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Most people recognize the value of chiropractic care for adults, but a normal working nervous system can help everyone. Chiropractic care for infants and children is very different from that for adults. Tailored to their age and weight, their adjustments often require no more pressure than you’d use to test the ripeness of a tomato….

Chiropractic care is important for your body’s ability to be healthy, by working with the musculoskeletal and nervous system. Chiropractors work to correct spinal, pelvic and cranial misalignments, which contribute to creating an imbalance in the muscles and ligaments in the body. This can lead to stress on the nervous system and prevent the body…

We all know we should drink more water. It is the basis for life and the average adult body is made up of 65%-70% water. But do you really know why drinking water is so important? Here are my top 8 reasons for drinking more water and how it can change your health for the…

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Exercise regularly Maintain a healthly weight Maintain good posture Stretch your spine before and after sports Don’t overload your backpack or shoulder bag Stretch your legs and back after each hour of sitting Never cradle the phone between your neck and shoulder Sleep on your back or side, not on your stomach Invest in a…

DEFINING ART ART is “a system of treatment and diagnosis protocols for soft tissues”. It is a non-invasive technique that involves manually breaking up adhesions with deep digital pressure, so as to release the entrapped muscles, tendons, ligaments and nerves. How this is accomplished is by shortening the muscle, taking up tissue tension and then…

You may be experiencing allergies, if your health has not been as well as it should and there’s no obvious reason. If you experience symptoms such as low energy, trouble staying on your diet, irritability, or frustration, consider the possibility of allergy treatment. It is said that 20-30 million Americans suffer from some allergies during…

Arthritis is simply the inflammation (swelling) of joints. This swelling is usually accompanied by pain. There are quite a few types of arthritis. The most commonly occurring type is degenerative arthritis. This type of arthritis is naturally occurring with age. Once you have arthritis, you cannot get rid of it. You can, however, slow its…

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) occurs when the median nerve is pinched or inflamed. The median nerve is located just above the wrist. The carpal tunnel is at the base of the palm of your hand and is made of bones, tendons, and a thick ligament that surround the median nerve. The pinching is a result…

CAROLINE ALPHONSO From Saturday’s Globe and Mail January 19, 2008 at 12:53 AM EST TORONTO – A Canadian study indicates there is no increased risk related to chiropractic treatment in the heated debate about whether neck adjustments can trigger a rare type of stroke.?Researchers say patients are no more likely to suffer a stroke following…

The elbow is a hinge and pivot joint that allows for bending, extension, and rotation the arm. It connects the humerus to the radius and ulna with ligaments, tendons, and muscles. Surprisingly, over 12 muscles cross over the elbow beside the bicep and triceps. The two bones of the forearm create a hinge by fitting…

Fibromyalgia is an arthritis-related syndrome which can be difficult to diagnose. Fibromyalgia syndrome is a chronic condition characterized by body aches, widespread pain, sleep problems, extreme fatigue, depression, anxiety, and other symptoms, in combination with tenderness of specific areas (muscles and tender points) on the body. Fibromyalgia Basics: Fibromyalgia is an arthritis-related syndrome characterized by…

What are orthotics? Orthotics are specially designed, custom made supports moulded to fit your foot perfectly to provide the support that you lack. They are individualized to stabilize your spine and pelvis by correcting imbalances in your feet. Though they may go unnoticed, these imbalances contribute to fatigue, misalignments, and pain throughout your body. These…

Initial symptoms may include heavy, painful legs and swollen ankles. If untreated, venous insufficiency can quickly develop into varicose veins. People with varicose veins tend to get inflammation of the veins. The disturbed blood flow in the enlarged veins may cause inflammatory changes to the vein wall. The affected area then becomes very painful, red…

Reduce the risk of snowboarding and skiing injury this winter By Tara Madden The two main causes of injury among snowboarders and skiers are falls and collisions. Help reduce injury risk and severity with pre-season dry training. Snowboarders need to stabilize and strengthen their upper extremities (e.g., arms and shoulders), while skiers need to strengthen…

Preventing back and neck pain during the holiday shopping frenzy By Tara Madden Holiday shopping can be just as big a strain on your back and neck as some outdoor winter activities. The load you carry each time you head out to the mall in search of gifts can amount to 15 pounds or more…

Leg and Hip pain are most commonly caused by subluxation of the spine. This can irritate the nerves causing pain and muscle spasms. Your hips and legs support the entire body and give you strength, stability, flexibility, and mobility. For this reason there is a high amount of stress put on these body parts. Hip…

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