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Can Chiropractors Turn Breech Babies?

Can chiropractors turn breech babies? If you had any idea how many times chiropractors get asked this question—as if chiropractors were obstetricians—you’d be shocked. The external cephalic version (ECV), a procedure done by obstetricians and some midwives, is a medical procedure that numbs the mother’s uterus and manually attempts to turn the fetus from head

4 Tips to Plant and Rake without the Ache

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team It’s Fall, and as the leaves turn colour, that usually means it’s time for raking lawns and turning the soil in our gardens to prepare for the colder months ahead. Gardening is a great outdoor activity that many enjoy in Spring,

Fun Activities for the Fall Season

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team When it gets colder we tend to move our activities indoors, which in some cases can decrease our activity level. Rather than letting yourself get into a slump during the fall and winter seasons, embrace fun activities as the weather begins

Maria Forleo and Brené Brown chat about Belonging, Courage & Constructive Conversations

The following is an except from the website Marie Forleo’s Blog. Full article can be found here. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Her work has already transformed the lives of millions. I believe her latest book Braving The Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging & The Courage To Stand Alone is a must read for anyone who cares about

7 reasons to stay active!

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team It’s never a bad time to keep the simple things in mind! Over the past 20 years, exercise has become an important aspect of health care. It’s no surprise that it’s important to stay active. From the perspective of your spine,

Back Pain: 3 ways chiropractors can help

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team With the Fall season upon us, it’s back to school—and back to work—for a majority of Canadians. With many students and workers sitting for much of the day, back pain might start setting in. Back pain is a problem that affects

Take 5! Five Stretches for Runners

The following article is from The Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team You may decide to make the most of the last few days of Summer weather by taking your workout outside and going for a run. Running is a great way to get fit and have fun. Among many other benefits, running

2 Types of Arthritis: How They Impact You and What You Need to Know

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team Arthritis is one of the most common conditions affecting the joints worldwide.1 In Latin, arthro- means joint and –itis means inflammation, so together arthritis means inflammation of a joint. Two common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. While they

4 Techniques to Help You Manage Stress

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team Stress is the body’s natural response to external demands, both the good and the bad.1 It’s hard not to get overwhelmed between work, school, family, and other commitments. According to the World Health Organization, stress, particularly work-related stress, is the second-most

9 Steps to Make Sure Your Child Is Using Their Backpack Correctly

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team As summer winds down it’s time to start thinking about back to school. That includes, lunches, books, and backpacks! It’s important to make sure backpacks fit properly from an early age. If backpacks are worn incorrectly over long periods of time,

A Brief Analysis of 3 Diets

The following article is from The Pathways to Family Wellness Magazine. Author: John Marc Paleolithic Diet   The Paleolithic diet stands on the shoulders of our ancient foremothers and forefathers who existed before the advent of animal husbandry and agriculture. This diet presents modern individuals with the challenge of removing all dairy, grain, and processed

4 Things Athletes Can Do to Prevent Injuries

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team With the summer winding down and Fall sports programs opening up, it’s time to consider getting the most out of your athletic preparation, injury prevention, and treatment. Whether you’re new to a sport or are a seasoned athlete, here are four

3 Ways to Manage “Text Neck”

This article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team Our phones always have our attention, often from the alarm we wake up to, until the moment we go to sleep and it sits charging on our bedside tables. Throughout our day, however, repeatedly using our phones without taking breaks can cause

The Wholeness of Chiropractic

This article is from the Pathways to Family Wellness magazine. Author: Simon Senzon, DC. One of the most compelling and fascinating ideas in chiropractic is wholeness. Since the earliest days of chiropractic this idea has included the fact that the central nervous system governs the body’s functions. Only in recent years however, has this idea

7 Tips for Smart Hiking

The following article is from The Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team Hiking is a great way to get exercise outdoors; socialize with friends, family, or coworkers; and celebrate Canada’s parks this summer. In every case, it’s always a great idea to hike smart. Here are some quick tips to add to your

Consistency Is Key

The following article is from the Pathways to Family Wellness magazine. Author: Janaiah von Hassel In December of last year, I wrote an article “Sensory Sensitivities and Chiropractic Care” which was featured in the most recent edition of Pathways to Family Wellness Magazine. In this article I discussed how my son, Corbin, diagnosed with sensory

7 Steps to Naturally Conquer Allergies

The following article is from the Pathways to Family Wellness magazine. Author: Peter Braglia, D.C. Your body’s lack of ability to properly adapt to the changing environment (in this case the change of seasons) is what we label as a seasonal allergy. After all, everyone breathes the same pollen, yet everyone does not have seasonal

Exercises to Keep Your Arches Happy and Get You up and Running

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropratic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team Summer is a great time to lace up your sneakers and get running or walking for your overall health and well-being. Did you know there are exercises you can do to strengthen your feet? There’s no question that our feet do

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How Yoga Can Help Ease Your Pain

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Yoga is a helpful tool for physical and mental well-being. It combines stretching, strength, and meditation to ease stress in the body and promote strength, flexibility, and relaxation. But, did you know yoga also has the potential to help you with your

Faster recovery from sprains and strains: Here’s how.

Author: Dr. Kelsey Horsting, DC   The feeling of rolling an ankle is one that nearly everyone is familiar with, as is the sense of frustration that follows, because well, ankle sprains just take a long time to properly heal. R.I.C.E. or rest, ice, compress and elevate has long been the standard procedure to treat

Yes, Your Birth Matters

 The following article is from Pathways Magazine and doesn’t necessarily represent all the views of evolve Nurturing Vitality. Written by Laura Rupp. Disclaimer: below is my story. It’s my journey. In no way am I saying that your story is wrong or that my story is right. It’s simply mine. I encourage everyone as you

10 Tips to Keep Your Kids Safe in the Sun and Heat

This article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. // Author: CCA Staff Team As the days get longer and the temperatures rise, the more time you are likely spending in the sun. Among the most vulnerable to both sun and heat illness are infants and young children.1,2 The sun is more powerful than you

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Starting as early as Mon, June 12th, there will be no parking along West Broadway and extra traffic congestion in the area. We will keep you posted as to when the construction and closures will begin so you can plan your route. Thank you for your understanding!

Running Outside – Getting Started

This article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website  //Author: CCA Staff Team Have you finally moved your running regimen from the treadmill to outside? Summer is a great time of year to enjoy the outdoors through exercise and activity. With just your running shoes you can get out and explore new areas in your

7 Ways to Fit Your Bike

This article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team Most people know you need a bike that you can step over and reach the pedals, but did you know there are several components that you can (and should) adjust to make your bike fit right? This is a practice pro cyclists

13 Activities to Exercise Your Brain

This article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. //Author: CCA Staff Team As a society, we’re constantly reminded to exercise our bodies, but when was the last time you were reminded to exercise your mind? Part of a healthy lifestyle involves exercising your brain. Your brain can be trained like a muscle, and without

Taking Charge of Your Headaches: A Guide for Pain Management

This article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. //Author: CCA Staff Team You have a headache? You certainly are not alone! Fifty-nine percent of Canadian adults report suffering from some form of headache.1 Headaches can be debilitating, but most often feel like unpleasant discomfort, pain or pressure that can be addressed by manual therapies, relaxation

Chiropractic Treatment for Pregnancy Pain

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team It’s discouraging when the excitement of preparing for the birth of your baby is overshadowed by pregnancy pain and discomfort. Don’t despair! There is help available for both you and your baby at the chiropractor! Pregnancy Pains Why am I in

13 Ways to Turn Spring Cleaning into a Workout

This article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team Whenever Spring rolls around, warmer weather and increased sunshine is a big mood booster. It’s also traditionally the time we try to reset our living space and start our annual Spring cleaning routine. It doesn’t have to be a chore, though. Whether

3 Things You Need to Know About TMJ Pain

This article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team   TMJ pain: if you’ve suffered from it, you probably already know what it is. If you haven’t, it may require a bit of visualization to make the connection. Some might say TMJ is jaw pain, or something that causes a clicking

The Benefits of K-Laser Therapy Treatments

Author // Dr. Mercola The following article is excerpted from Mercola.com. Full article can be found at http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2013/07/28/k-laser-benefits.aspx. Laser therapy is still a fairly unknown 21st century treatment modality that can have profound benefits for pain management and tissue healing. Dr. Phil Harrington was a high school physics teacher and was trained at Palmer College

5 Things You Should Know About Concussions

This article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Participating in sports is a great way to stay active and in some sports, a level of physical contact is required. However, this physical contact can sometimes result in injury. Although we hope that you are able to play safely, concussions are a common traumatic brain

5 Stretches and Exercises for Better Posture

This article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team How many hours a day do you spend looking at a screen with your head tilted forward? Think about it. Chances are if you own a cell phone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer, you’ve spent hours viewing these devices. Other instances where

What to Expect From Your First Chiropractic Visit

This article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff team It is common to have questions and even trepidations before your first visit to any new healthcare provider. Luckily, chiropractors know that new patients may need extra time to discuss their questions or concerns. You can play a role in your own

Enhancing Circulation through Exercise

This article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team Your cardiovascular system works constantly to keep your body functioning.  The heart pumps blood, which carries oxygen and nutrients to tissues throughout the body. After a good workout, not only will your muscles thank you, but so will your entire cardiovascular system

Vitamin D protects against colds and flu, finds major global study

This article can be found on MedicalXpress.com Vitamin D supplements protect against acute respiratory infections including colds and flu, according to a study led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). The study provides the most robust evidence yet that vitamin D has benefits beyond bone and muscle health, and could have major implications for

7 Tips to Add Mindfulness to Your Routine and Reduce Stress

Author: CCA Staff Team The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Mindfulness; it’s become a popular topic for mental health and well-being, but what does it actually mean, and where does it come from? Mindfulness, a form of meditation, has its roots in Buddhism. It is one group of many meditation techniques that

7 Practices Great for Your Emotional Health

By Natalie Sager, Certified Holistic Healer, Certified Pilates Instructor The following article is excerpted from one that appeared on pathwaystofamilywellness.org 1. You are what you think Our thoughts consume us. All day. Everyday. We think about our kids, our parents, our friends. We worry about work and finances and accomplishing the days goals. We fear

To Prevent Illness: Love, Stress, and Microbes

By Lauren McClain The following article is excerpted from one that appeared on pathwaystofamilywellness.org What makes a strong immune system? Can you strengthen your family’s immune system? At this time of year, we’re all considering the mighty immune warriors anew. Elderberry syrup, anyone? Airborne? Echinacea? According to Maya Shetreat-Klein, author of The Dirt Cure and the article

Thoughts, Trauma and Toxins: Three Causes of Subluxation

Author // David Gustitus, D.C. In his 1910 text, The Chiropractor’s Adjuster, D.D. Palmer identified the causes of vertebral subluxation as the Three T’s— thoughts, trauma and toxins. Since that time, we have expanded our understanding of how these factors impact our body’s function, but the basic concepts Palmer laid down for the profession he

Winterize Your Immune System: The Power of Probiotics to Fortify Immune Strength

by Michael Vertolli, RH The following article is excerpted from one that appeared on www.vitalitymagazine.com When clients ask me what they can do to avoid respiratory infections during the winter months, they are often surprised that the first thing I recommend is a good probiotic supplement. Probiotics have been an integral part of my protocol

Live Life Fully: Chiropractic Adjustments Restore Normal Nerve Function and Enhance our Overall Expression and Quality of Life

Author // Jeanne Ohm, D.C. The following article is excerpted from one that appeared on pathwaystofamilywellness.org As a chiropractor, I recognize that the nervous system is the conduit of transmission for all life expression. The acclaimed chiropractor Dr. Christopher Kent relates this idea in his lectures (slightly paraphrased here). “Everything we experience is processed through

Migraine: A Journey In Healing

by June Bradley The following article is excerpted from one that appeared on www.vitalitymagazine.com For seven years I was never without drugs. My body was reeling from the side effects of migraine medication. My Tylenol 3 intake increased to seventy a month, including a daily intake of “migraine prevention” drugs. I tried a total of

Nutritional Medicine For Protection From Radiation-Induced Damage

by Sat Dharam Kaur, N.D. The following article is excerpted from one that appeared on www.vitalitymagazine.com The effects of radiation are cumulative and may manifest as cancer anytime within 40 years after: exposure to fission products from nuclear reactors; fallout from weapons testing and the Chernobyl accident; x-rays and mammograms; and ionizing radiation from frequent

Managing Holiday Stress

The holiday season can be a very stressful time for many people. Holiday stress fuelled by busy schedules, parties, school and work events, shopping for gifts, and many other obligations can wreak havoc on your routine and sense of balance, leaving you tired, irritable, and overwhelmed.  Add to that the vague sense that you are

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