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Senior’s Health

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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The 3rd Secret to a Balanced and a Less Stressful Life

I’m going to start this blog post with a disclaimer. I’m a complete work in progress in this department BUT I’ll teach you what I know from the school of hard knocks. . . And if you’ve missed the previous blogs in this series than stop reading. Click here to learn the emotion that will …

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Why has today’s chiropractic become an essential ingredient for longevity?

Over the last 20 years the “acceptability” for chiropractic has steadily rose. The word is getting out and people are realizing the value of today’s chiropractic. This week I wanted to share with you some of the science that is now available to prove, without a doubt, that adopting a chiropractic lifestyle is one of …

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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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Who and where do you want to be in the next 20 years?

Have you ever considered: how we look after our elderly says a lot about our values as a culture? There are beliefs that erode our value for our elderly and beliefs that build up our appreciation for our seniors. Unfortunately, it’s often our seniors themselves whose beliefs have been effected the most by changes in …

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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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Posture, Life Expectancy, Heart Disease and Asthma.

In 2014 it was reported that texting can lead to a shortened life. And this had nothing to do with distracted drivers; although, that is a problem. The report was related to the posture that your neck is in when you “assume the position” of texting. Also commonly referred to as “text neck”. Not even …

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Ready to Run, or are we just hoping?

Over the next few weeks you’ll see some quotes from a great book called “Ready to Run” by Dr. Kelly Starrett. I really recommend it to anyone who wants to avoid the chronic injury treadmill that comes with distance training. You can click on the link below to see it in Amazon.ca. Here’s the quote …

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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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