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  • Back to School Tips

    The back to school period is a great time for parents to check the fitting of their child’s backpack and by making a few simple changes may help prevent poor posture and long-term spinal health issues. “Back to school” tips from Dr Mark

  • Stress and Happiness

    Stress seems to be so prevalent in everyone’s life today – how many times do you hear it from your friends? How many times do you say it yourself? We’ve learned that stress is a highly significant contributor to disease. The World Health Organization estimates that by the year 2020, stress related disorders will be…

  • Top 10 Inflammatory Foods to Avoid Like the Plague

    According to statistics from the World Health Organization, about 12.9 million people worldwide died from some form of cardiovascular disease in 2004. Each year, the World Cancer Research Fund estimates that some eight million people died from cancer. Heart disease and cancer, the deadly manifestation of chronic inflammation, are expected to remain as the leading…

  • Curing Women’s Greatest Illnesses

    From a chiropractic perspective, we lose our ability to be healthy, to function well, and to adapt to life’s stressors, when those stressors become overwhelming for us. That, in fact, makes us even more fragile and more susceptible to life’s stressors. And so it accumulates and accelerates.

  • Turning Off Technology

    Our modern lifestyle means that we are more accessible and more in demand than ever before.  Technology means that we are alwys surrounded by televisions, computers, and whatnot, and these electronics mean that we run the risk of becoming a slave to the machine.  However, there is such a thing as too much, and we…

  • 4 Reasons Athletes Get Adjusted

    Keeping themselves in tip-top shape is all but required for athletes who take the time to nurture their body with exercise, rest and healthy foods. But these aren’t the only ways athletes stay in peak performance mode. Each year, a growing number are turning to chiropractic care.

  • Chiropractic Care and Quality Of Life

    Thanks to advancements in many health-related fields, we are staying alive longer. But as life expectancies in developed countries reach new heights, an increasing number of people are asking important questions with regard to maintaining health and quality of life as they age.

  • The Lymphatic System – How It links To The CNS And What This Means For Chiropractic

    For a long time, the science told us that there was no connection between the brain and the immune system. The brain was supposedly a privileged organ, whose cells did not need immune protection. All that changed in very recent history, due to a discovery that happened almost by accident.

  • Fear Increases Pain, But There’s Something We Can Do About It

    Pain Studies dating back more than a decade have revealed that fear of pain is a prognostic factor in chronic pain. That is, fear of pain and severity of pain are very much linked.

  • The Art Of Reappraisal: What Neuroscience Tells Us About Anger

    Anger is a part of life, just like stress, disappointment, failure, and the plethora of positive emotions that exist at the other end of the scale. However, anger is often an emotion we don’t know how to handle well. What’s the best course of action? Fight anger with anger? Vent? Suppress? Reappraise? Neuroscience has a…

  • Neurogenesis – Making New Brain Cells

    Mothers of newborns notice how impaired their memory is.  Old people report that their co-ordination and spatial awareness isn’t as good as it used to be.  And people under high levels of stress complain of similar symptoms, their memory isn’t as sharp, they struggle to recall simple events or conversations and their mental agility isn’t…

  • 4 Simple Tips to Become More Flexible

    Many of us spend far too much time sitting or generally being inactive. This as well as other common factors can lead to feeling tight and inflexible. Here you will learn 4 simple tips to help improve flexibility that you can begin using straight away!