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Thoughts on issues affecting the chiropractic practice, patients and profession.

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Understanding Orthotics

Date: April 20, 2016

Your feet play an important role in your overall health—they serve as a strong base to your body when you’re standing and walking. However, at times, your feet and body may benefit from extra support by wearing custom orthotics. An orthosis is an externally applied device that is designed andRead More

Chiropractic Care for Seniors

Date:  April 13, 2016

The musculoskeletal (MSK) system plays an important role in maintaining health and independence as we age. More so, to manage chronic conditions like diabetes and heart disease requires a healthy MSK system to stay active and mobile. Yet, we know that the prevalence of MSK conditions tend to increase withRead More

What to Expect From Your First Chiropractic Visit

Date:  April 6, 2016

It is common to have questions and even trepidations before your first visit to any new healthcare provider. Luckily, chiropractors know that new patients may need extra time to discuss their questions or concerns. You can play a role in your own chiropractic care before your first visit. An effectiveRead More

Women’s Health |Tips to Help Manage Menopause

Date:  March 30, 2016

There are many transitions in a person’s life—some may be personal, professional and even physical. Menopause is one such example. Often, women have to make difficult adjustments to their habits and lifestyle to manage the shift. Menopause is a normal stage in a women’s life, but can be quite disruptive.Read More

Tips for New Mothers: Pre- and Postnatal Care

Date:  March 23, 2016

Expecting a baby is very exciting, but it takes a lot of effort and attention to ensure both the mother and baby are healthy. In this blog post we will outline some helpful tips for pre- and postnatal care. The information shared may help enhance or maintain your health duringRead More

Common Risks to Women’s Health

Date:  March 16, 2016

For both women and men, lifestyle plays an important role in reducing risks for certain health conditions and improving overall well-being. However, women in particular are at increased risk for certain diseases and should pay attention to minimizing these risk factors. Learn more about what diseases may impact you orRead More

Are High Heels Worth the Cost to your MSK System?

Date:  March 9, 2016

You may love the look of high heels. However, those sleek heels could cause you physical problems which may not be worth the extra style. In fact, it has been reported that 88% of women are wearing the wrong size shoes – often compromising comfort for style or availability. Unfortunately,Read More

What would better MSK health mean for Canadians?

Date:  March 2, 2016

There is no denying the tremendous burden of musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions on the lives of Canadians. A staggering 11 million Canadians suffer from at least one MSK condition every year1. Beyond the impact on the health and wellbeing of Canadians, MSK conditions are a major health issue that have aRead More

Patients as Partners in Healthcare

Date:  February 24, 2016

We rarely think of the role we want to play in our own healthcare until we find ourselves injured or in crisis – when in fact, we have a critical role to play as a partner in healthcare1. It can be particularly challenging when tasked with such a responsibility asRead More

Heart Health – The Importance of Cardiovascular Health

Date:  January 27, 2016

Having an understanding of your health as a whole is important. We stress the importance of having a healthy MSK system, and do our best to provide you with as much information and tips on how to achieve this. Part of having a healthy MSK system is in the stepsRead More