I Didn’t Think It Would Ever Happen To ME!

My story goes like this… It all started in 2009. I was celebrating fifteen years in practice as a Chiropractor, but the truth is I wasn’t happy in my career. I wasn’t fulfilled. So in 2009 I went back to school—Naturopathic school. It was a tough decision. I moved from Canada to Chicago, leaving my…

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Turning the Tables – Dr. Ray Interviews Dr. Carri!

In this episode of The Functional Medicine Radio Show, Dr. Carri’s special guest Dr. Raynette Ilg, ND (aka: Dr. Ray) turns the tables and interviews Dr. Carri about her new book Reclaim Your Energy and Feel Normal Again! Fixing the Root Cause of Your Fatigue with Natural Treatments. Dr. Carri explains why she wrote the…

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Even I Was Shocked When This Cured Her Chronic Back Pain

Some patients really frustrate me. Anne was one of them…but not anymore. Anne felt sickly all the time. She caught one cold after another. So tired she had to take naps in her car just about every day. All her energy was spent at the office. Then she would come home and collapse on the…

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Do You Have Any Of These Classic Symptoms Of Magnesium Deficiency?

Crave chocolate; Muscle tightness; Clench or grind your teeth at night; Twitching in any muscle; Muscle cramps, spasms, or charley horses; Frequent back pain or back spasms. Yes to two or more is highly likely of magnesium deficiency. As you can see, many of these classic symptoms have to do with muscles—muscle tightness…muscle twitching…muscle cramps…muscle…

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How to Live Pain Free with Jamie Glick, MS, PT

In this episode of The Functional Medicine Radio Show, Dr. Carri’s special guest Jamie Glick discusses how to eliminate low back pain and live pain free. Jamie explains why low back pain is so prevalent in our society today. He talks about the medical model versus the functional model for back pain and why it’s…

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Could A Simple Breath Test Change Your Life Forever???

You would never know it, but Canada has one of the highest rates of IBS in the world! More than 5 million Canadians suffer with IBS. You may even be one of them and not know it! What is IBS exactly? If you suffer from… cramping and pain in your belly; bloating and gassiness; changes…

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Are Your Supplements Working? Try This Simple Test and Find Out!

Most new patients who come to see me are already taking vitamin supplements. In fact, they’re usually taking the right supplements! The problem is they either are not taking a strong enough dose in order to have a therapeutic effect, or their supplements are not dissolving and end up in the toilet instead of their…

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Why You Can’t Lose Weight: Part 2 with Dr. Raynette Ilg, ND

In this episode of The Functional Medicine Radio Show, Dr. Carri’s special guest Dr. Raynette Ilg, ND (aka: Dr. Ray) discusses Part 2 of why you can’t lose weight. Dr. Ray explains how finding and addressing the root cause of your weight problem can tip the scales (no pun intended!) in the right direction.  She…

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A Miserable Married Couple – B12 & Fatigue

Nutrient deficiencies can be one of the greatest contributors to fatigue – even if you’ve been to your doctor and ‘all your tests are normal’. I routinely find at least one of these four nutrients as deficient in my fatigue patients: Vitamin B12 Vitamin D Magnesium Iron What I find interesting, though, is most fatigue…

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Why You Can’t Lose Weight: Part 1 with Dr. Raynette Ilg, ND

In this episode of The Functional Medicine Radio Show, Dr. Carri’s special guest Dr. Raynette Ilg, ND (aka: Dr. Ray) discusses the underlying reasons why you can’t lose weight. Dr. Ray explains how finding and addressing the root cause of your weight problem can tip the scales (no pun intended!) in the right direction.  She…

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