Careers that benefit from regular chiropractic care: Part 3

  Careers that benefit from regular chiropractic care, is series I’ve spoken on before, last time out it was health care providers. In a similar vein, this blog’s careers that can benefit from regular chiropractic care concerns our first responders, our emergency personnel, police, paramedics and fire fighters. Why would a police officer benefit from … Read More

Why does my chiropractor care about my bladder?

Why does my chiropractor care about my bladder? “Why does my chiropractor care about my bladder? ” Recently while taking a history from a new patient, which included a review of various body functions, including bowel and bladder movements, the patient wondered aloud, “ I’m here for my back why do you care about my … Read More

Is it my back or is it my hip?

Is it my back or is it my hip? This is a common question I’m asked and the answer sometimes isn’t so easy, so I’ll try to explain with a couple of simple clinical scenarios. The first scenario, involves a person I’ll call “Bill”, Bill is a 35 year old man who was doing some … Read More

Back to school means buying backpacks

  Back to school means buying backpacks We’re getting close to what some parents will refer to as, “ the most wonderful time of the year”, when our kids return to school. Back to school invariably also means back to school shopping, and often at the top of the list is a new backpack. Back … Read More

Careers that benefit from regular chiropractic care: Part 2

        Careers that  benefit from regular chiropractic care: Part 2 In my first blog in this series I described how after painting my house for several weeks I was feeling quite sore in the upper back, neck and shoulders and those tradespeople who perform a lot of overhead tasks are at risk … Read More

Novel treatments for osteoarthritis

    Osteoarthritis treatment Most of you know someone with osteoarthritis, or may have it yourself; it is a very common form of joint disease that is related to aging and wear and tear of joint surfaces. This can occur in any joint but commonly occurs in the load bearing joints, the hips, knees and … Read More

Heart Rate

  Heart rate   A common question people ask when we discuss exercise is “ how do I know if I’m exercising hard enough?”. What should my heart rate be? A reasonable question, it can be explained in a number of ways and may differ depending on the exercise goal. Most often we use heart … Read More

Careers that would benefit from chiropractic care: Part one

    Careers that would benefit from regular chiropractic care: Part one Working on my own home the last few weeks has enlightened me as to certain professional tradespeople who would benefit from regular chiropractic care. I have been doing a good deal of painting, drywall installation and having electrical wiring done at my home … Read More