Chiropractic for Life


Summertime Tips for Back Pain Prevention

Summer is finally here.  And however you spend this season, whether tending to household projects or hitting homeruns at neighbourhood softball games, Dr. Smith has some winning strategies to keep back pain from spoiling warm weather fun. Optimal posture is perhaps the most important factor for avoiding back injuries.  Studies[…]

Ergonomics for Tablet Computers

Tablet computers, such as iPads, are now commonplace.  However, what many tablet users don’t realize is that these devices come with a unique set of ergonomic challenges, which are creating an onslaught of overuse injuries. Doctors of chiropractic, like Dr. Smith are seeing a growing number of patients with tablet-computer[…]

Seniors Benefit from Chiropractic

A growing number of seniors are reaping the benefits of chiropractic care.  And, a growing body of scientific evidence demonstrates that chiropractic is advantageous for older people. Chiropractors often detect vertebral subluxations — areas of dysfunction among the bones of the spine (vertebrae)  — in seniors.  This common malady is[…]

The Benefits of Orthotics: An Effective, Natural Complement to Chiropractic Care

So why do you need orthotics?             With every step you take, the 26 different bones, 22 muscles and over 100 ligaments in each foot support your entire weight.             Your feet are your body’s foundation.  As with any foundation, a small imbalance can cause severe problems throughout the structure. […]

Prevent Knee Injuries with Chiropractic

Many researchers believe that the knee is the most complex joint in the human body.  It is also the most imperfect and easily injured.  However, I teach patients how to keep knee joints in top form and ward off knee injuries with all-natural approaches. Beyond regular chiropractic care, the following[…]

Acne: A Natural Approach

Pimples.  Blemishes.  Zits.  Whatever you call them, the characteristic lesions of acne can range from annoying to painful and even psychologically crippling.  Studies of teenagers and young adults with mild to moderate acne frequently report poor self-image, social impairment and diminished quality of life as a result of their skin[…]

Hate Exercising?

Two recent studies published in the Journal of the American Medical Associationfound that those who engaged in LIFESTYLE physical activity like raking leaves,climbing stairs or taking a brisk walk reaped the same benefits in terms ofcardiovascular and respiratory fitness as those who participated in a structured,rigorous exercise program. Watching your[…]

Vitamin B-12

Did you know that one of the most common nutrient deficiencies involves vitamin B-12, a crucial nutrient for nerve health and the construction of red blood cells that carry oxygen throughout your body?! This deficiency is common in both vegetarians/vegans and meat eaters! Are you surprised?! This is because vitamin[…]

Healing Teas

You might think all teas are the same, but there not and differences in quality can be hugeMany tea companies use precut teabag herbs which may be up to six months or a year old.As a result their potency and flavour may be compromised. Tea is the original method of[…]