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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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Help Your Kids Lose Some Weight

It’s that time of year again when our kids are heading back to school and we are getting back into routine. Every year Dr. Ken and I field all kinds of questions from parents about what kind of back pack they should be looking at for their kids. I though I’d give you some pointers …

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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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Your Priority Pyramid and Why There is More than Core

There is More than Core with a Chiropractic Approach Over the last few weeks I’ve came across several experts talking about how critical core strength is. And I agree, core strength is an important part of maintaining upright posture and it can have an incredible impact on your long term health and ability to be …

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Your posture is more about memory and your math facts than fitness and your work outs.

Every once in a while I get the opportunity to take over the care of a patient who has had chiropractic care since birth. It’s a real honour and usually they have a great story of how they were introduced to chiropractic. I want to share with you the story of John. When John was …

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What does your dentist and hair stylist have in common?

This may not surprise any one out there but your hair salon and dental office are hazardous places to work. In fact according to studies the rate of shoulder, neck, and arm conditions are through the roof for dental workers, including your dentist and people in the hair stylist community. The common link? Posture. In …

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How up to date chiropractic works with your brain to beat your pain.

Chiropractic works with your brain to relieve pain I had a great conversation with a patient this week about the brain. I’ll just share with you a bit of her history so you have a some background for our conversation. Chronic pain for several years She has suffered with panic attacks and chronic pain for …

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Secret #2; Choose the disciplines that will give you the best results for life.

Now that we’ve covered what I feel is the most significant secret to a balanced life, joy. Let’s get into some very practical but necessary tips to insure your life is full but effective. And as you’d imagine they cover some lifestyle choices. If you missed our last post on secret #1, then before you …

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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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