Couples Therapy: More Than Just a Last Resort

Couples Therapy: More Than Just a Last Resort

Many of us can relate to the experience of playing in the park or playground, and struggling to get along with a peer. Often, the adult responsible would say, “If you can’t get along, go play with somebody else”. This approach worked well then, or perhaps, the...
Canada’s New Food Guide 2024

Canada’s New Food Guide 2024

Canada’s Food Guide is a treasure trove of resources designed to enrich your dietary habits and enhance your nutritional knowledge. The guide is incredibly user-friendly, boasting an interactive layout where you can engage with numerous visuals, uncover...
What Can a Chiropractor Do for Plantar Fasciitis?

What Can a Chiropractor Do for Plantar Fasciitis?

Two types of footwear secretly make me cringe when I spot them.  They are cheap flip-flops and ballet flats.  These shoes and prolonged barefoot walking on concrete or tile can create the perfect storm for prompting plantar fasciitis. What is plantar fasciitis? The...
Mechanical low back pain, what exactly is it?

Mechanical low back pain, what exactly is it?

The other day, a new patient asked me why they were experiencing low back pain. They wanted to know how something so intense had shown up so quickly. What a loaded question! I happily launched into what is by far the most common cause and mechanism of lower back pain....
Tension Headaches

Tension Headaches

Tension headaches are the most common types of headaches and they can be effectively treated. In fact, tension headaches are one of the most common conditions that bring patients into our clinic looking for treatment and relief. Tension headaches can be very impactful...
PERIODS 101

PERIODS 101

Period problems are a common concern among the women I see in practice, and I often find that women have a lot of questions about “regular” menstrual cycles. Periods are also seen as an inconvenience to many women. Let’s talk about your monthly cycle! In December...
PCOS: It’s not your fault!

PCOS: It’s not your fault!

What is PCOS? PCOS is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, previously known as Stein-Leventhal syndrome, named after the two American gynecologists who discovered it in 1935. It’s a common hormonal disorder affecting nearly 6-10% of women in their reproductive years (1)....
Watching Your Posture With Technology

Watching Your Posture With Technology

Watch your Posture! As technologies have advanced, so has our ways of doing work, communicating with others, our habits and past times. However, our handheld devices can cause injury to our spines if not used with care. Did you know that bending your head to look at...
Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

This time of year, the theme of giving thanks is prevalent no matter where you look. Home décor, cards, commercials and conversations echo the notion of “Giving Thanks’ or ‘Being Thankful”. But, what does that actually mean when put into practice though? How can one...