Sprains Vs Strains

Sprains and strains are injuries to the soft tissues of our musculoskeletal system and they are both very common. Soft tissues are the tissues that connect, support, or surround other structures and organs of the body, not being bone. Soft tissue includes: tendons ligaments fascia skin fibrous tissues fat synovial membranes muscles nerves blood vessels.… Read more

Don’t forget to smile!

Sometimes it feels hard to get through the day. A bad experience, like getting yelled at by a boss, being on the wrong end of road rage or a difficult conversation can leave us furious and bursting with negativity. Bigger life events, like the loss of a loved one or other personal tragedy have an… Read more

The Importance of Breathing

Most of us do not think twice about how we breathe. It’s just automatic, isn’t it? Breathing is arguably the most important of all bodily functions because all other functions depend on it. It is our only means to supply our bodies and organs with oxygen, which we need to survive! Breathing also gets rid… Read more

Why do I sweat?

Sweat or perspiration is a clear, salty liquid produced and secreted by glands in the skin. We sweat to cool ourselves. This can be because we are feeling hot due to the outside temperature or exercise, or due to overstimulated nerves that are the result of feeling anxious. In humans, sweat is mainly under the… Read more

Get outside and be happy!

Getting outside and into nature can have life-changing benefits. These include: Reduced stress levels Improved breathing Greater relaxation Far too often, and especially in winter months, we spend all of our time inside. Sometimes, we remain inside for days at a time. This is not good for health. When was the last time that you… Read more

One Brain – One Body

The brain is the master control system for the entire body. It sends and receives billions of messages every day via the nervous system. When there is a disconnect in this neurological loop, it alters the information the brain or body receives. Chiropractic is a natural, non-invasive way of helping the body to function at… Read more

What are growing pains?

Many children and teenagers experience growing pains. Growing pains are cramping, achy muscle leg pains that can start as early as age three and may reoccur in adolescent years. Growing pain may occur in the late afternoon or evening and may even cause kids to wake up crying at night. Despite the name, growing pains… Read more