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Wellness

Pelvic Health

The pelvic floor is a group of muscles that run from the pubic bone to the tailbone and ischial tuberosities (sit bones), and it functions to maintain bowel and bladder continence, provide support to the pelvic organs, stabilizes the spine and pelvis, and contributes to sexual satisfaction. These muscles must be able to contract to [...]

Pelvic Health2020-10-22T20:31:55-04:00

Is your kid eating healthy?

By: Sanaz Baradaran, MSc, RD Habits can be established at a very young age. Therefore, it is very important that parents ensure their children eat a well balanced diet and are physically active. Parents should set good examples for their children by living well themselves. Here are steps that you can take to get started: [...]

Is your kid eating healthy?2020-09-08T12:51:36-04:00

Meet the Team

Dr. Negin, Dr. Adrian, Sanaz and Trinity give you a quick intro and how they can help you optimize your health and wellness. September 2020. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WtUM0yK9Vlw&feature=youtu.be

Meet the Team2020-09-08T12:52:58-04:00

Meet Sanaz Baradaran, Registered Dietitian

Meet Sanaz Baradaran, a registered dietitian at our clinic. In this video, Sanaz provides an interesting summary of ways she can help you. Check it out. https://youtu.be/FOl72IvjKyI

Meet Sanaz Baradaran, Registered Dietitian2020-08-17T18:02:20-04:00

What conditions can chiropractic care treat?

Do you want a quick overview of what chiropractors can help you with? Watch this video from Dr. Adrian. https://youtu.be/i5t1lB-nwFA

What conditions can chiropractic care treat?2020-08-17T17:44:53-04:00

Disc Herniations. Will they get better?

Pinched nerve, sciatica, shooting pain down the leg are all things that come to mind when dealing with a disc herniation. In between our spinal bones (vertebrae), lies a jelly-like cushion, which we call a disc. Sometimes with repeated forward bending (certain manual jobs, exercises at the gym), sneezing, coughing, can damage the disc, which [...]

Disc Herniations. Will they get better?2020-01-23T16:14:55-04:00

Importance of Good Posture

Remember when mom always told you to stand up straight. Well turns out, mom was always right, (that is unless you have stenosis I’ll talk more about that later). ⠀ Good posture helps centre your weight, which means less wearing of joint surfaces, less muscular tension in lower back and upper back, less headaches, increased [...]

Importance of Good Posture2020-01-02T15:17:38-04:00

Back pain keeps many Canadians out of work — why don’t we take it seriously?

This was a recent article I was interviewed for by Global News. In summary, low back pain is now the leading cause of disability worldwide. For many of us, this pain is chronic, meaning we have had it for a long time. We often experience pain due to a lack of conditioning of our back [...]

Back pain keeps many Canadians out of work — why don’t we take it seriously?2019-12-13T15:11:45-04:00

Let’s talk about the knee

Knee is formed by the femur (thigh bone), tibia (shin bone), fibula (adjacent to the tibia) and patella (kneecap). Each of the endings of bone contain cartilage, which allows it to glide smoothly (easier movement). Surrounding the knee we have muscles, tendons, and ligaments.    Ligaments connect bone to bone, while tendons connect muscle and [...]

Let’s talk about the knee2019-12-02T14:25:10-04:00

Life expectancy stops increasing in Canada due to opioid overdose deaths.

Statistics Canada has released data showing life expectancy stopped increasing for the first time in four decades. 4,108 overdose deaths were recorded in Canada in 2017. Nearly 1,100 of those involved people between the ages of 30 and 39. Many individuals are prescribed an opioid to combat physical ailments, such as low back pain. The risks [...]

Life expectancy stops increasing in Canada due to opioid overdose deaths.2019-11-20T15:36:20-04:00