Dr. Graham Jenkins

Dr. Jenkins studied at the University of Western Ontario in London Ontario for his biology degree. His field of study covered genetics, biochemistry and advanced cellular biology. Not the “normal” route to a doctor of Chiropractic. He then went on to study at Canadian Memorial Chiropractic in Toronto, received the Erica J Langer award for research excellence and then went on to study a further 3 years of Sports Chiropractic. Even after his formal education was completed he continues to work in practical clinical research to promote the benefits of chiropractic for all. After practicing for 14 years Dr. Jenkins sold his private practice in Ontario and moved to the beautiful Okanagan. From 2012 to 2017 Dr. Jenkins worked in conjunction with Carleton University (Ottawa, Ontario) advancing the development of patient/doctor communication. Currently Dr. Jenkins is actively involved with research in spinal and neurological correction through a US based research team, Chiropractic BioPhysics NonProfit. He is working to partner this US based research with the UBCO Human Kinetics Department beginning early 2019. Dr. Jenkins opened Lighthouse Chiropractic in the Landmark District of Kelowna in 2009 and expanded to welcome massage therapy and naturopathic medicine in 2018. His goal at Lighthouse is to provide effective, scientific and research based care to the Okanagan. His personal mission is to educate and inspire as many families as possible to live full, active and long lives. He is the creator of the 100+Living Plan and teaches the principles of how healthy neurology leads to longevity and superior health. In addition to coaching and mentoring chiropractors, massage therapists and other health professionals, he speaks to corporate groups, municipalities and non profits on how to deal effectively with stress and maximize life and health.

Lower Back Pain and Beating Spinal Arthritis with New Technology

Lower back pain and arthritis are one of the most common complaints that pervade modern health care. If you add headaches and neck pain we’ve pretty much covered 65% of the daily complaints at the doctor’s office.   Recommendations from the American College of Physicians don’t help. They say, ignore your lower back pain and …

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The top 10 things successful people do in the summer to get and stay healthy in the Okanagan; Episode 3

The top 10 things successful people do in the summer to get and stay healthy in the Okanagan; Episode 3 If you’ve been watching our Top 10 List videos, or reading our blog posts, you’ll know that we’ve produced 2 previous episodes in our Top 10 list of what successful people do in the summer …

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The top 10 things people do in the summer to get and stay healthy; Episode 2

The top 10 things people do in the summer to get and stay healthy; Episode 2 What is in Episode 2? The other day I shared with you 3 strategies that successful people use in the summer to get and stay healthy. Today’s episode will focus on our next 3 tips in our top 10 …

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The top 10 things people do in the summer to get and stay healthier; Episode 1

Top 10 things people do to get and stay healthy in the summer In Kelowna we are blessed with the unofficial nickname, California North, when it comes to our weather. And this year is no exception. Now that we are through spring, our summer has been incredible. There are some drawbacks to having some of …

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Chronic Whiplash Responds To Chiropractic Biophysics Care

Credit Where Credit is Due   I want to share right off the top that most of the credit for this blog post should go to two doctors, Dr. Joe Fereantelli and Dr. Deed Harrison.   For those of you who are Lighthouse Health chiropractic patients, Dr. Joe is the brains behind the digital posture …

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The 5 Concepts that will Completely Crush Cardiovascular Disease.

Heart disease may not keep you up at night but it haunts a lot of Canadian’s because of their family history. Not quite as scary as cancer, but it’s up there. It’s in the back of people’s minds. Few families have escaped the rising epidemic of heart disease. Saying “get some exercise and avoid stress” …

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You, Your Teen and Tech Neck

Tech Neck is Epidemic We have all heard of “tech neck” by now.  We chirp at our teens with their nose buried in their phone “get off your phone and look at me”!  Apple now gives us stats on our screen time with a recent update called Screen Time. It’s an epidemic. As chiropractors, we …

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How much life (and money) is your back pain and neck pain stealing from you?

I recently had a conversation with a friend whose significant other was at home because of back pain. They determined that for every day she was “off work” it was costing the family budget $200 per day. Last another friend’s lower back pain spiked the day before putting him off work for at least one …

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Some good news; Genes don’t dictate disease, you do. And here is the science to prove it.

A recent research article in the Journal of Nature and Human Behaviour has pressed the pause button on some popular genetic myths. Taking a Look at Obesity Genes don’t dictate your future as much as popular thought would have us believe. Genetic Testing With the availability of genetic testing like 23andme, ancestry.ca and livingDNA we …

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