Tom Padilla of The Doctors of Physical Therapy. In this episode, Dr. Tom answers frequently asked questions regarding mobility. Dr. Tom is the owner of The Doctors of Physical Therapy in Scottsdale, AZ. He specializes in Orthopedic and Sports Rehabilitation and primary works with CrossFit…

Treating Plantar Fasciitis

So you have been dealing with foot pain and have probably asked yourself “What is causing this pain?” What is the plantar fascia? Fascia is a type of connective tissue that surrounds and separates muscles and often adds to stability. Your plantar fascia is located on the bottom of your foot and stretches from your…

Tips for Glowing Skin

Why is my skin aging so fast? It happens to almost all women. One day you look in the mirror and are happy with how you look. Your complexion calmed down from its previous breakouts, your skin seems smooth, bright and has a youthful (but wise) glow about it. Perfect! Then all of the sudden…

2018 Beauty Trends

It’s the new year and with that comes new beauty trends to watch out for. Some of these trends we love, others…not so much. This is what we predict you will be seeing more of in 2018. As always, what matters is that you feel beautiful and confident! There are so many treatment options out…

Treating Shoulder Pain

Ethos Approach to Shoulder Pain Shoulder pain is the #1 sports injury we see in our office. These patients have usually had shoulder issues for a long period of time and have exhausted their options for relief. They may have gotten some improvement here and there but they have mainly “learned to live with it.” Our…

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound: A Cost-Effective Approach to Diagnosing Sports Injuries

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound is a great way to assess sports-related injuries and is significantly more cost-effective than an MRI. When it comes to sports injuries, imaging can play an important role in determining exactly what is causing pain to occur. Most sports injuries occur when there is damage to a muscle, ligament, or tendon. Musculoskeletal Ultrasound…

Top 5 Lessons from the Regenerative Medicine Conference

The conference teaches physicians about the latest research and techniques in PRP and Stem Cell therapies for Sports Medicine. PRP Therapy is THE superior treatment for mild to moderate osteoarthritis Several studies have been conducted using PRP for mild to moderate Osteoarthritis in the knee and hip. During these studies, PRP Therapy was compared to…

Your Doctor’s Approach to CrossFit Injuries

I can’t tell you the amount of times we’ve had patients come into our office saying “After my injury, my doctor told me to stop CrossFit.” My usual response to this is “How do you feel about that?”…I’m sure you can guess their answer at this point. I’m a physician who treats a lot of…

Thinning Hair: What is the cost?

A blow to your confidence. Thinning hair plays a detrimental role on the way you look. A healthy head of hair not only plays a huge role in graceful aging, it also drastically affects one’s confidence. We know the cost of not having a full head of hair, but what about the cost of treatment?…

Tips for Better Sleep

We have all heard how important sleep is for our health. Yet, the majority of us are unable to achieve proper sleep. Below are some tips that you can do to help you improve your sleep and your overall health. Tip#1 Increase your cortisol levels by exposing yourself to direct sunlight for 30 minutes a…

Prevention Through Sports Physicals

What is a Sports Physical? Sports physicals are designed to focus on athletic issues and determine the level of safety at which a student athlete can participate. Top Reasons for a Sports Physical Ensure the safety of the student athlete participating in activity Identify any life threatening medical conditions Identify and treat conditions that may…

Tips to Boost Your Testosterone

Testosterone is a hormone produced in the body that plays a large role in impacts sexual and reproductive function, muscle mass, hair growth and energy. There are a number of things that can lower your testosterone from medications to exposure of estrogen-like compounds from food, water and the environment. A decrease in testosterone can lead…

Why Am I Losing My Hair?

  Did you know that 65% of men by age 60 and 40% of women by age 40 will have visibly noticeable hair loss? Many people think that hair loss is something that only affects you as you age. In fact, the majority of people actively searching treatments to reduce hair loss or restore their…

So You Want to Detox: Tips to Ensure You are Successful

We get asked about different detox programs quite frequently. Many of our patients like the idea of doing a detox, but have no idea where to start in picking a safe and beneficial program. A good detox will have a wide range of health benefits, but picking a good program is vital. With the right…

Is Your Range of Motion Limiting Your Golf Swing

One of the most vital aspects to a golfer’s swing is their range of motion. In this video, Dr. Matt will talk about how having a limited range of motion in your neck can negatively affect your golf swing. Dr. Matt combines his certification from the Titleist Performance Institute (TPI), the most recognized golf fitness program in the world, with his medical…

Pain Relief

Pain is your body’s way of telling you that something is wrong. Many times people experiencing pain take medications for temporary relief but the pain still persists after the medication wears off. In addition, these medications tend to have unwanted side effects if taken frequently, such as liver damage and stomach ulcers. They can also…

Amenorrhea: I’m not getting a period, and I know I’m not pregnant.  So what?

Why the lack of a period needs to be evaluated by your doctor. Secondary amenorrhea occurs when women who have previously had a period and now are not. The actual definition is the cessation of menses for 3 months in women with previously regular cyclic periods, or 6 months in women with a history of…