Recently Dr. Badyal was featured in the local “Global News” article answering: “Reasons you’re probably suffering from back pain (besides sitting all day)”. Dr. Badyal was quoted in the article as saying: “people continue to ignore back pain because they think it will go away on its own. Or they’ve been given some improper advice on why it’s happening and what to do with it,” he tells Global News, adding more people turn to over-the-counter medication for their back, instead of reaching out to a specialist. This medication is masking the issue and not addressing the underlying cause.” The Authority On Chiropractic Care In Vancouver We are happy the article referenced our previous posts on “improper form at the gym” to “how to carry your bags”, […]
Before we get started, we’ve written an introduction to the barbell squat, for the lay-person that is looking for an overall description of the movement. Now and again, you might hear someone say that the barbell squat is unsafe, even harmful for your back; that it will compress your spine or cause serious injury to your lower back in the long term. But are these concerns valid, or just the excuse of a weightlifter who’s hit a plateau? Let’s consider some factors together. Squatting Is Natural First, humans have been squatting for thousands of years. The squat is a very natural position to assume, both for relief and rest. For example, if you’ve ever observed an infant for any meaningful amount of time, you would have […]
This is a supplemental article for those who may be unfamiliar with the barbell squat exercise and would like to understand how it is performed and what affect it has on our bodies. To many, the barbell squat is referred to as the “King” of all exercises, and for very good reason. The barbell squat helps develop total lower body strength, promotes full-body mobility and stability, and is highly effective for burning calories; reducing body fat. But what really is the barbell squat and how is it performed? Let’s find out. What Is It, Exactly? In simplistic terms, a barbell is placed behind the neck, on your upper back (trapezoids). The barbell is then loaded evenly on both sides to increase the overall resistance. Once the […]
When you have a serious health care concern or life threatening problem, you need to seek emergency care as soon as possible. Getting to the hospital quickly and being seen in the emergency room can literally mean the difference between life and death in those circumstances.
I like to think of resolutions more in terms of goals that can be achieved throughout the month/year/decade rather than a strict new regime that needs to start in January and last forever. The truth of the matter is that most people are unable to keep to resolutions for more than a few weeks into January. If we are ready to improve our health, our careers and our creativity then it is important to set-up for success and create goals for the long term. Looking at health and wellness goals for this fresh, new start why not begin with something attainable? Here are 5 suggestions to ease into improving diet and lifestyle for 2016: Start off with a sugar-free diet for 3 weeks. Most of us […]
You are right if you have noticed the bright orb in the sky has been on vacation a bit too much lately. October 2016 went down in history as the rainiest October in our record books and November didn’t look that much better.
Suffering from Sciatic Nerve Pain? Sciatic nerve pain is a nerve pain that starts in the lower spine and can extend down the length of either, or both legs all the way to the feet, can range from a dull “uncomfortable” pain, to a deep and “sharp” pain.
Do you suffer from digestive problems such as constant bloating, gas, constipation or diarrhea? Do you have IBS and have been told that there is nothing that can really be done? Small Intestinal Bacteria Overgrowth (aka SIBO) may be the underlying cause of IBS. SIBO can be treated and cured within a few months or less.
Recent studies have suggested that Chiropractic Care can, over time help ease the symptoms of anxiety. We’ve all been in the fight or flight mode at some point; the human body automatically responds to what it perceives as imminent danger by increasing the heart rate perform. This response is helpful in times of crisis; however, for some people, this is a chronic condition. Rapid or irregular heartbeat, panic attacks, shortness of breath, and chest pain are the most common symptoms of anxiety, although chronic anxiety can produce other symptoms as well. This condition places much wear and tear on the body and can lead to serious health problems if it continues for long periods of time.
If you suffer from joint stiffness and discomfort, you may have gotten into the habit of cracking your own problem areas. But, while self-cracking may provide a measure of temporary relief, it’s not addressing the causes of your pain and it could be making your issue worse. Here’s why adjustments should only be done by a professional.