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Building health and happiness in times of unprecedented stress.

Fear and anxiety drains our natural defences; 3 things we can do about it. As early as 1999, scientists were measuring the negative impact that anxiety has on human health (1). I’m sure that is no surprise to you. I think all of us have had times where we felt the weight of the world …

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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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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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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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How can posture impact my life span; Technology Neck and what it is doing to your neurology

 Each summer we participate in a B2B (business to business) sidewalk event in the office complex Lighthouse operates in. We are located in a technology center called the Landmark Centre in central Kelowna. As a chiropractic office in a mainly “financial and tech” centre it can get confusing for other businesses why we are …

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3 more performance tweeks to increase your athletic results

A few weeks ago I wrote a blog post on how important your nerve system is in getting you the results you want in your performance, on and off the field (or ice, road, trail or pool. . . . where ever your playground is). Here is the link if you missed it. I wanted …

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Go Barefoot!

“Shoes do no more for the foot than a hat does for the brain.” Dr. Mercer Rang (renowned orthopedic surgeon and researcher in pediatric development). [ctt tweet=”Shoes do no more for the foot than a hat does for the brain. — Dr. Mercer Rang ” coverup=”98bFa”] I played football in university for 3 years and …

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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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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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