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

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Want to learn more about your MSK health? Ask a chiropractor

Date: May 25, 2016

Over 11 million Canadians are affected by back pain and other MSK conditions every year.1 The exact cause(s) of back pain or why some people may be at greater risk continue to be hot topics of discussion among researchers and clinicians alike. What we do know is that back painRead More

How Your Thought Process Can Influence Your MSK Health

Date:  May 18, 2016

“Fear of pain was more disabling than the pain itself”1 Your body instinctively tries to avoid pain, and it is inherently built to sense it, interpret it, and guard against it. This function is an important protective mechanism that allows us to identify danger or injury and protect ourselves fromRead More

From Head to Toe: How your feet may be affecting your back health

Date:  May 11, 2016

When you think about your back pain, do you consider the health of your feet? Maybe not. Your feet serve as the foundation for your entire body as it moves. Dysfunction in your feet can manifest as pain in other areas of your body like your back. Did you knowRead More

Taking Care of Mothers on Mother’s Day

Date:  May 4, 2016

In May, we celebrate our mothers and show appreciation for all they do for us. With Mother’s Day fast approaching, it is a good opportunity to reflect on how much mothers typically give of themselves to their family, work, and communities, at times, neglecting their own health and wellbeing toRead More

Beyond Adjustments: How Chiropractors Can Help in Pediatric Care

Date:  April 27, 2016

Chiropractors are a part of families’ healthcare teams across Canada, and they are of benefit to all members of the family. Naturally, many adults visit a chiropractor for a variety of conditions that they may develop due to aging, recreational and physical activities, and work. Yet, children and teens canRead More

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