I notice irregular breathing patterns in patients so frequently that I’m no longer surprised when I see it. Breathing is such an interesting and often misunderstood and underestimated thing. I think the reason is that it’s something we all do constantly, it doesn’t cost money, and we can be totally unaware of it. The more I learn and the more experts I speak with, the more apparent [...]
Paul Underhill began looking at every possible way to extend his life when he was in his late 20’s; that’s because at just six months of age he was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis (CF), a fatal genetic disease affecting the primarily lungs.
While most afflicted with Cystic Fibrosis often don’t live to see their 25th birthday, Paul was determined not to become another statistic. To help [...]
Omega-3 fish oil
When it comes to health and well being, we tend to focus on diet and exercise, but it is the brain that controls the function of every system in the body down to each individual cell. Because of this, a healthy brain is one of the foundations to a healthy body but brain health is not often addressed. Science does not yet fully understand the brain, but there is lots of [...]
One of the easiest ways to improve your health through proper hydration by drinking enough water. It has been said that health is the greatest wealth and I think it’s true, especially when you consider the effects injury and sickness can have on our lives. I recently read a book by future Hall of Fame quarterback Tom Brady called ‘The TB12 Method.’ Most experts consider him to be the [...]
Maria Laslop is a Registered Acupuncturist, a Registered Chinese Herbalist, a non-practicing Registered Nurse in BC and the owner of Urban Lotus an integrative holistic healing clinic that offers Eastern healing techniques.
She graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1990 and a Master of Nursing in 1997. She subsequently went on to study Traditional [...]
External Shoulder Rotation
Shoulder injuries can have a big effect on our lives as I am well aware of. Movements we make every day such as reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting, or moving our arms above our heads when dressing or washing our hair can range from uncomfortable to painfully prohibitive, and many people suffer for years needlessly. We can treat ourselves using simple exercises, [...]
Do you have, or have you suffered from a herniated disc, sciatica, headaches, neck pain, sports injury, back pain or from a motor vehicle accident? If yes, then there is an excellent chance we can help! At our clinic, we offer spinal decompression and same day appointments are often available. Call us at Victoria Family Chiropractic to book your appointment now!