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Osteoarthritis

As I previously discussed in another post, there are a variety of arthridities and each have various effects on different joints of the body.  Arguably, the most common arthritis seen in medical clinics is osteoarthritis. In non-medical jargon, osteoarthritis is best described as wear-and-tear damage to the joints and is sometimes known as degenerative joint disease.  [...]

By |2020-09-09T01:52:01+00:00January 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Chiropractic Care for Kids

It is better to grow healthy kids than to fix injured adults. I’ve had a few questions recently if kids can receive chiropractic care and if it is necessary.  The answer is of course! Like adults, kids have joints that can slip out of proper alignment and need to be restored with chiropractic. When the [...]

By |2020-09-09T01:52:01+00:00January 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Chiropractic Treatment for Headaches

    One third of Americans and Canadians suffer from headaches. Tension headaches are the most common, these headaches can be felt on both sides of the head as a dull, steady pain that often becomes intense at the end of the day. Unfortunately, traditional medicine has little to offer chronic headache sufferers. Pain medicine [...]

By |2020-09-09T01:52:01+00:00January 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Protein Supplements

The prevalence of protein supplementation in the average person is growing drastically. In an article in the BBC news, it is estimated that the world will be chewing and gulping down 16 billion bars, drinks, and other protein supplements a year by 2017.  This is a substantial number and it raises the question if protein [...]

By |2020-09-09T01:52:01+00:00October 18th, 2016|Habits|

Strength and Mobility

When it comes to the body, there is a fine balance between mobility and stability. I often tell my patients, that chiropractic and massage improve the mobility of joints and surrounding tissues which allowing them to function more normally. However, stability or strength is also necessary for the body to work in an optimal way.  [...]

By |2020-09-09T01:52:01+00:00October 11th, 2016|Challenge, Habits|

Arthritis

  The point of this post is to discuss the basics of arthritis and in future posts we will discuss the different types of arthritis. There are a variety of arthridities, ones that effect the spine and ones that don’t, ones that are seronegative or seropositive, ones that are autoimmune, etc. etc, and this can [...]

By |2020-09-09T01:52:01+00:00September 15th, 2016|arthritis, In our clinic, News, Uncategorized|

New Location Opening Soon

Our new location is getting close to completion! We are completing the renovations on this state of the art new office space, check out some construction pictures below. Watch our site for the latest news on our new location opening date. Our office phone number and email will remain the same. #204 18810 72nd Ave, [...]

By |2020-09-09T01:52:01+00:00August 4th, 2016|In our clinic, News|

Three most common NSAIDs

Non-steroidal anti inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) The three most common NSAIDs that we see in our clinic are aspirin, ibuprofen and naproxen. NSAIDs, or Non-steroidal anti inflammatory drugs, can be very useful for helping with short term injuries. Essentially, as the name implies, NSAIDs reduce inflammation in the body. With injuries, the body’s natural reaction is [...]

By |2020-09-09T01:52:01+00:00August 4th, 2016|arthritis, In our clinic, News|

Habits- New Year New Habit!

Did you know it takes at least three weeks for a new habit to become firmly established? When you build a new habit you are quite literally building new grooves and neural pathways in your brain. You strengthen these pathways the more you perform the habit. Remember that this is the case for both good [...]

By |2020-09-09T01:52:02+00:00January 12th, 2015|Challenge, Habits|