Tag Archives: Wellness

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 ears?

  What does a chiropractor know about ears? What does a chiropractor know about ears?  This is a question that I’ve heard many times in the past during an examination. So what does a chiropractor know about ears? Why would a chiropractor want to check someone’s ears anyway, isn’t that the job for a medical … 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 skin?

Why does my chiropractor care about my skin? I am a lecturer at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto.One of the areas I lecture in is on Dermatological conditions or skin conditions. So why does my chiropractor care about my skin? My students often ask me the same thing, why do we need to … 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

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

Different Types of Exercises

By now you’ve seen my posts on the benefits of exercise, if there ever was a fountain of youth it is exercise. For the uninitiated however, exercise is a loaded word, there are so many types of exercise floating about and all are the “best” at doing something, making you stronger, fitter, leaner, faster etc. … 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