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Herniated Disc Management

Herniated Disc Management

What is a Herniated Disc? Herniated discs are probably the most common diagnosis for severe back pain and sciatica (leg pain).  Discs are large cushions that lie between the individual vertebrae of our spinal columns. The disc composes of layers of ligaments (annulus...

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Get Out and Get Walking

Get Out and Get Walking

Walking is the simplest form of aerobic exercise. Anyone can walk, at any time of the day, with a faithful K-9 companion, a great pair of walking shoes and some simple reminders: Start slowly and at a comfortable pace. Walk with good posture i.e. keep your head up...

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What is a Spinal Adjustment?

What is a Spinal Adjustment?

A spinal adjustment is a special procedure your chiropractor uses to reduce restrictions of your joints to allow them to move properly.  Your chiropractor spends 7 years in school mastering this procedure. Once your chiropractor has determined the location and extent...

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Chiropractic and Pregnancy

Chiropractic and Pregnancy

Low back pain is quite a common complaint in pregnancy.  In fact, half to three quarters of women report pain at some time during their pregnancy. And, it goes without saying that most women experience this low back pain in the second half of their pregnancy.  Many...

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Crossed Postural Syndrome

Crossed Postural Syndrome

Crossed Postural Syndrome is an oft overlooked, under diagnosed syndrome that is endemic in modern society.  Sitting in front of your computer forty hours per week is a major contributing factor.  The 1997 United States census showed that 51% of individuals worked at...

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IT Band: Should You Roll It?

IT Band: Should You Roll It?

The iliotibial band (IT band) seems to be a confusing structure. Is it muscle, tendon, or fascia? What does it actually do? Should I roll it when it becomes sore and tight? In short, the IT band is made of thick, strong connective tissue (fascia) and by itself doesn't...

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Adrenal Fatigue

Adrenal Fatigue

Stress, stress, and more stress are the conditions that most of us operate under each day of our lives. Between our obligations at home and in our families very few of us have time for ourselves.  Even exercise can be perceived as stress by a body that is already...

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The Secret to a Hangover Free Stampede

The Secret to a Hangover Free Stampede

It’s almost that time of year again! The time of year where the city of Calgary parties for ten days straight with no mercy. These ten days are always a good time, but usually ends up feeling like one giant hangover. Considering most of us are still expected to show...

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