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Water for Joint Health

Water is critical to life and this includes the human body. There is no shortage of websites out there all sharing their opinions as to how much water we need every day to thwart off dehydration and to nourish all cells in our body. The reality is that there is no “one size fits all” read full article

Chiropractic Care for Bunions

A bunion is a bony protrusion of the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint at the base of the big toe. Once fully developed there is redness, inflammation, and stiffness that restricts motion of the big toe. The Latin name for this deformity is hallux valgus (hallux means big toe, and valgus means turned away from the mid-line read full article


Myotherapy is a form of physical therapy generally used to treat soft tissue pain and restricted joint movement caused by muscle or myofascial pain syndrome. This form of therapy can best be defined as the assessment, treatment and management of musculoskeletal conditions. When you see a myotherapist, they assess your condition to find out the read full article

Importance of Spinal Check-ups

As a society we are conditioned, and with good reason, to get an annual physical check-up as a preventative measure with helping to stay healthy. We are also are conditioned to see a dentist on a regular basis to keep our teeth and gums healthy. Many people also go to their optometrists on a regular read full article

Backpack Dangers for Children and Adults

Backpacks are, bar none, a better option for carrying books and supplies than a shoulder or a messenger bag. The weight of what is being carried is evenly distributed across the body in which the back and abdominal muscles are used for support. However, backpacks that are not used properly, or if they are overloaded, read full article

Beta-Glucan for Your Health

Fibre is something that most people realize they need a lot of, but the science behind fibre is not that commonly known. Also known as bulk or roughage, fibre is the indigestible part of plant foods that travels through our digestive system, absorbing water along the way and easing bowel movements. Without a doubt, fibre read full article

Healthy Sleep Positions for Adults

Our sleeping position(s) can have a major impact not only on the quality of sleep, but on overall health as well. Poor sleeping positions could potentially cause back and neck pain, impaired circulation, headaches, and even premature wrinkles. For young adults and healthy people, the sleep position is not as important as when we get read full article

Hip Health

Hip health is something most people never give a thought to until trouble starts. This is a computer-driven world in which far too many of us are spending an inordinate amount of time on a daily basis just sitting. We sit in our cars, sit at work or school, sit watching programs on television or read full article

Sinus Infections and Chiropractic Care

Sinus pain (sinusitis) and pressure can lead to headaches that can have a huge impact on your quality of life. For some individuals, the pain can be so severe it is crippling. If you suffer from sinus pain and pressure, or sinus headaches, chiropractic care can help. Sinuses Sinuses are cavities that are in the read full article

Avoid Common Winter Injuries

Winter weather can bring potentially serious injuries if we are not careful. We should always be aware of our surroundings no matter the weather, but in winter it is more important to be aware and take precautions. Needless to say, avoiding winter injuries can save you from lost time at work or from recreational pleasures. read full article