All posts tagged: healthcare

concussions

5 Things You Should Know About Concussions

This article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association. Author: CCA Staff Team 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

Inflammation

Inflammation 101

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team What is inflammation? Inflammation is a natural process that your body activates to respond to foreign substances. This process is in place to protect our bodies from threats such as toxins, viruses, and bacteria. It’s the reason why you might experience

An Introduction to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff What is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a condition that can be characterized by extreme fatigue or tiredness that isn’t resolved with rest and is not explained by any other medical condition. What Causes Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? Currently, the

Omega-3 Supremacy

The following article is from Vitality Magazine. Author: Dr. Zoltan P. Rona, MD, M.Sc.  OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS PRESERVE BLOOD LEVELS OF VITAMIN D Essential Fatty Acids Benefit the Brain, Heart, and More Virtually every new patient I have seen in my private practice in the past 10 years has been taking at least one or

Pain Management

5 Ways You Can Manage Your Pain

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team Spine, muscle and nervous system pain has many causes including physical trauma, poor posture, repetitive motion, overuse, and wear and tear. The pain may be so severe it keeps you from falling asleep, leaving you fatigued and unable to focus on

6 Ways Chiropractic Care Can Help Manage Headaches

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team Being able to think clearly and calmly allows us to make decisions, process emotions, and carry on with our day-to-day lives. That clarity can be easily destroyed with a strong headache. Many people have occasional headaches, but frequent headaches that affect

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

Activities to Exercise Your Brain

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

Conventional Allopathic vs. “Alternative” Holistic Healthcare

Author // Alison Hazelbaker, Ph.D., IBCLC, FILCA, C.S.T., RCST It irks me to no end when conventional (allopathic) healthcare providers dismiss traditional therapies by attaching the moniker “alternative” to describe where they fit into the healthcare spectrum. Alternative to what? The word implies that conventional allopathic medicine is the gold standard and traditional therapies run