• Kristina Bowden

Episode 3 "Safety Talk on the Dock" Living an Optimal Life of Wellness


In Episode 3 of "Safety Talk on the Dock," Dr. Erika Figge and I discuss living an optimal life of wellness.

Safety programs tend to overshadow workplace health in the world of waterfront safety and health. Waterfronts can be hazardous environments with heavy man-machine interfaces. However, the awareness and discussion of one’s own health are equally, if not more important. Dr. Figge and I discuss;

  • How safety and health complement each other

  • Transitioning from a reactive to a proactive mindset

  • A few immediate changes anyone can make on their journey to optimal wellness

“Until pain and dysfunction is addressed, there is only a perpetual state of surviving and not thriving in life.” Dr. Figge Figge Chiropractic Instagram

Here's the link to find a healthcare provider if you work in the longshore community. Always verify your benefits. Healthcare Benefits

Time Stamps [04:06] Why did you want to become a chiropractor? [06:10] How do your experiences as a professional athlete translate to the longshore community? [08:46] Convey to patients "what are you doing to prepare for after you are done working? [18:37] Treating with Dr. Figge [28.32] A few immediate changes someone can make in their lifestyle for optimal health? [33:58] Why do kids need chiropractic care? A story of poop.

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Thanks for listening and cheers to being safe!

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