The Chiropractic Blog

A Collection of Wellness Articles
March 21, 2019
The Barbell Squat – What Is It?

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 […]

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March 17, 2019
What Is Holistic Medicine And The Philosophy Behind It?

Holistic medicine is also known as naturopathy, and deals with wellness and healing. It is not merely a treatment plan, it is also a philosophy and way of life. The entire person is considered in the process, which includes one’s mind, body, spirit, and emotions. As a result, treatment plans lead to optimal physical, mental, […]

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March 10, 2019
Why Choose Naturopathic Medicine?

First thing is first: what is Naturopathic Medicine? Naturopathic medicine is an alternative treatment that can enhance our well-being and keep our bodies happy and healthy without the use of prescription or non-prescription drugs. As such, it is even gentle enough for children and babies. Acupuncture, Bowen Therapy, hormone balancing treatments, detoxifications, and IV therapy […]

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March 7, 2019
Creating A Body-Friendly Workspace

Over thousands of years, our bodies have adapted to meet the many challenges of daily life. Until quite recently, this involved a great deal of movement and physically demanding activity but, given rapid technological advancement, many occupations now require long periods of sitting. Human beings, however, are not well-suited to a sedentary lifestyle, often suffering […]

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February 14, 2019
So what really is Alternative Medicine?

With a new year and your resolutions to take care of body, mind and soul, it's the perfect time to explore new ways of treating your health issues. There are many other medicinal practices you can explore over traditional medicine. If you have ever thought about alternative medicine but didn't really know what it is or weary of exploring it, we are here to answer your question: What is alternative medicine?

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January 20, 2019
To Ice or to Heat?

To ice or heat is a commonly asked question in chiropractic health care offices that is commonly incorrectly answered and as such, causes patients to endure greater pain and longer healing times than necessary.

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January 17, 2019
What Is A Wellness Centre?

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.

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January 17, 2019
5 Must-Haves Every Well-Stocked Herbal Medicine Cabinet Shouldn’t Be Without

Chances are you’re already familiar with herbal or home remedies. Many of us have childhood memories of nurturing mothers and wise grandmothers, ready at a moment’s notice to tackle illness at the first sign of a sniffle. Often armed with nothing more than something found in the kitchen or garden, they always made us feel better.

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January 10, 2019
Attainable New Year Goals

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 […]

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January 6, 2019
Are You Well on Your Way to Being Well?

In the wise words of Professor Benjamin Miller: Your body is the one machine that is unconditionally guaranteed to last a lifetime. How long and good a life this will be depends a great deal on you, whether you neglect and abuse your body out of carelessness and ignorance or whether you treat it with the respect so wonderful and complicated an organism deserves.

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