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Posture, why is it so important?

Posture, why is it so important?

What’s the big deal? Why is Posture So Important?  I often hear people say, ‘I know I’m slouching’, or ‘I know my neck is too far forward"’.  I believe these people must innately know that their health and posture is intertwined. It is a scientific fact that...

The power of positive thoughts

The power of positive thoughts

The power of positive thoughts: Researchers have shown that there is a powerful connection between our bodies and our minds.  When we feel stressed our brain signals to release hormones that tell our cells to either fight or flee. When we feel positive emotions...

Chiropractic helps brain function

Chiropractic helps brain function

New Research shows Chiropractic helps brain function: Dr. Heidi Haavik is a chiropractor and neuroscientist.  She is on a quest to understand what Chiropractic does to the body and brain function.  In her book, “The Reality Check”, she goes over her research...

HRV – Heart Rate Variability

HRV – Heart Rate Variability

I think a lot of people would agree with me that we are living in a century of increased stress in our modern lives, as compared to simpler and earlier times.  I have patients telling me everyday…. “I don’t have time” “We have to figure this out around kids...

Low Back Pain

Low Back Pain

I get a lot of patients with low back pain (LBP) at the clinic. No one wants to be in pain, I get it. However, we are complicated beings, but we are self-healing and self-regulating. Let me share a story with you. I get low back pain. Is that ironic – as I am a...

Adaptation

Adaptation

So what is it to be adaptable?  I talk about adaptation with patients everyday. Our spinal cords are like ‘guitar strings’ they are attached at the top and bottom of the spinal column.  The tone of this ‘string’ sets the tone for every tissue, cell and organ...

Pain and Symptoms

Pain and Symptoms

What is pain?  We know pain is subjective.  We know pain follows a nervous system pathway and goes to the meso-limbic (emotional) part of our brain. Pain is your body telling you something is not right.  But, sometimes people are ‘sick’ and they are...

Why Do I Use Torque Release Technique?

Why Do I Use Torque Release Technique?

Now that you know why I moved to Edmonton, I can tell you a little more about why and how I began practicing Torque Release Technique (TRT). As chiropractors, and many professions, have continuing educations, I found myself at a new seminar, TRT. I had never really...

Edmonton – A LOVE STORY PART 2/2

One day my Mom calls me and tells me her knee surgery is being scheduled earlier than expected. This means she can not make it to my cousin’s wedding in Edmonton. She says she has a ticket and can change it for me. I accepted. I arrived in Edmonton and had a great...

Edmonton – A LOVE STORY PART 1 /2

I will begin my story a few years before I left for Edmonton, Alberta. I graduated from Chiropractic College and began work in August 2010. I was working at two clinics and going to weekend courses for my certification in pediatrics and pregnancy. I was barely making...

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