• Chiropractic For My Baby

    Why bring my baby to a chiropractor? Chiropractic baby adjustments?! To some people, this seems like a really foreign and strange idea, potentially even dangerous. Isn’t chiropractic just for back pain, and why would babies have back pain? What are chiropractic baby adjustments? What would make a mom seek out the help of a chiropractor […]

  • Tips For Beating Blue Monday

    What Is Blue Monday? January 21st is known as the most depressing day of the year, being commonly referred to as ‘Blue Monday’. Monday is usually majority of people’s least favourite day of the week – reason being it is the first day back to work after a weekend of relaxation and free time which […]

  • Deep Belly Breathing

    What Is Deep Belly Breathing? Belly breathing, also known for it’s scientific name “diaphragmatic breathing”, is a breathing exercise that helps to strengthen your diaphragm and is a key component in meditation and yoga techniques. Practicing this type of breathing has many benefits and not only helps to strengthen your diaphragm but also uses less […]

  • What is a Pinched Nerve?

    What is a Pinched Nerve? A pinched nerve is when a nerve is irritated and/or forced against. Pinched nerves can occur in the neck, back, elbows, and wrists. However, it could happen to any part of the body. When you have a pinched nerve, your body sends a warning signal to your brain to indicate […]

  • Post-Workout Muscle Soreness

    Almost everyone has experienced some muscle soreness as a result of vigorous activities, whether it is after lifting weights at the gym, or after your first time doing gardening work in the spring. The technical term for this muscle soreness is DOMS (Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness).   Why do we experience DOMS? Vigorous use of […]

  • Benefits of pregnancy acupuncture

    ‘Every month has an average of 30 days…except for the last month of pregnancy, which has about 30 000’. Moms approaching their due date know all too well the challenge of waiting for baby to arrive. Every pang in your stomach or ache in your back feels like the one that will start the labour […]

  • Dr. Irma’s Thoughts on Baby Wearing

    Baby wearing has gained popularity in more recent years. Lots of parents enjoy the benefits of having their child close by without the inconvenience of a stroller or car seat. There are many different types of carriers to choose from, including slings, wraps, and soft structured carriers. Preferences differ from parent to parent. As chiropractor, […]

  • Avoid Back Pain While Gardening

    Now that spring is here and the weather is finally cooperating, it opens up a world of opportunities for outdoor activities. A favourite activity for many is gardening. Whether it’s planting vegetables or beautiful flower beds, cleaning up the yard or mowing the lawn, it’s nice to be busy outside and have something to show […]