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Pine Barb Extract

Pine Barb Extract Although pine bark extract has been used for medicinal purposes for nearly 500 years, it is enjoying a surge in popularity, due to a wealth of new research on its specific health benefits.  This natural supplement is harvested from the bark of the maritime pine tree, which[…]

End Hip Pain With Chiropractic

The hip joint is located between the pelvis and the upper end of the femur (also known as the thigh bone).  Although this ball-and-socket joint is extremely stable, anchored to the pelvis by tough ligaments, conditions can arise that generate mild to debilitating hip pain. Your doctor at Chiropractic for[…]

Get Spicy!

If you’re using your spice rack as a decorative wall hanging and don’t know your cumin from your coriander, it’s time to spice up your life!  In addition to enhancing the flavour of food, many herbs and spices have well-researched health benefits. There’s no doubt about it:  food — herbs[…]

Spread Love & Kindness This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day fanfare — from the cards to the flowers and candy — all say “I care about you” to anyone close to our hearts.  It’s obvious that supportive relationships — that last long after the Valentine’s chocolates have been consumed, cards recycled and flowers wilted — tremendously affect psychological[…]

The Shocking Truth About Back Pain Prescription Drugs

The Shocking Truth About Back Pain Prescription Drugs It seems that every few months a news scandal erupts about a celebrity who developed an addiction to painkillers after being prescribed the drugs for back pain.  Yet, despite this media attention, use of opioid drugs for back pain continues to climb[…]

Why Choose Chiropractic?

Here’s a question that your doctor at Chiropractic for Life is often asked:  “Why should I choose chiropractic care over medication or surgery?”  The bottom line:  Research shows that, in most cases, chiropractic is significantly more effective than medical intervention for neck and back pain.  Moreover, chiropractic is all natural. […]

Missing Sleep Can Make You Fat

Your doctor at Chiropractic for Life encourages patients to make getting enough sleep a top priority.  Why?  Because there are many health benefits to maintaining adequate sleep.  It’s well-known that sufficient sleep prevents a myriad of diseases, including cancer and heart disease.  Spending time with the sandman also boosts cognitive[…]

Prevent Neck Pain

A whopping two-thirds of adults experience neck pain at some point in their lives (Am Fam Phys 2004;69:1275).  The intensity can range from mildly nagging to completely debilitating. Your doctor at Chiropractic for Life often cares for patients with neck discomfort.  This is because misaligned spinal bones (vertebrae) are a[…]

Does Your Child Have TMD?

Does Your Child Have TMD? Headache, earache, dizziness, neck stiffness and pain that radiates outward from the temporomandibular joints (TMJs) — the “hinges” of the jaw — are all symptoms of temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD).  While most people have heard of this disorder, they are often surprised to learn that[…]

Beyond Back Pain

Beyond Back Pain At the close of each calendar year, your doctor at Chiropractic for Life reviews the past year’s chiropractic research and shares the most cutting-edge studies with patients. What’s especially exciting, is that so many of this year’s studies focus on conditions other than those typically associated with[…]