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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 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 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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Fitness Does Not Equal Health!

I run the risk of being misunderstood right away with this post, but I’ll do my best to qualify my statement. Physical fitness is an ABSOLUTE REQUIREMENT for human health, but fitness and health are not the same thing. Fitness as a Buffer for Bad Habits Lifestyle choices such as poor nutrition, excessive alcohol consumption, …

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Boost athletic performance by 8-10%

Google “boost athletic performance” and you will get close to 2 million hits. And the great thing, according to all those Google headlines is that all your options are really simple and super easy:) For those of us that make physical fitness a regular part of our day we know that there is nothing easy …

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The Unsung Super-Hero of Pregnancy

First blog ever, so please bear with me 🙂 As I am sure lots of you know, the team at Lighthouse is constantly reading and learning. And even as the front desk agent I am no exception. Dr. Jenkins suggested a great book to me and I cannot wait to share the contents with you …

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Concussion is not all in your head

Some stat’s on concussion. . . 3.8 million concussions recorded in the USA, that’s double the number in 2002. Nearly 500,000 children were concussed. One third of concussions happen during practice (often not attended by doctors or trainers who know how to properly manage concussion). 20% of high school athletes will experience concussion during the …

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What is Scoliosis and Do You Have it and Not Know it?

You won’t want to miss this webinar on correcting scoliosis This month Dr. Ken and I are going to tackle the myth that scoliosis can not be corrected. We are going to dedicate an entire webinar, several blog posts and a few extra You Tube video’s to how modern day neurological and structural chiropractors are …

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