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04 Dec

Connecting the dots.

There is a long-held adage in healthcare about mind-body connections. More and more research comes out to highlight how a person’s ability to move positively impacts their mental health and mood. And more and more research is coming out to highlight how anxiety, depression, and stress adversely affect the way you feel physically. To be

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15 Oct

Love Your Spine

October 16, 2018 is World Spine Day With an estimated one billion people worldwide suffering from back pain, it affects all age groups, from children to the elderly. It is the biggest single cause of disability on the planet, with one in four adults estimated to suffer from back pain during their lives. Prevention is

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05 Sep

Baby… I’m a STAR(MAT)

Ever wonder about the bulls-eye poster in the room of our Physiotherapist, Manuel? It’s called The Starmat.  For neck and shoulder problems, a patient can follow the spokes and circles of the wall target with a laser device attached either to the forehead (for neck mobility issues) or to the wrist (for shoulder pain and

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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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18 Mar

Chronic Pain Video

Here’s a great short 5-minute video explaining chronic pain. If you’re experiencing chronic pain please take a look at this video and it might give you some good perspective! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OYOi1AD5mOk

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