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Chiropractic Analogies

I want to share part of a chiropractic analogy I recently learned! Analogies help us gain a better understanding and different perspective than what perhaps we are used to. (Please note this is a totally fictitious example). If you need clarification from this analogy please reach out. Say someone comes

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When your sympathetics are stuck ‘on’

“The Function of the nervous system is to Perceive the Environment and Coordinate the Behaviour of all other Cells”   – Dr. Bruce Lipton – Nobel Peace Prize Winner In our practice we are monitoring your level of nerve system balance between your sympathetic system and parasympathetic system. Why? Your output

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Input and Output: How your Nervous System Gets Stuck

In chiropractic we look to see how the body is perceiving the world, in other words input. Through input, someone perhaps may have altered perception which the brain coordinates and organized this causes/creates the bodies/brains – output. So if the output is not in a state of ease or an

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Prevention and Chiropractic?

Prevention is not possible. Why do I say this. If you come in as your body is not functioning or expressing it self in a symptom free manner and apply chiropractic care – your expectation would be is that it never comes back? This is untrue. If you had a

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Pregnant and Afraid?

As a chiropractor I am here to help you feel empowered, to let you know you have things you can do to help you feel more confident during your pregnancy and delivery and postpartum. (Sometimes the postpartum is forgotten for mom and yet too is so important. We will save

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Death of a Retirement Dream

Why am I posting this as a prenatal pediatric chiropractor? Grandparents are part of the family! Do you know of someone or is it you that worked long hours overtime, missing holidays, family gatherings, not taking holidays so you can save up for the perfect early retirement and create a

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Our Current Season of Emotions

No I am not a counsellor – yet I had the opportunity recently to listen to a wonderful talk by Dr. Ashley Mielke on Carrie Doll’s Inner Circle, on grief and the stages of grief that individuals are going through currently. To not discount those feelings but to recognize them

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Helping a baby shift to rest and relax

As a baby; they are designed to grow and develop through stages of ease while eating, sleeping, having affection, and many diaper changes, (or potty time if you are not diapering). When a babe is not in a state of rest and relax they struggle with focusing on growth and

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Finish the Set

I had the opportunity to read a great morning blog this morning about finishing the set and pushing through. We are all so focused on outcomes but not the process and the work walking through whatever it is we are trying to accomplish to get the desired outcome. Some don’t

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Chiropractic and Pregnancy

Bottom Line: A woman’s body undergoes many transformations during the nine months or 40 weeks (approximately) of pregnancy. Some of these changes are visible, such as an expanding belling, while others, such as morning sickness, heartburn and backaches, may not be visible but equally well known. Then there are a

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