Health Conditions

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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My Mother’s Stroke

Our webinar this month is all about traumatic brain injuries. Dr. Jenkins just returned from a multi-day seminar and we are super excited to pass the learning on to all of you. TBIs refer to a variety of conditions such concussions, strokes, or really any injury that occurs to the brain after birth. I, however, …

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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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Balance in life and health, Secret #1

As we round out another year I often have conversations with people in the office that centre around how they are going to do things differently next year. They talk about priorities, over commitment and generally doing what it takes to not feel so run down and overwhelmed. I get it. I totally understand. This …

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Chronic Pain Syndrome and Todays Chiropractic

Two years ago I was at at a seminar in Toronto and the keynote speaker was a doctor by the name of Dr. Dan Murphy. He was brilliant. His speciality is neurology. During his talk he presented a research study on chronic pain. The study was comparing people under medical care, they were given medication; …

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You Can Have Incredibly Healthy Strong Bones AND Skip the Dairy.

Dairy would make a great condiment, not food group! In the chiropractic industry, we are constantly being asked questions about bone density. So I thought I’d tackle bone density AND dairy. One of the main reasons people consume dairy is for the calcium to prevent osteoporosis. The problem is countries that have the highest dairy …

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Get Ahead on Injuries with Today’s Active Living Chiropractic.

I’ve logged a lot of hours at kids sports events. With a family that’s as active as ours, it’s only natural that our kids gravitate towards sports. The thing that often goes unnoticed is how rarely our kids miss a practice or game due to injury. Now that I’m working with developing athletes at a …

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