OBESITY AND OSTEOARTHRITIS How to Lose Weight – North Vancouver Chiropractor Expert Explains There is no question that gaining weight can cause long term health issues for anyone, but more importantly ignite physical disabilities. The battle against obesity and weight gain has become a social issue that is way too real. When your neighbor suffers…

What is the deal with IASTM? What is all the fuss about instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM) technique. Just recently I signed up for Smart Tools plus seminar in Portland, Oregon. I purchased a set of smart tools as well as enrolling in a two-day seminar. Before the re emergence of IASTM, techniques such…

Honey, I got into a car accident in Vancouver! What should I do now? Car accidents are not an easy experience to go through as it may take a toll on your bank account and cause bodily injury. Even more, there is always a chance for serious injury, death or paralysis. As a North Vancouver…

New and Old injuries We all have scar tissue and we all will develop more in our lifetime, but the majority of us do not understand how scar tissue develops in our body and how it affects us. As a North Vancouver Chiropractor, I reflect back at my time at Palmer West Chiropractic College in…

Walking a mile in the snow Do you remember when your father used to tell you? “When I was your age I use to walk 3 miles in the snow to school and back home.” Well, I tell the new generation of children tall tales of children growing up without tablets, gaming systems and smart…

Pregnancy is tough Pregnancy can be a difficult process for the majority of women. Statistics show almost 50 percent of women suffer from back pain when pregnant. Nausea, pain and immobility can become the wrecking ball for anyone trying to battle themselves through a normal day. Pain can become quite normal during pregnancy as joints…

New Data! The number of knee surgeries is on a steep rise in the past two decades, almost doubling. There has been much discussion into why patients have been opting for surgeries earlier in life and why the number of surgeries has doubled. Some preliminary research has shown that the obesity epidemic and population growth…

Get the facts straight! It may be time to sit down and hold on to your seat. Yes, there is something we need to talk about and it may shock you! Well, it is not going to be an, it’s me not you conversation. This talk is about the decades old rule about icing injuries….

Keep Calm and follow the Basics! Do the same principles of RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation) still hold true? With all the new technology and research there must be some magic therapy that can heal all acute and chronic injuries. There are so many different new therapies that are on the market for practitioners. But…

Keep Calm and take a kitkat break Just the heading of this blog post can cause shivers down the spine to many die-hard sports enthusiasts. Normally, we are bombarded with advice to get outside and get active. Yes, being active is an excellent way to improve cardiovascular health, build strength, endurance and increase the hormones…

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