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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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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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This is a book you will want to own; A Mind of Your Own

Dr. J’s Book Review of A Mind of Your Own by Dr. Kelly Brogan MD I still remember the first patient that told me that their depression was improving since they started chiropractic care. Her name was Gloria and she had been on antidepressants since her last postpartum depression diagnosis 20 years early. As a …

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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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Boost athletic performance by 8-10%

Google “boost athletic performance” and you will get close to 2 million hits. And the great thing, according to all those Google headlines is that all your options are really simple and super easy:) For those of us that make physical fitness a regular part of our day we know that there is nothing easy …

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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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