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15 Apr

Yikes! Is this the future?

This might be a bit of an exaggeration, but Dr. Cheung’s guess is that the age-related problems of the future will be a bit different than those we face today. When using your phone, try your best to keep upright! The human head weighs about a 12 pounds. But as the neck bends forward and

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15 Mar

Question of the week – How important are ergonomics?

We’ve heard this question a lot lately (especially from my office desk workers). The short answer is, yes! The problem with having poor ergonomics at work is that it causes increased tension on muscles and compression of joints. It’s not a problem to have bad posture for a few seconds, but if you have it

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14 Oct

Interesting Case of the Week: Tailbone Pains

 This week Mr. X presented to the clinic with tailbone pain. He has had low back pain on-and-off for years. This pain started suddenly and he’s unsure of what caused it. After doing an examination, it was found that his pelvis was twisted and very imbalanced. Due to his lack of spinal hygiene, tightness was

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29 Jul

Interesting Case of the Week: Tennis

Rio Olympics are here. The latest case from Dr. Cheung is here. The two come together on the tennis courts: You might be wondering…is chiropractic useful for athletes? Over the past few months I’ve had the chance of working with a high-level junior tennis player. Working in collaboration with his coach, trainer, massage therapist, and

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17 Jun

Interesting Case of the Week – Foot Pain from Running

Summer is finally here and I’m seeing a whole slew of new injuries. Recently I had a patient come in with foot pain following her run this week. Make sure you’re not doing a few classical mistakes and follow these 2 simple rules:   1) Wear proper footwear (your running shoes and casual shoes!)  – In spring

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15 Apr

How come I get numbness in my arm when sleeping?

  This has been a common question this week and I’ve seen it mainly caused by a few reasons. For most cases, it’s not alarming and has a simple reason behind it.   1) There are several complex nerves that travel from your neck down the arm. When these nerves become irritated overtime, you can

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01 Apr

Tip of the Week – Does my Pillow Really Matter?

Lately I’ve noticed that this can be a very important issue. If you happen to feel neck stiffness, shoulder stiffness, or even arm stiffness in the middle of the night or in the morning, your pillow definitely matters. You should wake up feeling refreshed and not feeling stiff.  What should you do? Follow this general

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