Chiropractic Care and the nervous system

A comment I seem to get a lot is “Doc, I am doing physiotherapy, so I cannot do chiropractic”. Or “I am taking blood pressure medications, so I cannot do chiropractic”. My honest answer is “I don’t’ know if I can help.  What I CAN do is remove the interference and clear out the nerve…

Chiropractic Care Plans

As a chiropractor who completely understands that healing takes time, one adjustment is not going to correct a problem that has potentially been there for decades. That is like going to an orthodontist and asking for all your teeth to be fixed, corrected, braced and straightened in one visit. It would be incongruent to suggest…

Chiropractic can help to strengthen your brain

It is exciting to announce that another Spinal Research Foundation facilitated research has been published in a highly reputable journal [1]. The study, undertaken by Heidi Haavik, Kelly Holt, Bernadette Murphy and others is published in the Journal of Neural Plasticity. And the results are very exciting for chiropractic! The Journal of Neural Plasticity boasts an impact factor of…

How chiropractic can help relief text

Beyond Technology & Backpack Use … Chiropractic care helps relieve the pain and discomfort due to text neck! It seems that people with a technology device in hand reading, texting, taking a selfie and all in the name of immediate social response.  Combine this with the overstuffed, improperly worn backpacks and we are setting ourselves up…

The chiropractic alternative to medicating our kids

The US FDA has just approved the use of Oxycontin for kids as young as 11 If that doesn’t scare you it should As a Chiropractor I am very concerned with pharmaceutical use in patients. It is my hope that patients take as little as needed and we empty the medicine cabinets. It is extremely…

Keep flu away with chiropractic care

This is the time of year when a lot of people are scared of the FLU season. Everywhere we turn we see signs warning us. I saw this picture and it made me think, this would be a great topic to explore. It is not healthy tissue that attracts and breads disease. Do maggots eat…

Every active family needs a sports chiropractor

We are a baseball family. We love baseball. We love to play baseball, we love to watch baseball. We love to hit balls and play catch. We love the Toronto Blue Jays. I have three boys and a girl and man do they slide onto the bases like the best of them. They re-enact the…

Can chiropractic be an effective headache cure?

If you are among the 4.5 million Canadians who suffer headaches regularly, you are undoubtedly familiar with the traditional methods that people use to treat them. These may include taking some type of over the counter medication that is supposed to eliminate the pain and reduce any associated swelling. There are many other types of…