Annex Family Chiropractic

738 Spadina Ave, Ste. 206
Toronto, On, M5S 2J8

416.967.4466

Here’s a conversation that comes up often when I’m working with patients. When should you stretch, and when should you strengthen? Let’s back up a second. Why should you want better mobility at all? If you have faulty biomechanics (which could also be described as poor movement) you’re fighting against yourself any time you try […]

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Did you know that working your core might be making your low back pain worse? Continuing with the fitness theme, I’m covering a very common misconception today.  So many people have heard that to prevent low back pain you need to strengthen your core.  And while it is true that a strong core helps support […]

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Keeping on with the fitness theme this month… I want to share something personal. I’ve been “off track” with my fitness for years now. And I’m finally getting around to having a plan in place to get back into things.  What I’m remembering – and why this may be useful to you – is that […]

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It’s official. Baby Beverly joined our clan on Saturday evening.  Mom was a champ, and powered through to a healthy home arrival just 4 hours later (the beauty of using a midwife is that they come check on you the next day in the comfort of your home). Hayden’s “adapting” – he’ll be a great […]

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Here’s an interesting fact for you: The one-and-only Marilyn Monroe developed her signature walk by hacking off the heel of one shoe.  I hear something like that and my chiropractor’s brain instantly thinks “compensation pattern”. What do I mean? Well, by changing the length of one leg, Monroe would set up a movement pattern that, […]

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My title today sounds ambitious, it’s true. But I’ve never been more convinced that anyone can enjoy vibrant health and a high standard of life throughout a full 100-year lifespan.  We’re taught to think that we’re born, we live, then we get a disease and we die.  It doesn’t have to be that way!  I’m […]

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Today’s quick tip might come as a shock to you. I say that because most patients I talk to are confused about this. When you have an acute injury or pain, what should you reach for first, heat or ice?  Most patients think it’s heat.  And while heat can help in easing tense muscles, the […]

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Did you know that poor nutrition negatively impacts bone growth and overall physical development in children? Start young. That’s the secret to giving your children every possible advantage when it comes to their health. In honor of the imminent “back-to-school” wave just around the corner, here are three quick facts you should know: No soft […]

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