Category: Lifestyle Medicine


Happy 4th of July Safety Tips

This weekend many of us have time off to celebrate America and what makes our country great. Despite all the negativity we see and hear, we are still very blessed to live in this country. You don’t have to look far to see nations with people who have more poverty, (more) rampant corruption, and less freedom. […]


Avoiding Diet Myths and a Plant-Based Diet

Diet and nutrition represent two of the most important, and perhaps most confusing elements when it comes to total wellness. The media is constantly flooding the market with next big food to help you lose weight, the newest fad diets, and a host of nutritional supplements that “guarantee” weight loss or other health benefits. Optimal […]


Stress and the Role it Plays in Your Health

It is no secret that stress can play a profound impact on all facets of health and wellness. Whether physical, emotional or relational, when poorly managed, stress can wreak havoc on your life. While life will likely never be without stress, learning to understand and manage stressors can minimize their impact on your health and […]


Spring Time Is here

Across the U.S. we just celebrated Easter Weekend. It is a holiday of rebirth and life. It also reminds me that spring-time is here again. Flowers are blooming. Trees are budding. Birds are singing. And with it all comes warmer weather, which means I can throw open the windows again and air out the home […]


The Personality and Health Connection

Just last week I was at an event on leadership with my mentor John Maxwell. One of the guest speakers was Dr. Robert Rohm who spoke on personalities as related to the DISC assessment. The DISC tool is a model of 4 different temperaments or behavioral types that tells us more about ourselves – and […]


Choosing to be Positive for Better Mental Health

Our thoughts have a lot to do with our health. They dictate our outcomes in many regards, but we often don’t spend much time thinking about the way we think. Do you believe that whether we will succeed or fail can be influenced by our attitudes? If so, why do we spend so much time […]


Live 6 Keys to Total Wellness Seminar

Are you ready to make a significant change in your health? Are you serious about living a healthy lifestyle? Are you tired of exercise fads and yo-yo diets? Start 2015 right with my 6 Keys to Total Wellness program. The full series will be offered FREE for the first time, live at the Atlanta North […]


Fruit and Vegetable Intake in the United States

“As a nation, we spend 86% of our health care dollars on the treatment of chronic diseases. These persistent conditions—the nation’s leading causes of death and disability—leave in their wake deaths that could have been prevented, lifelong disability, compromised quality of life, and burgeoning health care costs.” – CDC The best way to control and […]


Big Changes Happening

October has come and gone. What a busy month it was, too. I have been able to host two great leadership conferences L2: Learn – Lead in Atlanta and Pensacola. In addition I have closed my practice in Pensacola and am moving on to bigger and better things! I am moving full time into my […]


Core Strengthening

Core strengthening is a common exercise refrain these days. Also referred to as spinal stabilization exercises, core strengthening target the abdominal and low back muscles with a variety of exercises. The goal of these exercises is to prevent back injury and/or decrease low back pain.  A strong core acts as a natural back brace decreasing […]


Dr. Chris Burton is a physician with specialized training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He completed the Florida Medical Association Physician Leadership Program, and he takes a special interest on topics such as diet, exercise, musculoskeletal rehabilitation and leadership in healthcare. Chris is an avid proponent of living a healthy lifestyle, and he has a passion for helping others to experience their highest level of physical, mental and emotional health.

Chris is also a John Maxwell certified trainer, which not only provides him with top-notch teaching material from the world’s premier leadership guru, but he also has access to continued coaching and mentoring from Dr. Maxwell and his staff of exceptionally qualified coaches and speakers across the globe.

Chris strives to help individuals who are dissatisfied with the status quo - those individuals and businesses who want to take their goals to the next level. Chris works with leaders, executives, business owners and healthcare providers to meet their most challenging objectives.

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