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

Acupuncture for Weight Loss

Studies have shown that acupuncture offers some benefits to those who are trying to lose weight. The body has energy meridians and the ancient practise of acupuncture helps individuals in a myriad of ways including weight loss. Weight gain isn’t the result of just a bad diet; there are other factors that contribute to gaining read full article

Arthritis in the Knee

There is no simple response to ‘what causes arthritis?’ Not only are there many factors to take into consideration as to the antecedent, but there are three different types of arthritis that can affect the knees. Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common type of arthritis in the knee. This is a progressive condition that slowly read full article

Achilles Tendonitis

The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the body connecting the calf muscles to the heel bone and is in use when walking, running, and jumping. Athletes and runners in particular tend to be those who suffer the most with Achilles tendonitis and it is the bane of many runners. Although this tendon can read full article

Adjustment? But I feel fine?

Back and neck pain are the most common reasons why patients seek out chiropractic services. When a person feels fine they tend not to visit a chiropractor because nothing is wrong – right? There is ample evidence out there that clearly proves prevention in health care is what can keep people healthy and maintaining chiropractic read full article

Am I too Old for Chiropractic Care?

As the human body ages many change occur and this includes the spine. Spinal discs, facet joints, muscles, ligaments and other related tissues become weaker therefore less able to withstand normal stresses.   There is not a doubt that regular exercise throughout one’s life is critical in order to help thwart off potential health issues.  read full article


The ancient Chinese healing practice of acupuncture was brought to the Western world by some of the first Chinese settlers to reach North America.  Treatment involves the insertion of tiny needles into the skin at precise acupuncture points all over the body.  This therapy does not involve the use of drugs, even though the effects read full article


Acupuncture is recognized as an effective form of alternative treatment for numerous health problems, but many people wonder if they will benefit from acupuncture treatments if they are not sick or in pain.  The fact is that acupuncture can help anyone, even people who do not feel sick.  Richmond Hill acupuncture is performed by highly read full article


The origin of acupuncture dates back to ancient China, 2500 years ago or more.  The practice was adopted by neighbouring Asian countries including Vietnam, Korea and Japan, and was brought to Europe by some of the first Chinese settlers.  Acupuncture did not become well known in North America until the early 1970s, when President Nixon read full article


The ancient Chinese healing art of acupuncture has many applications because it can be used to influence any part of the body.  In the Western world, acupuncture has been adopted as a highly acclaimed method of alternative treatment for countless health problems, including obesity and overeating.  Richmond Hill acupuncture specialists can treat obesity by helping read full article