ALL proceeds go directly to the McElroy family.

The McElroy Family pictured above. Eric was recently diagnosed with Leukemia and a benefit is being held on August 13th at Anatomy Physical Fitness.
Eric is a beloved trainer and friend of ours at Anatomy Physical Fitness who has been recently diagnosed with Stage 1 CML Leukemia.
He's not only loved by all of his clients & co-workers but has an amazing wife & 3 children. 
Let's show Eric some love & come help him pay his medical bills that are quickly accumulating! 

Come train with any of the Anatomy Physical Fitness trainers for FREE all day! All we ask is that you find it in your heart to donate something for the hour(s) that you workout at the benefit to Eric McElroy's family. 
Be sure to bring cash in order to compete in some of our strength (and silly) competitions, too! You won't want to miss them! 
ALL proceeds go directly to the McElroy family.

The event is being held on Saturday, August 13th!!  Message me to schedule a 1-1 or small group personal training session with any of our kick ass trainers OR come attend any of the following classes:

6:45-7:30am Beginner Yoga 
Taught by Mary Jo

7:00-7:45am Fitness Kickboxing 
Taught by Andrea Longtin

8:00-8:30am Total Body Bootcamp
Taught by Teresa Udovich 

8:00-9:00am Krav Maga 
Taught by Andrea Longtin

9-10am Mobility Class
Taught by Dr. Korzen 

10:00am-2:00pm Kettlebell Competition 
Run by Rock Cox
follow link to sign up for competition:

3-4pm Kids Speed & Agility 
Taught by Kevin Laird 

Come help us kick Cancer's Ass, one workout at a time! 

Feel free to contact me with any questions at or 708-821-8104

If you are unable to attend but still want to make a difference please visit Eric's go fund me page;
Check out for information on health, fitness, wellness and nutrition.  I recently contributed (although only a small portion) to a article and wanted to share it with you.  Click this link or the image above to go directly to the site.  My contribution is pasted below:

6. Cradling a PhoneCradling a phone to your ear may be an easy way to stay hands-free on a call, but it could also be causing your headaches. “If a person is cradling a phone, the two most common muscles that become shortened, tight and irritated are the upper trapezius and levator scapulae,” says chiropractor Erik Korzen. “And tightness in both of these muscles can lead to tension headaches.” Switching sides, using a headset and integrating stretching and massage can help to prevent this upper-shoulder tension. 

Tightness and Pain in the upper back, neck and shoulder areas are very common.  So how do we fix it?  Here a few general tips that I routinely recommend to my patients.

1. Find an aggravating factor (like cradling a phone) and REMOVE or REDUCE it  (stop cradling the phone as much)

2. Perform regular POSTURAL corrections, 10x every hour, like this:

3. Exercise regularly, at least 2-3 days per week.  My mantra with patients: KEEP THINGS MOVING.

4. Increase your water intake to approximately your 1/2 of your bodyweight in ounces per day. EXAMPLE: you weigh 200 lbs then drink 100 oz of water per day (hydration keeps your joints and muscles moving more smoothly)

5. Clean-up your diet.  Reduce or eliminate processed carbohydrates and really any/all processed foods.  Focus on eating FRUITS and VEGETABLES every day.  Include a good amount of healthy fats and proteins every morning.

6. Find a healthcare professional that is able to GUIDE you in the right direction.  You should fix your problem, with the help of someone that is knowledgable.

Thanks for reading this post and I'm glad I was able to share the article with you.  As always, I look forward to hearing from you.

Be Blessed!
-Dr. K


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    Erik Korzen DC is a chiropractic physician and educator.  He is passionate about re-defining the chiropractic profession and is somewhat of an "Anatomy Geek".


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