Mouthguards Do More Than Just Protect Teeth

There are good reasons why you don’t want to go with an over-the-counter (OTC) mouthguard to protect teeth during contact sports. They tend not to fit as well, are less comfortable and are significantly less effective than custom-fit guards. And protecting the teeth is only one of the things they do. The point is pounded …

Sports & Athletes as Healers? (Guest Post)

I once mentioned to a dear old friend that I thought school teachers should be paid what sports players make and the guys who run around with a little ball should be paid a teacher’s wage. My friend, also a healer, replied, “We need sports as an outlet for frustration and aggression. Instead of invading …

Boosting Performance through Proper Jaw Alignment

greggoconnell/flickr From the Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville): There’s a new performance-enhancer coming to professional and amateur locker rooms. It’s not a pill, won’t fit in a syringe and can’t be blended into a shake or smoothie. Plus, it’s legal. It might sound ridiculous that a mouthguard could make a significant difference in performance, but the makers …