Category Archives: Health

04 Nov

You might want to get up more…

Case of the week from Dr. Cheung: Over the past few weeks I’ve been treating a 60-year-old lady that’s had knee pain for the past 30+ years. Due to a complicated eye condition, she’s now blind and spends most (if not all) of her time sitting and resting at home. After doing a thorough examination on her,

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09 Sep

Ever wonder what happens when you ‘crack’ your knuckles?

Ever wonder what happens when you ‘crack’ your knuckles? As a chiropractor this could be one of the most common questions that I get. Simply put, gas is being released in the joint (from a vacuum effect).Then, the follow up question I get is: “If I ‘crack’ the knuckles in my hands a lot, overtime does

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31 Aug

6 Tips for Buying a Mattress (and Sleeping Well)

Consider the importance and value of a good night’s sleep (beyond the price tag) when you are looking for a new mattress. Your back will thank you. A 2011 study by the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) reports that 41% of women and 36% of men claimed their back pain was caused by a poor night’s sleep.

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04 Mar

This week’s case – A new mom with upper back pain

The Latest from Dr. Cheung: Another great week in practice and this week I had the pleasure of seeing a new mom. After the physical marathon of pregnancy, birth, and now taking care of a baby this mom is experiencing quite a bit pain. Because new moms spend most of their time holding their baby

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03 Sep

The Stretches You Should be Doing Every Day

Most of us stretch a bit when we get out of bed every morning. It helps us begin our day with extending our muscles after lying flat in bed all night. That simple stretch is a good way to welcome the day, but do you find time during the rest of your waking hours to

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13 Jul

The Naturopathic Difference

If you are like many of us, life may sometimes seem like it is out of control. You are stressed with work issues, it’s hard to find the energy to give adequate time to your family, and some days everything hurts. Maybe you are over-weight but can never find exactly the right diet. You need

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24 May

Stay Healthy with Massage Therapy

When most of us think about massages, we think spas, cucumber on our eyes, and usually hope for a good looking masseuse. While these are definitely some luxuries that surround the concept of a massage, getting regular massages actually go a long way in benefiting your body. Therapeutic massages and targeted massage therapies are two

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