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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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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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The science behind spinal hygiene; or how often should I get adjusted?

How often should I get adjusted? An ongoing discussion at Lighthouse for many of our clients is “How often should I be getting adjusted after my pain is gone?” A big part of the answer is based on your lifestyle and the other health professionals you have on your team. Lifestyle If I have a client …

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It Took 30 Years for Mainstream Research to Acknowledge This Fact.

The British Journal of Sports Medicine recently published an article (March 31, 2017) stating that “Saturated fat does not clog the arteries: coronary heart disease is a chronic inflammatory condition, the risk of which can be effectively reduced from healthy lifestyle interventions.” It may come as a shock to you but many doctors have been preaching this …

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