The Chiropractic Blog

A Collection of Wellness Articles
June 5, 2021
Chiropractic Care Series: Ergonomic Consultation

As we continue our Chiropractic Care Series, we are looking at Ergonomic Consultation – a practice in which we focus on the safe and effective interaction between people and their environment – a.k.a Ergonomics. Essentially it is the science of matching the job to the worker and the product to the user. Most common facet of ergonomics involves the design of the office and it’s workstation, including the desk, computer and chair. However, ergonomics whether employees sit at a computer terminal, operate machinery, work in retail, or drive large trucks, they can benefit from the principles of ergonomics.

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June 4, 2021
Skinny Foods For Summer - Pine Nuts, Who Knew?

Who knew that those tasty little nuts often thrown into homemade pesto sauce actually turn on hormones to make a person feel full? Researchers found that women who consumed the active ingredient in pine nuts reduced their food intake by 36%.

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May 11, 2021
What Is Spinal Decompression Therapy?

Every day thousands of our neighbours right here in Vancouver suffer through unbearable back pain. We all know this makes it difficult to concentrate at work, play sports, or even just do simple tasks around the house sometimes. This soreness and discomfort can last years if not treated. Chiropractic care can help.

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May 9, 2021
Chiropractic Care Series: Traction

As we continue our Chiropractic Care Series, this new series, we are looking at Traction - a common chiropractic technique that involves the prolonged stretching of joints and ligaments in an attempt to relieve neural pressure.

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April 30, 2021
Thinking: Do I need Orthotics?

Are you suffering from foot, ankle or knee pain? Are you increasingly finding your joints are sore? If so, you are likely continually asking yourself: Do I need Orthotics?
Orthotics typically is known as a device to help align, straighten or support your feet. It truly is defined as a specialty within the medical field concerned with the design, manufacture and application of orthoses.

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April 28, 2021
Chiropractic Care for Back Pain?

If you experience back pain, you are not alone. In fact, it is one of the most common reasons why people visit the doctor’s office. About 80% of the population in Canada will experience some sort of back pain. Sometimes it will even spread down one’s leg, although the pain in one’s back usually remains […]

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April 19, 2021
What Is Chiropractic Therapy and Will It Help? Let Us Tell You a Story...

A small puddle of water can cause a lot of damage… Our heroine, let's call her Sarah, slipped in the bathroom and hit the back of her neck against the tub. That was two years ago. Ever since then she has gone to doctor after doctor trying to figure out what is wrong with her […]

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April 16, 2021
Chiropractic Care Series: Muscle Electrotherapy

As we continue our Chiropractic Care Series, this new series, we are looking at Muscle Electrotherapy - a treatment in which electrical energy is used as a medical treatment for a variety of health issues. The process includes treating an area on the body through which low-level electrical currents are used to stimulate muscles, forcing them to contract. Chiropractors specifically make use of electrical stimulation to help in contracting the muscles. This is extremely helpful when the muscles lose strength and are unable to contract on their own.

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April 15, 2021
Self Care 101 for Your Back Pain

Once the initial care at the office has started to properly treat your back pain, simultaneously, a complete home care plan has to be initiated to ensure that your pain will be resolved

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April 12, 2021
Everything You Need To Know About Compression Socks

Lower Leg Circulation Problems:Are You At Risk? If you are at risk for venous problems, you are a candidate for compression socks or stocking therapy and vascular disease prevention. You may be at risk if you can answer “yes” to two or more of the following questions/statements: Age over 40 Family History Pregnancy / Hormonal […]

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