The Difference of 13

The Difference of 13

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Chris and Teri bring to light what is really under the hood of the healthcare system and wellness in general from their first hand experience and their guests. In order to win in the healthcare game you need to do it different from the masses…they tell you when and where those times exist. We know you’re busy, have bills to pay and healthcare is crazy expensive. Spend 20-30 minutes with us (listen at 1.5x is you have to!) and we guarantee you will learn a something you can leverage to live happier, healthier and probably with some more cash in your pocket! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/the-difference-of-13/support


37 - Adapting to Life with a Chronic Illness ft. Caleb Stern
May 29 • 28 min
Chris and Teri have the behind the scenes creator of the podcast, Caleb Stern, on to discuss what it is like living with anxiety, depression, Autism and Ehlers Danlos. How have they had to adapt their lives and expectations to be successful in life and…
36 - Top Post Surgical Mistakes People Make
May 15 • 20 min
Teri and Chris discuss the most common mistakes that people make when it comes to their rehab after surgery. Teri speaks closely from personal experience and Chris speaks to what he sees on the medical provider side of things as well! Learn how to make a…
35 - Finding Motivation in Fitness and Rehab
May 1 • 18 min
Teri and Chris discuss a topic that is pretty much not covered anywhere…how to get motivated to complete rehab and to stay fit when it is not your “thing.” —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/the-difference-of-13/support
34 - Talking Nutrition with Kids and Junior Athletes
Apr 17 • 23 min
Director of Performance, Alex Cassella, joins us today to chat about a very important topic - how to broach eating healthy and with kids successfully. Don’t miss this one if you have ever struggled with this incredibly touchy and difficult topic. —-…
33 - Telehealth - Does it work and it is the future?
Apr 3 • 19 min
Not feeling so great? Kids sick? Chris and Teri talk about when to use the latest technology and the future of medicine vs when to go to the local minute clinic vs when to go to your primary care MD. As always, discussing not only the cost factor or what…
32 - What Is Direct Primary Care and How It Adds Value to Your Health
Mar 20 • 38 min
Chris and Teri and joined by Dr. Patrick O’Connell from Sentinel Primary Care in Raleigh, NC. We dive into the business behind medicine, why it is the reason you wait over an hour for 15 minutes with your doctor and what more and more Doctors are doing…
31 - Self Help Pain Solutions - Are they worth it?
Mar 6 • 17 min
Chris and Teri discuss an important topic of all the self help pain industry and if it is worth your time and money. Are they a waste of money? Are they helpful and will they save you money in the long run? Listen in to find out the answers to all of…
30 - Choosing and Maximizing Your Massage Therapy - ft. Laura Landsiedel
Feb 27 • 51 min
Choosing a Massage Therapist is like choosing a cracker at the grocery store right? WRONG! They are NOT all the same, and in fact, there are HUGE differences in the still emerging field. Chris and Teri welcome Hands on Health Co-Founder Laura, as she…
29 - Foam Rolling…does it really work?
Feb 20 • 14 min
Chris and Teri dive into the specifics of if foam rolling is even worth your time, not to mention the pain that often goes with it. What is it really doing? Are there different ways to do it that make it more effective? When should you roll vs when should…
28 - Keeping it Going When $^&% Hits the Fan
Feb 13 • 24 min
This week we chat about how to keep it going when life isn’t going your way. Chris and Teri both know about unplanned events (open heart surgery and multiple other things) get in the way of your plans and your happiness. How did they get through it and…
27 - Making the Decision to Have Surgery
Feb 5 • 27 min
Teri speaks from her over 10 experiences on this topic and Chris discusses this really hard question from a medical perspective. Together, they both give you a best practice formula on how to evaluate your specific situation. They provide a map or pathway…
26 - The 5 Worst Exercises for Your Back
Jan 30 • 24 min
Chris and Teri discuss the big 5 exercises that are most often done incorrectly that lead to back pain. More than likely, you are doing at least one of them and this is your opportunity to fix it before it becomes a problem! Don’t miss out on this one.…
25 - Drug Money - How Does Insurance Work With Medications?
Jan 23 • 22 min
Teri talks about her recent $1500 surprise when she went to the pharmacy, what that means for her health, her pocketbook and how you can navigate a situation like this effectively to stay alive and not broke! RESOURCES and AlTERNATIVE: www.goodrx.com,…
24 - How to Fix Hip Pain - It Can Be A Pain In The @$$
Jan 18 • 21 min
Teri shares her stories about hip pain that eventually required surgery…TWICE! And Chris explains the process and steps that you need to take if you have hip pain to get it evaluated and treated fast and effectively. Chris and Teri also touch on how…
23 - Dr. Eric Westman - Is Keto Safe?
Jan 9 • 38 min
Dr. Eric Westman, one of the top, if not THE top researcher when it comes to the Keto diet and your health joins Teri and Chris this week to discuss how changing what you eat could save your life, your golf game and your performance in the gym! Learn what…
22 - Top 3 Questions to Ask Your Physical Therapist
Jan 3 • 25 min
Teri and Chris address the top three questions you NEED to be asking your Physical Therapist to assure the quickest recovery and avoid and setbacks! They discuss this critical topic from both sides of the interaction…the patient and the therapist and tell…
21 - Top Causes and Top Fixes of Knee Pain
Dec 27, 2018 • 18 min
Knee pain is something that affects a TON of people around the world and most of you don’t do anything about it. Those of you who do, will often waste on average one month trying to get in to see the right provider and will waste on average over $1,000…
20 - Copays, Deductibles, Coinsurance…WTF?!
Dec 20, 2018 • 23 min
Is it financially smart to use your insurance for Physical Therapy or other medical expenses? If you haven’t met your deductible, then probably not! And even if you have…you still might be wasting money. Chris and Teri educate you on the BIG THREE when it…
19 - Top Way to Take Care of Your Back Pain Effectively and Efficiently
Dec 12, 2018 • 29 min
Chris and Teri take on the #1 injury experienced by Americans - back pain! If you sit at your desk all day or have ever experienced back pain at any point you NEED to watch this! They discuss top causes, top things to avoid, what healthcare provider to…
18 - Shoulder Pain - Keys to a Quick Recovery
Dec 6, 2018 • 21 min
Shoulder pain keeping you down and out of doing what you love? It’s annoying! Chris and Teri discuss the keys to getting rid of shoulder pain and give you resources to take care of it yourself. If you can’t get rid of it yourself, they discuss the key…
17 - What Your PT was Actually Taught in School ft Bobby Prengle, DPT
Nov 29, 2018 • 27 min
Doctor of Physical Therapy, Bobby Prengle, will talk about how what he was taught in school has or has not helped him with what he faces every day in clinic. You will hear different perspectives between the recent PT grad and the not so recent grad…
16 - The Art of Slowing Down ft. Kim Forrester
Nov 21, 2018 • 37 min
Teri and Chris have an amazing guest this week from half way across the world! Kim is a leader in her field and has been featured in numerous outlets regarding how to live fully without a full schedule! She highlights her mindful philosophy encouraging…
15 - Leveraging Employee Health to Grow Your Business
Nov 14, 2018 • 22 min
Why is having happy and healthy employees important? How can do accomplish this with a limited budget of a small business? Chris and Teri cover all this and more! —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/the-difference-of-13/support
14 - Standing vs Sitting at Work…Which is Actually Better?
Nov 7, 2018 • 20 min
Teri and Chris discuss the HUGE movement towards standing desks to cure workplace health issues such as back pain…is it really all it is cut out to be? Are there risks associated with standing desks that are not present with sitting? What about risks with…
13 - To have a coach or not? That is the question…
Oct 31, 2018 • 29 min
This episode is for a request from one of our reviews on iTunes, keep them coming everyone! Teri and Chris have Frank Muntis, a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Olympic Weightlifting Champion in Kentucky on to discuss details of when to…
12 - I Get By With a Little Help From My Spouse
Oct 24, 2018 • 24 min
This week, Chris’ wife Lauren is on the podcast! No stranger to challenges and dealing with Chris’ drama on a daily basis, she shares her insights into being a working mom, staying at home with her kids, the opportunities for stay at home parents abroad…
11 - Continued Education: Finding the Right Healthcare Provider for You
Oct 3, 2018 • 16 min
We are lucky to live in a time with Dr. Google - a time where you can often self diagnose your ailments, attend webinars to learn more about anything you’re interested in, and read studies to learn more about any subject under the sun. In this episode,…
10 - Ace the Interview (The 5 P’s)
Sep 19, 2018 • 32 min
We’ve all been there: the interview. Cringeworthy for both the interviewer and interviewee. Chris and Teri have been there, on both sides, and have plenty cringeworthy tales to tell. In this episode, they talk about the best and worst tricks from both…
9 - Broad Spectrum Dieting: A Dietician’s Perspective ft. Sarah Boesch
Sep 12, 2018 • 31 min
Think dieting is all about small portions of “healthy” food? This dietician thinks otherwise. With her famous instagram account @eat.and.repeat, Sarah Boesh preaches a different philosophy - one that involves eating a bit of everything for a healthy…
8 - I Will Survive ft. Josh Perry
Sep 6, 2018 • 39 min
Surviving isn’t about what has happened to you; it’s about what you do with it! Our guest this week Josh Perry has an amazing story as a BMX rider and brain tumor survivor. Now, he is a health consultant, motivational speaker, and BMX athlete. Listen to…
7 - Trying New Things
Aug 31, 2018 • 29 min
Did you know that Chris eats the same thing every day? Anyone shocked? We certainly are… every single day. In all seriousness, though, Chris and Teri speak in this episode about how important it is to continually try new things (cough, cough, Chris). They…
6 - Mind Over Matter ft. Alex Cassella
Aug 15, 2018 • 26 min
NC powerlifting record holder Alex Cassella joins us to talk about setting the mind to a higher standard for higher performance. She is no stranger to sport performance, and offers plenty of advice for reaching those high goals that you might not even…
5 - Dare to Defy Insurance ft. Ted Graham
Aug 8, 2018 • 23 min
Ever wondered if there was a different way to navigate insurance and healthcare? Ted Graham, one of our physical therapists at Par4Success, has been defying the status quo since he was cleaning up tracks for Snoop Dogg back in the day. Today, he helps us…
4 - Time Management ft. Cissi Denton
Aug 1, 2018 • 23 min
Chris and Teri rope the show’s producer Cissi in as the first guest on the show. The three talk through their best and worst personal time management policies, suggesting ways to think outside the box for delegating tasks and working with others to get…
3 - Habit Change and Communication
Jul 25, 2018 • 26 min
Have any habits that hold your performance back? Or, maybe you need to set new habits to boost your performance? Everyone works differently, and figuring out how to best operate on a personal level is step one for success. This podcast explores goals and…
2 - Fire and Ice Treatment
Jul 19, 2018 • 24 min
Should you put ice on that injury or heat? Chris and Teri address heat and ice treatment, then Teri lets off some HEAT after a recent healthcare experience. For more on RICE treatment: https://www.webmd.com/first-aid/rice-… For more on the ANTI ice…
1 - Staying Healthy When on the Go
Jul 11, 2018 • 26 min
This episode is all about how to stay healthy when on the go. Whether you’re a busy mom or dad, business executive, business owner, college student, or even a professional athlete, this episode is for you! —- Support this podcast:…