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

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6 Tips for Buying a Mattress (And Sleeping Well)

Date: August 31, 2016

Consider the importance and value of a good night’s sleep (beyond the price tag) when you are looking for a new mattress. Your back will thank you. A 2011 study by the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) reports that 41% of women and 36% of men claimed their back pain wasRead More

Are Your Children Active Enough?

Date:  August 24, 2016

3 Different Types of Activities Recommended by the Physical Activity Guidelines of Canada Do you ever question whether or not your children are meeting the minimum recommended level of activity? It’s easy for children to get distracted by all the technology they have at their fingertips, and sometimes they canRead More

Are Your Children Active Enough?

Date:  August 24, 2016

3 Different Types of Activities Recommended by the Physical Activity Guidelines of Canada Do you ever question whether or not your children are meeting the minimum recommended level of activity? It’s easy for children to get distracted by all the technology they have at their fingertips, and sometimes they canRead More

Planning Ahead: 8 Tips for Healthy Eating during the School Year

Date:  August 17, 2016

It is easy to be tempted by colourful, tasty, and convenient treats, but we know these aren’t the best options to fuel growing and active bodies. It is often the job of parents to play “bad cop” and ensure that children are eating a variety of nutritious foods. Simply addingRead More

Planning Ahead: 8 Tips for Healthy Eating during the School Year

Date:  August 17, 2016

It is easy to be tempted by colourful, tasty, and convenient treats, but we know these aren’t the best options to fuel growing and active bodies. It is often the job of parents to play “bad cop” and ensure that children are eating a variety of nutritious foods. Simply addingRead More

8 Tips for Choosing the Right Backpack for Your Kids

Date:  August 10, 2016

Every year in August, as children prepare to return to school, we are reminded of the importance of choosing and wearing a proper backpack. Believe it or not, backpacks can have an important health impact on the growing and developing bodies of children. More so, a heavy or poorly fittedRead More

8 Tips for Choosing the Right Backpack for Your Kids

Date:  August 10, 2016

Every year in August, as children prepare to return to school, we are reminded of the importance of choosing and wearing a proper backpack. Believe it or not, backpacks can have an important health impact on the growing and developing bodies of children. More so, a heavy or poorly fittedRead More

5 Tips to Improve the Quality of Your Child’s Sleep

Date:  August 3, 2016

We often take great care to ensure our children build good personal hygiene habits such as brushing their teeth and bathing. But do we pay as much attention to our children’s sleep hygiene? As adults, we easily recognize the benefits of a good night’s sleep for ourselves, and certainly weRead More

8 Ways to Get Children Up and Moving

Date:  July 27, 2016

Children have another month before they’re back to school and summertime is a great season to get kids outdoors and active. It can sometimes be a struggle to get children away from technology to spend more time outdoors practicing activities and sports, however it is so important to keep themRead More

Four Parks in Western Canada that You Need to Discover

Date:  July 20, 2016

Canada is chock full of provincial parks, both small and large. Sometimes, we forget about our nation’s splendor—including numerous parks that are available for us to use for recreational activities such as hiking, canoeing, and camping. In our continued efforts to promote the benefits of physical activity, we thought itRead More