Stay Healthy Knoxville
SHK-28: ”Pro Tips for the Simple Athlete” with Dr. Kevin Sprouse

SHK-28: ”Pro Tips for the Simple Athlete” with Dr. Kevin Sprouse

October 11, 2021

Do you enjoy competing in activities such as tennis, pickleball, golf, hiking, road races and more? Here at Simply Physio, we like to call those that are active and health minded "The Simple Athlete."

In this podcast, I sit down with Dr. Kevin Sprouse, owner of Podium Sports Medicine, and discuss some pro tips for the "simple athlete." Dr. Sprouse works with elite and professional athletes and business professionals in numerous sports and disciplines. On the podcast, Dr. Sprouse provides his knowledge of what he has learned as an expert in sports performance medicine, exercise, diet, and recovery. We talk about the value and importance of sleep, nutrition, and movement and the effects they have on your body.

If you or someone you know is what we call a "simple athlete," I encourage you to listen to this episode!

Listen here to find out:

  • Dr. Sprouse #1 place to start when evaluating your health
  • Why blood glucose monitoring is important and how it affects your health
  • A simple trick to help determine the quality of the food you eat
  • The top health tracking "wearables" that he uses with his every day clients
  • and so much more...

If you're interested in Dr. Sprouse's practice model, or being a potential client, you can visit their website HERE, or you can directly call their office at (865) 247-5941.

Thanks for listening and Stay Healthy Knoxville!

Dr. John-Mark

SHK 027: “Solving Hearing Loss” with Dr. Jameson Mattingly

SHK 027: “Solving Hearing Loss” with Dr. Jameson Mattingly

May 28, 2021

Hearing loss is quite common, can be very frustrating and often complicated. Approximately 15% of American adults over the age of 18 report some trouble hearing. Disabling levels of hearing loss affects 8.5 percent for adults aged 55 to 64, 25 percent of those aged 65 to 74, and 50 percent of those who are 75 and older have disabling hearing loss.

If you or you know someone who is suffering from hearing loss then you're going to want to listen to this episode as I sit down with Dr. Jameson Mattingly, in the newest podcast episode of Stay Healthy Knoxville.

Dr. Mattingly is an ENT at ENT Consultants of East Tennessee and specializes in otology/neurotology and all levels of complexity of hearing loss. As an expert in hearing loss, he helps individuals improve their hearing so they can return back to fully functioning in society.

I sit down with Dr. Mattingly to discuss the different types of hearing loss,  how to prevent it, and solutions available to correct and fix hearing loss. 

Listen here to find out:

  • What types of hearing loss are there?
  • The consequences of hearing loss
  • Treatments available to correct and improve your hearing
  • When and if hearing aids should be prescribed
  • What is a cochlear implant and when is it helpful
  • And so much more...

If your affected by hearing loss or have a loved one suffering from hearing loss- Dr. Mattingly is currently accepting new clients. You can visit their website HERE, or you can directly call their office located in the Parkwest Tower at (865)693-6065

Thanks for listening and Stay Healthy Knoxville!

Dr. John-Mark

SHK 026: “Breathing: Transform Your Health Through Breath Practices” with Zack Kramer

SHK 026: “Breathing: Transform Your Health Through Breath Practices” with Zack Kramer

April 14, 2021

Has the impact of covid-19 caught up to you? Dealing with the stresses of the last year can impact your mood, sleep and overall health. If you have experienced any of these symptoms, you're going to want to listen to this episode as I sit down with Zack Kramer, in the newest podcast episode of Stay Healthy Knoxville.

Zack Kramer is the head coach and owner of Trinity Strength here in Knoxville. As an expert in fitness, education, breath and theology, he helps his members reach their full physical and mental health.

I sit down with Zack to discuss breath practicing and how it can help to improve your mental and physical health. 

 

Listen here to find out:

  • Why do I need to learn about breathing, it just happens naturally?
  • What is practiced breathing?
  • How can I incorporate breath practices in my daily routine?
  • Does it matter if I breathe through my mouth or nose?
  • Why breath work is not only important for yoga/meditation, but also just for your general health
  • And so much more...

Zack is offering the Simply Physio community a special offer for those interested in improving their physical fitness and overall health: Zack is offering a free assessment and body composition scan.  This offer is for the first 7 individuals who call their office at 865-448-5115, email at info@trinitystrength.org and be sure to mention that you heard of this offer from the podcast with Simply Physio. 

 

Thanks for listening and Stay Healthy Knoxville!

Dr. John-Mark

SHK 025: “Reclaim Your Gut and Digestive Health” with Emily Kopek

SHK 025: “Reclaim Your Gut and Digestive Health” with Emily Kopek

February 12, 2021

Dr. John-Mark Chesney sits down with Emily Kopek from Restorative Functional Medicine to discuss ways you can help to turn around your gut and digestive health.

If you have been suffering from chronic gut and digestive issues, listen here to find out:

  • What is “Functional Medicine”
  • What are the 4 crucial steps for optimizing your gut health
  • What are the signs of an unhealthy gut/ digestive system? 
  • How can I increase the amount of good bacteria in my gut? 
  • What are probiotics and should I be taking them?
  • And so much more...

Emily Kopek is an Physician Assistant and owner of Restorative Functional Medicine. As an expert in Functional Medicine, she has help patients in the Knoxville area get to the root of their chronic ailments.

She is offering the Simply Physio community a special offer for those interested in restoring their gut and digestive health: 10% off the first visit to the first 7 individuals who call her office at 865-397-9506. Just call Restorative Functional Medicine and mention that you heard of this offer from the podcast with Simply Physio. 

 

Thanks for listening and Stay Healthy Knoxville!

Dr. John-Mark

SHK 024: “Solving TMJ and Jaw Pain” with Dr. John-Mark and Dr. Nathan Chesney

SHK 024: “Solving TMJ and Jaw Pain” with Dr. John-Mark and Dr. Nathan Chesney

December 29, 2020

John-Mark takes some time to sit down and talk with his brother, Dr. Nathan Chesney, D.D.S., from Chesney Family Dentistry. Among the topics covered, they discuss common causes, symptoms and best treatments for TMJ disorder. 

If you have been experiencing pain in your jaw, pressure or tension around you ear, or facial pain, listen to learn about:

  • How to diagnosis TMJ dysfunction
  • Determining the best methods of treatment for your TMJ pain
  • When to see a Dentist vs ENT vs a physical therapists for TMJ pain
  • Benefits of a night guard and what night guard to avoid getting
  • Why treating the jaw for TMJ pain is the wrong place to start
  • What exercise or self treatments you can begin to start getting relief immediately
  • and so much more!

 

Dr. Nathan is offering the Simply Physio community a special offer for those interested in having a brighter and whiter smile. For the first 7 individuals who call their office- receive a free at home 'teeth whitening kit'. This kit is an $89 value and is available to the first 7 individuals who contact Chesney Dentistry at 865-966-7441.

Just call Chesney Dentistry and mention that you heard about this offer from the podcast or from Simply Physio and you will receive this free "teeth whitening kit'!

And if your looking for a the top recommended (voted Best of the Best for 2020) Dentist in the area, to address any of your dental needs- be sure to contact Chesney Dentistry

I recommend them highly as well (:

They have 2 locations:

West Knoxville- 111 Loudoun Rd, Knoxville TN, 37934

865-966-7441

and

North Knoxville- 3019 Sanders Dr, Knoxville TN, 37918

865-688-4112

 

Thanks for listening and Stay Healthy Knoxville!

Dr. John-Mark

 

P.S. If your looking for more TMJ tips, I have created a guide called, "The 8 Best Kept Secrets For Overcoming TMJ Pain" contact the Simply Physio Clinic at 865-351-0615 to request your free copy

SHK 023: “Let’s Play Pickleball” with Lee Martin

SHK 023: “Let’s Play Pickleball” with Lee Martin

November 11, 2020

Did you know that pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports in the US and Knoxville has exploded on the scene recently with courts being installed every where you look. Ultimately pickleball is a sport for all ages and you can get started rather quickly with enjoying the sport.

I’m super excited about having Lee Martin on the latest episode of Stay Healthy Knoxville. Lee is one of the top pickleball players in the region, a certified pickleball instructor, and recently opened up the one and only dedicated indoor pickleball center in the area, Pavilion of Pickleball.

This is a super insightful episode packed with practical advice and actionable steps about the sport of pickleball and how you can get started rather quickly.

Listen to the podcast episode to find out more about:

  1. Why is it called pickleball
  2. Who plays
  3. Is pickleball just for someone who can’t play tennis?
  4. Why is it so popular? And growing so fast?
  5. Where can I find a local court?
  6. and so much more...

Lee is offering the Simply Physio community a special offer for those interested in getting started with pickleball or those interested in joining the Pavilion of Pickleball (POP). Call POP and mention that you heard about Lee from the podcast or from Simply Physio and you will receive Introductory lesson at half price for $15. In this 90 minute lesson you will learn how to play pickleball so you can start enjoying the sport!

 

Pavilion of Pickleball:

Phone: (865)249-7716

Email: info@pavilionofpickleball.com

 

 

Thanks for listening and Stay Healthy Knoxville!

Dr. John-Mark

SHK 022: “Conquer Your Allergies” with Dr. Nick Panella

SHK 022: “Conquer Your Allergies” with Dr. Nick Panella

August 30, 2020

Summer time is quickly wrapping up and that means fall is right around the corner. I love the fall, but one thing I don’t like is fall allergies. East Tennessee is one of the worst areas in the country for allergies. Ever wonder why- or better yet, what options you have to conquer your allergies…

I’m super excited about having Dr. Nick Panella on the latest episode of Stay Healthy Knoxville. Dr. Panella is one of the top ENT specialists in our area and specializes in treating allergies.

This is a super insightful episode packed with practical advice and actionable steps to help you defeat your allergies.

Listen to the podcast episode to find out more about:

  1. How do you figure out what triggers your allergies?
  2. Do people out-grow allergies? Or grow-into allergies?
  3. How do I know if I have allergies or a cold (sinus infection)?
  4. Is It Safe to Take an Over-the-Counter Allergy Medication Every Day?
  5. What About Natural Remedies, Like Eating Local Honey or Pollen?
  6. What do you need to do when the basic treatments aren't working?
  7. What are the different types of immunotherapy options?

Can your allergies get out of hand? Would you like some help to diagnose what is wrong and to come up with a treatment plan that works for you?

Dr. Panella is offering the Simply Physio community a special offer for those interested in immunotherapy treatment options. Call their office and mention that you heard about Dr. Panella from the podcast or from Simply Physio and you will receive $100 off your first treatment of immunotherapy allergy drops.

 

Dr. Panella is a part of Ear Nose and Throat Consultants of East Tennessee and you can reach him by email at npanella@entcnt.com

 

To schedule an appointment call (865)693-6065

 

Thanks for listening and Stay Healthy Knoxville!

Dr. John-Mark

SHK 021: “How To Get Your Best Night’s Sleep and Improve Your ZZZ’s” with Daryl Simmons

SHK 021: “How To Get Your Best Night’s Sleep and Improve Your ZZZ’s” with Daryl Simmons

July 24, 2020

How have you been sleeping? Have you ever wondered how you would feel in the day if you got a perfect night’s sleep, consistently every night?  I’m super excited about having Daryl Simmons on the latest episode of Stay Healthy Knoxville. Daryl Simmons is a sleep expert and director of marketing at Mlily USA.

 

We are going to learn about why sleep matters, how much sleep you need, what types of things are getting in the way of a good night's sleep and all about finding and selecting YOUR best mattress.  

 

Listen to the podcast episode to find out more about:

  1. Who is Mlily ? Why are they different than a lot of other mattress companies
  2. Why does sleep matter? How sleep can affect memory and performance
  3. How much sleep do I need?  Child, teenager, adult, older adult, vs athlete.
  4. Why as a society are we getting less sleep?
  5. How do electronics get in the way?
  6. How is sound, coolness etc... helping people sleep better?
  7. Why do you promote cooling while sleeping?

 

Mlily is a company that innovates and designs the best sleeping surfaces that you can find. Mlily USA is headquartered here in west Knoxville. The company has evolved enough to be ‘Redefining Sleep’ on a more global scale. Their growth has brought their amazing product to over 70 countries worldwide including the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Australia, Serbia, New Zealand, and more. 

 

Mlily has a special offer for anyone who is interested in a new mattress. Come into the store, buy a mattress and mention Simply Physio at time of purchase or use coupon code SimplyPhysio/mlily online and you will receive 2 free pillows!

 

If a new and better mattress would help improve your sleep- then be sure to check out Mlily. Their showroom is located at Located in the Village Green Shopping Center

Address: 11537 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37934

Phone: (865) 271-9191

 

Thanks for listening and Stay Healthy Knoxville!

Dr. John-Mark

SHK 018: “Sexual Wellness with Dr. Debra Durst”

SHK 018: “Sexual Wellness with Dr. Debra Durst”

June 22, 2020
I had the pleasure of featuring Dr. Debra Durst of RevitalyzeMD on the latest episode of the Stay Healthy Knoxville Podcast.  We had the opportunity to discuss the sexual changes that occur as men and women age and the solutions that are available to improve sexual function!  It is an exciting and informative podcast highlighting some of the sexual health issues that every person will experience at some point in their life!
 
Listen to the podcast episode to find out more about:
  • Changes that occur sexually as we age
  • How these changes are different among men and women
  • Functional changes with aging
  • Traditional medicine vs integrative medicine approach to treatments
  • What is PRP and why we love it!
  • How laser treatments are incorporated into treating sexual dysfunction
  • Gainswave treatments and their vital role in treatment
  • And so much more...
 
I would love for you to listen to the podcast, not only for the exciting information but also so that you can learn more about the changes that will occur to you as you age and that there are solutions available!
 
Dr. Debra Durst is founder and owner of RevitalyzeMD and she has a passion for helping people to be their very best, from the inside out.  RevitalyzeMD offers the latest in non-surgical procedures, laser treatments, IV therapy, nutrition, peptides and aesthetics!  She is an expert in the field of anti-aging, sexual medicine and wellness, and regenerative medicine.  Combining functional medicine, hormone replacement therapy with cutting edge sexual wellness procedures, Dr. Durst has created a unique medical practice that will help patients of all ages regain their confidence and enjoy their lives to the fullest!
 

Thanks for listening and Stay Healthy Knoxville!

Dr. John-Mark

SHK 020: “Stronger Bones” with Dee Matchet

SHK 020: “Stronger Bones” with Dee Matchet

June 22, 2020

I’m super excited about having Dee Matchett on the latest episode of Stay Healthy Knoxviile. We had the opportunity to discuss how you can improve your bone health through osteogenic loading.  It is an exciting and informative podcast highlighting the importance of keeping your bones strong and how you can achieve a stronger you, naturally- by means of osteogenic loading.

 

Listen to the podcast episode to find out more about:

  1. What is osteogenic loading?
  2. How did the OsteoStrong method develop?
  3. How is the osteogenic loading different than taking medications for bone loss? Can people do both?
  4. How do you measure improvement?
  5. How else do you address fracture prevention?
  6. Who else can benefit from osteogenic loading?
  7. Is osteoporosis more prevalent now that in the past?

In pursuit of Dee’s passion to help herself and others prevent or reverse bone loss- she was introduced to OsteoStrong. OsteoStrong is a safe, natural, proven way to increase bone density without the potentially harmful effects of medication. Dee serves as a volunteer peer educator for American Bone Health, a member of the Knoxville Senior Safety Task Force, a sponsor of FHS Health Occupations Students of America chapter, and a volunteer instructor at ORICL where she teaches a community education course called “Good News for Bones.”  We are lucky to have her in our community as well as on this months podcast. 

Dee is offering the Simply Physio and Stay Healthy Knoxville Community an amazing opportunity to test out OsteoStrong for free. Mention that you heard about OsteoStrong from the Stay Healthy Podcast and you are eligible for a free bone density screening  & evaluation and a BtrackSystem balance test. In addition you will receive 2 osteogenic loading sessions.

Come experience osteogenic loading for yourself and asses how osteogenic loading can benefit you and whether you are a good candidate for the program.

To schedule call 423-839-6600 or use this online calendar link:

https://OsteostrongFarragut.as.me/

Thanks for listening and Stay Healthy Knoxville!

Dr. John-Mark

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