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CLINIC IS RE-OPENING THURSDAY, MAY 28TH

By rachel / May 27, 2020 /

CLINIC IS RE-OPENING THURSDAY, MAY 28TH Late last night, we received an email from our regulatory college stating that the Ministry of Health made an announcement yesterday that will allow health care professionals to restart all deferred and non-essential  services. This means we can resume regular patient care! It is our top priority that we keep…

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CLINIC CLOSED UNTIL 2PM TODAY (FEB 28) DUE TO WEATHER

By rachel / February 28, 2020 /
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Soft Tissue Injuries Need PEACE & LOVE

By rachel / December 10, 2019 /

Over the years, many of us have heard the acronyms ICE, PRICE and POLICE for the management of soft tissue injuries such as sprains and strains. Although these acronyms are widely known, the evidence supporting these elements is quite limited. There new research coming out that suggests two new acronyms to optimize recovery. These two acronyms encompass the continuum of care from immediate care (PEACE) to subsequent care (LOVE). Immediately after a soft tissue injury, we should let PEACE guide our approach. P for Protect:  We…

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Pain and Injury

By rachel / November 30, 2019 /

What is Pain? Why do I hurt? What is causing my pain? These may be questions that you ask yourself when you are hurt or have an injury. Pain can be confusing can be all we think about when we are suffering. The Medical dictionary defines Pain as an unpleasant feeling that is conveyed to…

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Tips to prevent exercise induced injuries

By rachel / October 28, 2019 /

Starting a new exercise program can be intimidating. Read these tips for some guidance on how to prevent exercise induced injuries. It is important to be knowledgeable when you start a new exercise program to make sure that you stay healthy and enjoy the new exercise! Start slow If this is your first time exercising…

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The Road to Recovery

By rachel / July 16, 2019 /

“How long will it take me to recover?” “When will I be out of pain?” These are common questions we as chiropractors get asked by our patients. Pain is not desirable, so getting rid of pain is often the goal of patients seeking care due to pain. Depending on the issue and other variabilities, we…

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Dr. Rachel’s Experience with Back Pain

By rachel / February 14, 2019 /

An estimated one billion people worldwide suffer from back pain. Back pain is the biggest single cause of disability in the world. One in four adults experience back pain in their lifetime. I am the one in four adults that experiences it. I also experienced it when I was a kid. Back Pain as a…

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Headaches: Part 1

By rachel / January 30, 2019 /

Over the next couple weeks we are going to be going to be talking about headaches. We will go over what a headache is, the different types of headaches and how to treat the different types of headaches. So let’s get’s started! What is a Headache? A headache is defined as pain located in the…

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Chiropractic Grey Bruce

Active Care vs. Passive Care

By rachel / January 18, 2019 /

When creating treatment plans for our patients at our clinic, we like to break it down into active and passive care. Passive care consists of interventions that are provided by the chiropractor such as adjustments, mobilizations, soft tissue therapy and acupuncture. While these techniques are often very successful in providing relief of symptoms, they don’t…

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Pillows: How to find the right one

By rachel / December 13, 2018 /

Are you using the right pillow? As a chiropractor, patients often ask us about which position and pillow are best for sleeping. The answer is always different depending on the patient. Annoying right? The first thing we want you to know is that there is no one ‘best’ pillow for everyone. Your pillows main job…

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