Children’s Health

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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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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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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Are You Preparing for Your Best Year Ever? We can help.

It’s the time of year where golf clubs are stored and skis are getting tuned. Many of us are patiently awaiting the mountain snowfalls so the lifts can start turning at our favourite local ski resorts. It doesn’t seem to matter if you’re a Big White, Sun Peaks, Silverstar or Apex family, we’re all thinking …

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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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Your posture is more about memory and your math facts than fitness and your work outs.

Every once in a while I get the opportunity to take over the care of a patient who has had chiropractic care since birth. It’s a real honour and usually they have a great story of how they were introduced to chiropractic. I want to share with you the story of John. When John was …

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What an athlete looks like with and without today’s chiropractic

This week was a shock. I personally saw the contrast of an athlete who has had chiropractic care from birth compared to one without. This first x-ray you will see is of my oldest; 15 years old and involved in competitive sports. In fact his #1 sport is one of the highest impact sports on …

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Life expectancy in Canada hits 80 for men, 84 for women.

2014 was a great year for longevity experts in Canada. The numbers were glowing[ref]http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/life-expectancy-in-canada-hits-80-for-men-84-for-women-1.2644355[/ref]. We are among the top in the world for longevity in both men and women. . . . Unfortunately, science can be misconstrued to produce the result we’re looking for. [ctt tweet=”Canadians are among the top in the world for longevity …

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Tyler’s incredible miracle or just simple health?

Almost every week for the last 15 years I’ve stood up in front of a small group of new patients and shared with them the chiropractic story. In this weekly orientation, I share several cases from my care. In light of research I was reading this week, I want to share one of those cases, …

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3 critical concepts to not mess up our kids.

I had an ironic conversation with a mom in for her adjustment this week. She was really stressing about her first born and what she should do. This blog is in response to reflecting back on that conversation. The irony was that I was plesantly surprised by my response to her concerns. I guess I …

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