Stressed? Don’t Cancel On Us If you’re feeling stressed, you might call off work, cancel a play date with your child’s friends or even reschedule dinner with family in an attempt to regroup. But there’s one appointment you shouldn’t cancel when you aren’t feeling your best—a scheduled visit to our practice. Many patients aren’t aware… Continue reading Stressed? Don’t Cancel On Us
Why Work at a Standing Desk? As sitting has been dubbed “the new smoking,” it’s increasingly important to incorporate more movement into your everyday life. One of the best ways to do that is to swap sitting for working at a standing desk. Spending more of your workday standing could reduce the risk of obesity,… Continue reading Why Work at a Standing Desk?
Sneaky Ways to Eat Your Veggies Kids aren’t the only ones who may need to infuse their diet with more veggies. Some adults have an aversion to anything that’s green and healthy. Fortunately, there are some easy, sneaky ways to get more of the good stuff into your daily diet. One of the simplest ways… Continue reading Sneaky Ways to Eat Your Veggies
Is Your Wardrobe Hurting Your Back? Women may be used to hearing that high heels can be a source of back problems, but did you know that other articles of clothing may be doing your body more harm than good? If you’re dealing with back aches, examine your weekly wardrobe to see if you’re wearing… Continue reading Is Your Wardrobe Hurting Your Back?
Constant Stress? Take A Look At Your Diet When you’re stressed, skip the comfort food and head for something nutritious. This state of emotional tension can be rooted in anything from work-related pressures to frayed family relationships. At one point or another, everyone has experienced stress in his or her life. And while it comes… Continue reading Constant Stress? Take A Look At Your Diet
How effective is the treatment? Proof chiropractic works Seventy-two per cent of migraine sufferers in a clinical trial experienced either ‘substantial’ or ‘noticeable’ improvement after a period of chiropractic treatment, defying historical skepticism of chiropractics by some medical practitioners. The randomised clinical trial was undertaken by Dr Peter Tuchin, a chiropractor for the past 20… Continue reading Chiropractic and Migraines
Is There an Inborn Wisdom of the Body? A frog sits on a lily pad and eats flies all day. A baby knows how to suck its thumb even before its born. A seed sprouts, the roots grow down into the earth while the stem and leaves grow up towards the sun. How do they… Continue reading Inborn Wisdom
Sacroiliac joint dysfunction is a common cause of low back and leg pain. Pain and dysfunction can be caused by too little or too much movement in the sacroiliac joint. Sacroiliac joint dysfunction will often present with pain in the buttock – either one on side or both – that pain can also radiate lower… Continue reading Sacroiliac, hip and sciatic pain
It is that time of year again where proud parents are watching their kids head off to their first day of a new school year. They are well prepared for the day with notebooks and crayons packed up safely in the backpack. But are you buying the right backpack to keep you child’s spine healthy?… Continue reading BACKPACK SAFETY AND SPINAL HEALTH
Normal and Average… Do They Mean the Same Thing? There’s normal and there’s average. They’re different. Let me give you an example. When I’m examining a new patient and my examination reveals a significant amount of nerve interference between the shoulder blades I ask, “Wow, do you get digestive problems? Can you eat anything you… Continue reading It’s Not Normal to Be Average! Part 1