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Dr. Jerod Ochensdorf

About Dr. Jerod Ochensdorf

Dr. Jerod Ochsendorf is a health and wellness expert focusing on overall health, nutrition, exercise and relaxation techniques. He also has a passion for sports. He is the only chiropractor under contract with the University of Minnesota where he maximizes the Gophers’ athlete’s abilities by bringing them chiropractic care. Dr. Jerod regularly speaks on health topics at company, community groups and sport team events.

Build Peace, Don’t Manage Stress

By | May 30th, 2016|Mental Health|

Getting Your Mind Right You don't do "poverty management," you do financial management or wealth accumulation. Similarly, don't manage stress. Instead, build peace. In addition to the mindset of affirmative lifestyle, getting healthy thinking under control is an important part of Essential No. 1 as well. Constant stress and negative thinking suppress the body's immune [...]

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Maintaining Your Posture at Work

By | May 27th, 2016|Physical Health|

Protecting Your Nerves and Joints From head to toe, your every action depends on the commands of your nerves and the mobility of your joints. If either is damaged or obstructed, simple actions become difficult, and pain and illness can develop. The way we treat our joints and soft tissues at work can be quite [...]

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How Toxic is Your Bedroom?

By | May 20th, 2016|Our Thoughts|

Sleep is the time when your body attempts to repair and restore itself from the day’s onslaught of stressors, toxins, chemicals, junk food and other adversaries. What you may not know is there might be many toxins lurking in your bedroom. These toxins are contaminating the environment that should be promoting health and healing. Quick [...]

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Don’t Be Fooled By These Harmful and Toxic Health Foods

By | May 13th, 2016|Nutrition|

Eating healthy is not always as easy as it may seem. Many foods that are pitched to us as “healthy” are anything but. As you look to improve your eating habits, be on the lookout for these Top 5 “Often Disguised As Healthy, But Harmful” Foods: Soy Substitutes While organic soy can be healthy, conventional [...]

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Toxicity: An Unavoidable Reality

By | May 6th, 2016|Physical Health|

The Very Visible Results of Unseen Health Hazards How do you escape all the toxins in the air, in the water, on public buses and airplanes, in your car, the pesticides your neighbors use on their lawn, in home cleaning solutions, and in your shampoo, sunscreen, and toothpaste? Do you have to move to a [...]

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Where Fitness and Physique Diverge

By | April 27th, 2016|Physical Health|

Looks are Deceiving Just because you think you eat right or "pretty good," think you get enough exercise, or even see a chiropractor regularly or occasionally, does not mean you're protected from cancer! Doing these things correctly prevents or fights cancer. I was working out, eating well, and getting adjusted for years. If you looked [...]

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Showing Up is What Matters

By | April 27th, 2016|Physical Health|

Why We All Need to Get Physical While difficult in the moment, exercise helps you feel better pretty much right away. And though it may be tricky to coax yourself out of bed and into your workout clothes, pushing through that wall can reduce your risk of disease—including cancers—significantly. Breast Cancer A study of 2,296 [...]

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Is Your Culture Working?

By | April 27th, 2016|Our Thoughts|

The Secrets of the World's Longest-Living Cultures It's no secret that the world at large views Americans as McDonald's-loving, Solo cup-toting creatures of convenience. And this perception, though obviously not universally applicable, rings true in far too many cases. The United States spends frighteningly huge gobs of money toward health care, but those good-natured dollars [...]

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Cooking Essentials: Using Oils and Flax

By | April 27th, 2016|Nutrition|

The Ins and Outs of Cooking with Various Oils and Flax Adding extra virgin olive oil to a salad instead of dressing? Great idea. Frying chicken in that same oil? Terrible idea, unless you like rancid foods. Don’t make these beginner mistakes. Use this quick cheat sheet to make sure you’re getting the most nutritious [...]

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Are You Holding Your Family Back?

By | April 27th, 2016|Our Thoughts|

Over the past few years that I have been a chiropractor I have noticed that husbands and fathers can be either a barrier to their wives and children receiving natural health care or their #1 supporter.  I wanted to write this blog to both introduce who I am, Dad to Dad, husband to husband and [...]

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