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Vancouver Chiropractor: Postural improvement

As a Chiropractor, I have practiced the majority of the time in Vancouver. I started out working in Toronto, where I also went to school. My main focus over the years has become women’s health issues (such as prenatal and postnatal chiropractic care) and pediatric chiropractic care.  Since I am dealing with young to middle age women and new …

Vancouver Chiropractor: Defining injury

What is an injury? An injury can consist of a variety of reactions to a sudden traumatic incident or repetitive micro-traumas over time. Both can have the same negative reactions in the body. Body will feel vulnerable and will go into a defense mode: 1)      local area will send chemical messages to the brain and …

Vancouver Chiropractor: Back pain prevention

Did you know that musculoskeletal conditions cost Canada $16.4 billion in direct treatment costs and lost productivity each year? While practicing as a Vancouver chiropractor over the years, the common factors I have found that contribute to this are:  1)      Poor ergonomics/ Posture  2)      Time spent at station without breaks  3)      Stress  4)      Fatigue  5)      …

Vancouver Chiropractor: Kids and Chiropractic

Many of my new mom patients in my Vancouver Chiropractic practice ask me if their new-born would benefit from a spinal check-up (the birth was very difficult). As many of us who have had children are aware, the labour and delivery process can sometimes be tough on the mother and baby physically. That is not …

Have you been in an motor vehicle accident?

If you have recently been in an MVA (motor vehicle accident) and have experienced a whiplash type injury, it is critical that you seek some form of treatment. As a chiropractor, I have seen injuries become chronic when not tended to in a timely fashion. Deal with the pain and inflammation first thru either natural …