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Straight Talk From The Posture Doc!!!

Welcome to my blog-Straight Talk From The Posture Doc.

In today's highly evolving technological society, we face new stresses everyday. Whether its texting, tweeting, hours on the internet or checking out the new Ipad,we need to be aware of the potentially harmful effects that these activities can have on our posture.
As new information arises, and […]

By |May 16th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Improve your Posture and Improve your Golf Game

Summer is here and many of us are enjoying as much time as we can get on the golf course. Golfers at all levels from beginners to professionals can benefit from chiropractic interventions. One of the most known culprits to why your swing might not be at its best is Forward Head Posture. So what is Forward Head Posture?

By |August 13th, 2015|Posture and Golf|0 Comments

Summer Gardening Tips

Summer is here and the gardening begins after a long winter! Many of us enjoy getting outside and doing some gardening work.  This is great way to spend time outdoors and distress from the world outside but it can be physically straining if not done right.  Most people on average spend three hours […]

By |July 17th, 2015|Gardening|0 Comments

Six easy ways to straighten out your posture

Every time I roll my shoulders backward, they create a symphony of clacks and crunches. When I stretch out my arms, I can feel the pull all the way down into my shoulders (which have so many dense, hard knots, I can barely distinguish muscle from cartilage and bone).

At the age of 27, I’ve […]

By |April 21st, 2015|Posture & Blood Pressure|0 Comments

Stress, Fight or Run and the Adrenal Gland Function

Stress is all around us in various degrees, so what are Adrenal Glands? These are stress glands that are shaped like two almonds that sit above the kidneys Basically, our bodies react to stress in fight or flight method, as a result our systems become exhausted and weak. When our bodies are under stress […]

By |January 30th, 2015|immunity, Posture Doc Articles|0 Comments

Preventing and dealing with that Hump on the back of your neck

What is a Dowager’s Hump?
A ‘Dowager’s Hump’, often referred to as a ‘Back Hump’ or ‘fatty hump at the back of the neck’, is a hump that can form at the base of the neck. While the Dowager’s Hump itself is not painful, it can play a major role in neck, shoulder, and upper […]

By |July 23rd, 2014|Anti Aging|Comments Off

Summer Fun…Sore Muscles?

Portable TENS machine for summertime aches and pains
After weathering the long Canadian winter, most of us leap into summertime activities with both feet. That’s why it is during the summer months that people are most likely to suffer from muscle related aches and pains. Your regular chiropractic care prevents injuries by keeping your spine […]

By |July 6th, 2014|Back Pain, Gardening, Knee Pain, Leg and foot health, Neck Pain|Comments Off

Suffering with Hiatal Hernia? Here’s a surprising link that you should know about

 
Posture, Chiropractic and Your Hiatal Hernia: What’s the connection? 
 
 
A hiatal hernia is the bulging of the upper part of the stomach into the thorax through a part of the stomach protrudes up into the chest area through a small opening in the diaphragm muscle. The small opening in the diaphragm muscle is for the […]

By |March 20th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off

Herniated Disc

Herniated Disc: Surgery your last (and possibly unnecessary) resort
 
 
I had a really exciting outcome with a patient recently that I thought I should share with you. This patient was suffering with so much pain that she found it difficult to conduct her everyday life and her activities were severely restricted. She had been diagnosed […]

By |February 25th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off

Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Your Posture

How correcting poor posture can improve symptoms of IBS
 Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common chronic condition that affects the large intestine.  In Canada, 5 million people suffer from IBS, and 120,000 new cases are reported each year. People who suffer from IBS may experience stomach pain, bloating, gas, constipation as well as an […]

By |January 30th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off

Part 2-“Mommy Posture” What you can do about it?

Spinal Changes Post-Partum
 
After delivery of the baby, tasks associated with the new baby continue to contribute to the postural changes. These tasks include seemingly simple things like feeding, standing for long periods of time, lifting, changing the baby and in particular, carrying the baby. The increased size of breasts in nursing mothers contributes […]

By |January 28th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off