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Toronto Chiropractor: 738 Spadina Ave, Ste. 206

Toronto, ON, M5S 2J8

416.967.4466

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Why Your Posture Matters (& how to improve it)

2022-10-07T11:31:01-04:00

Posture and Spinal Health Imagine this: It’s been a long day of work and you’ve been hunched over, staring at a computer for hours. After sitting at a desk all day (for years!) you find that you have a sore back and neck.  Over time, you find that not only does the discomfort stay with you, but other issues have crept in to lower your quality of life. This is because posture is important in maintaining your muscular system, nervous system, and overall spinal health!  Poor posture puts the body in abnormal positions that the body has to hold by compensating. [...]

Why Your Posture Matters (& how to improve it)2022-10-07T11:31:01-04:00

What a Pain! Causes & Natural Tips for Lower Back Issues

2022-02-04T13:08:38-05:00

You stand up, rubbing your lower back, leaning back slightly trying to stretch it. But the ache of lower back pain continues throughout your day and into the night. An estimated 4%-25% of adults worldwide suffer from chronic low back pain. Understanding the possible causes can help you take steps to find relief naturally. Causes of Lower Back Pain: A variety of elements may come together, increasing the likelihood of discomfort in the lower back.  Your genetics could be a factor, combined with posture and trauma. As you can see in the list below, your career can also be a factor [...]

What a Pain! Causes & Natural Tips for Lower Back Issues2022-02-04T13:08:38-05:00

Ways to Stay Active in the Toronto Winter

2021-12-06T17:17:42-05:00

During the winter, it’s all too easy to settle into a more sedentary lifestyle. As a Toronto chiropractor, I want to give you some tips and encouragement. Let’s talk about simple ways to stay active and counteract busy school or work schedules or extreme weather.  Get Moving It doesn’t have to be a complicated workout, but get your body moving often. Staying active during this season has multiple benefits: Improves mood with endorphins Improves or maintains flexibility Improves heart health Increases or maintains muscle strength Stimulates brain function   Movement is vital for us physically and mentally! “90% of the stimulation [...]

Ways to Stay Active in the Toronto Winter2021-12-06T17:17:42-05:00

Time and Repetition in Chiropractic Care

2021-10-12T12:00:19-04:00

Time and Repetition can build us up or tear us down! We can let repeated stressors, postures and movements wear down our bodies.  OR... We can harness the power of Time and Repetition with positive action, like getting adjusted regularly, eating well daily, practicing self-care and exercising/moving often.  Let’s dig into some frequently asked questions about chiropractic care and how this regular wellness care can serve you and your family! Can I get results from one adjustment? If we had a magic adjustment, there’d be a line down the street of folks coming to get it! Some people do feel an [...]

Time and Repetition in Chiropractic Care2021-10-12T12:00:19-04:00

[New Video] Stronger Hips, Legs and Arches In Minutes A Day

2021-09-10T17:21:08-04:00

If you’d like to know a simple way to self-check your hip, knee, ankle, and arch stability…and strengthen supporting muscles in just minutes a day…then today’s article will show you how.  In fact, if you did little else than master this simple move, it could go a long way toward lessening any aches and pains you may be feeling in your lower body. It’s not foam rolling or stretching, it’s more activation-based, & it touches almost every important muscle for mobility and strength from your hips on down. What is this “magic” exercise? None other than the Single Leg Squat. See, [...]

[New Video] Stronger Hips, Legs and Arches In Minutes A Day2021-09-10T17:21:08-04:00

Getting Antsy? 5 Ways To Shake Up Working From Home

2021-02-25T20:07:20-05:00

If you find yourself getting even the teensiest bit antsy (over VERY antsy) because you're stuck working at home, here are a few simple ways to shake things up. I’ve taken some tips I heard about from a productivity coach and spiced them up by adding my own chiropractic spin to them. And a quick reminder that we’ll be closed for the “original” March Break (15th-19th). My wife and I intend to take full advantage of daycare and school to daytrip for some tranquil hikes outside the city! Without further preamble, here they are: 1. Change how you write your to-do [...]

Getting Antsy? 5 Ways To Shake Up Working From Home2021-02-25T20:07:20-05:00

Your Most Important Ritual For Working From Home

2020-09-29T15:00:45-04:00

Before we get into today’s content, a correction.In last week’s email I added an image of my new adjusting tool, the Accustim. However, depending on what email provider you’re with, this may have landed in your inbox instead as a description vs an actual image. Oops! Sorry about that. Here is, in fact, what it looks like:   I promise it’s far less intimidating than it appears. 😉  One of the takeaways of that email was how the repetitive woodpecker-like action of the Accustim helps “interrupt” and repeat the manual touch of your chiropractor so the neurologic feedback is more consistent throughout [...]

Your Most Important Ritual For Working From Home2020-09-29T15:00:45-04:00

Meet The Accustim: A New Tool For “Wow” Adjustments

2020-09-22T13:19:37-04:00

Say hello to my little friend! (I couldn’t resist the reference!) The Accustim is a new adjusting tool I’ve recently added to my toolbox. I’ve already received MANY positive comments on its results and two patients have coined it the “woodpecker”. 😊 What’s it all about? Glad you asked. This simple device uses a series of tiny thrusts to help us chiropractors produce “wow” adjustments and potentially huge improvements in range of motion. And since it feels almost somewhat like a massage, it’s perfect for patients who find traditional adjustments too forceful…it jives with my “gentle” approach…AND it allows me to easily modulate [...]

Meet The Accustim: A New Tool For “Wow” Adjustments2020-09-22T13:19:37-04:00

7 Reasons Why People In Pain Need Movement

2020-08-25T21:39:17-04:00

Straight to it, here they are: Strength Strong muscles act as a support structure.  One common example is how strengthening your core can help with low back pain.  When your core functions as it should, it can “prop up” and take stress away from a sore low back. Note, the “core” is much broader than some people realize, it’s as high as your pectorals and shoulders, and as low as your gluteus and hamstring muscles. Natural pain relief Exercise has a proven pain-inhibiting effect.  One way it does this is by releasing “feel-good” brain chemicals (e.g. endorphins) that dim pain signals. [...]

7 Reasons Why People In Pain Need Movement2020-08-25T21:39:17-04:00

3 Simple Ways To Boost Your Immune Confidence

2020-07-07T17:55:14-04:00

How well do you understand your immunity? What regular actions are you taking to ensure you stay healthy? With things reopening and persistent fears of a “second wave”, my next few emails will focus on simple things you can do as soon as today to boost your health and feel more trust in your body’s natural immunity. First, a thought. Scientists are finding that the main factor of this virus responsible for hospitalizations is “hyper-inflammation” (especially as it concerns the lungs).  Some inflammation is part of your body’s normal immune response.  But when your immunity isn’t strong enough, it’s quickly overwhelmed by invaders [...]

3 Simple Ways To Boost Your Immune Confidence2020-07-07T17:55:14-04:00
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