Tag Archives: Pickering

What does a chiropractor know about Diabetes?

  What does a chiropractor know about diabetes? During a new patient history after dealing with the main complaint that brought the patient to the office, I will ask some general health questions assessing for things like diabetes. What does a chiropractor know about diabetes, aren’t they just for backs? A chiropractor’s scope of practice … Read More

What does a chiropractor know about eyes?

        What does a chiropractor know about eyes? What does a chiropractor know about eyes? This is a another question that I’ve heard many times in the past during an examination, in the same vein as last week’s blog here we go. So what does a chiropractor know about eyes? What does … Read More

Why does my chiropractor care about my feet?

Why does my chiropractor care about my feet? Why does my chiropractor care about my feet? Isn’t that what a podiatrist or chiropodist is for? Another good question, why should a chiropractor care about feet? There are several good reasons why as a chiropractor I am interested in feet. Most obviously, feet are the first … Read More

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

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

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

Frozen shoulder

      Frozen Shoulder: The What, Where, Why,  When and What to do about it This common shoulder problem is clinically referred to as “adhesive capsulitis”, or sticky joint. This problem is very common affecting 5% of the population at any one time and results in pain and a severely limited ability to move … Read More

What does a Chiropractor do?

    What does a chiropractor do? This is my second blog post, hopefully after the last one you have a bit better understanding of disc related back pain. So what does a chiropractor do? The other night my 8 year old son asked for some help with a school project, “ what does your … Read More