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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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Beating Lower Back Pain Once and For All

Beating Lower Back Pain Once and For All Hello everyone, This is Dr. Jenkins here with Lighthouse Chiropractic and Integrative Health. We’re a premiere health group in The Landmark District of Kelowna British Columbia. If you’ve clicked on this post then you are likely frustrated with your back pain and you are looking for some …

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Help Your Kids Lose Some Weight

It’s that time of year again when our kids are heading back to school and we are getting back into routine. Every year Dr. Ken and I field all kinds of questions from parents about what kind of back pack they should be looking at for their kids. I though I’d give you some pointers …

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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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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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Your Priority Pyramid and Why There is More than Core

There is More than Core with a Chiropractic Approach Over the last few weeks I’ve came across several experts talking about how critical core strength is. And I agree, core strength is an important part of maintaining upright posture and it can have an incredible impact on your long term health and ability to be …

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What does your dentist and hair stylist have in common?

This may not surprise any one out there but your hair salon and dental office are hazardous places to work. In fact according to studies the rate of shoulder, neck, and arm conditions are through the roof for dental workers, including your dentist and people in the hair stylist community. The common link? Posture. In …

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How up to date chiropractic works with your brain to beat your pain.

Chiropractic works with your brain to relieve pain I had a great conversation with a patient this week about the brain. I’ll just share with you a bit of her history so you have a some background for our conversation. Chronic pain for several years She has suffered with panic attacks and chronic pain for …

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Why a wellness at work program is a no brainier.

This week I had the tremendous honour of speaking at a special event hosted by our local Chamber of Commerce. It was for HR and wellness co-ordinators who want to improve their wellness at work programs. These are front line people who really care about the wellbeing of their workplace and get excited about improvements …

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