Category Archives: Prevention & Treatment

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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15 Jul

MLB All Star Game and Chiropractic – Performance Enhancement

Since the 1920s, when the New York Yankees traveled with a chiropractor to their games, many professional baseball players have been taking advantage of the edge that playing pain-free gives them. Many baseball players from the major leagues have attested to the fact that chiropractic care has been instrumental in helping them perform at their

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30 Jun

Interesting Case of the Week – Whiplash After Car Accident

This week patient X was rear-ended by a truck and she came into the clinic with a very stiff neck and upper back. In addition she’s had migraines that started after the accident.  Firstly, it’s important to do a thorough assessment to see if she’s had any critical or alarming injuries. Luckily she was completely

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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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05 May

Frequently Asked Questions about Chiropractic Care

While joint and muscle pain may be something you have been suffering from for a long time, or have just noticed recently, the decision to seek out chiropractic care may be daunting; especially if you are completely new to the practice. Many people are unaware of the benefits of chiropractic care, so we’re here to

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07 Apr

Eat Your Feelings

When in pain or discomfort, many of us often take to seeking out salvation in ways that feel good and are familiar to us. One of the most common ways is food. We inhale comfort food to keep ourselves satisfied, as momentary, and often, unhealthy as it is. Those cookies, chips, and slices of pizza

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