The Chiropractic Blog

A Collection of Wellness Articles
April 4, 2021
The Proper Treatment of “Mechanical Low Back Pain”

Mechanical low back pain is a phenomenon that affects eighty five percent of us at least once in our life time and for approximately one fifth of us, it affects us to some degree once every year.

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March 27, 2021
Chiropractic Care Series: Heat and Cold Therapy

As we continue our Chiropractic Care Series, this new series, we are looking at Heat and Cold Therapy - a noninvasive and nonaddictive pain-relief therapy used for muscle and joint pain.

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March 20, 2021
Chiropractic Care Series: A look at Spinal Adjustments

As we continue our Chiropractic Care Series, this new series, we are looking at Spinal Adjustments - a procedure that is unique and singular to the chiropractic profession.

What is a Spinal Adjustment?

Spinal Adjustments is a procedure described as "the use of a load (force) to specific body tissues with therapeutic intent". This ‘load’ is traditionally supplied by hand, and can vary in its velocity, amplitude, duration, frequency, and body location. The intention of a chiropractic adjustment is to affect or correct the alignment, motion and/or function of a vertebral joint.

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March 17, 2021
The Value of Vitamins

Vitamins play an essential role in not only maintaining our lives, but also maintaining a healthy life. Daily there is misleading information regarding vitamins that is circulated regarding the usefulness and safety of vitamin supplementation.

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March 14, 2021
The Importance of Icing OR Heating for Injuries

Further to the article that I wrote: Ice or Heat? (You can read it here...) I also came across an extremely informative article written by Dr. John Zielonka that stresses the importance of using good judgment in the provision of ice or heat for both acute and chronic injuries.

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March 12, 2021
To Detox, or not to Detox - That is the question!

To detox or not to detox? Many people have asked that question and wonder - are they really helpful? Once or twice a year it is a good idea to reset the body and get rid of excess toxins. We break down what toxins are, potential health problems and how proper detoxifying can help your system.

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March 11, 2021
Acupuncture and Infertility

Using acupuncture as an adjunct to naturopathic and medical treatment for infertility has been clinically shown to improve pregnancy rates.

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March 7, 2021
The Straight Truth about Flat Feet

Ever wondered if you have Flat Feet? or wondered "How did this happen" or "How can I treat it?". In this post, we are uncovering the straight truth about flat feet.

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March 5, 2021
The Basics of Healthy Eating

When you sit down to a healthy, home cooked meal it feels good. Not just the pride involved with doing something good for your body but also knowing each ingredient used ie – no additives and preservatives...

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March 1, 2021
Suffering from the discomfort and pain of Bunions?

Are you suffering from the pain of bunions? Bunions are a very common issue, and there are many ways, over and above surgery, that can help ease the pain of this common foot issue.

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