Health and Technology

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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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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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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Podcasts I’m listening to these days

What books are in your backpack? Back in the day the classic question to ask any leader was “what are you reading these day’s”. That question would generate a few book titles that were worth the read. And this question still is a good one because great leaders still read. And I mean real, paper …

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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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How Technology can Change your Posture and your Life

Have you ever seen the exact same thing create good and bad? I think the biggest culprit in recent years has been the internet and the devices we access the internet on (computers, tablets and smart phones). From mis-information, false research, horrible bigotry and hatred. As well as incredible resources, connection with distant family and …

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Your computer is killing you and what you can do about it.

Most work places in today’s modern day culture demand that we spend at least a few hours in front of a computer. It’s inevitable. But did you also know that there are dangers? Sitting Shorten’s Your Life by 40% Sitting for 6 hours or more a day increases your chance of death by 40% according …

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