Headaches are a common source of pain for a large number of Canadians. A 1994 Canadian study found that 76% of males and 65% of females suffer from non-migraine headaches and 7.8% of males and about 25% of females report getting migraines (link). Many people suffer and just get used to them, or use medications to deal with the discomfort. Chiropractic has been shown to reduce the [...]
Persistent kids can be challenging. In this episode, Allison Rees who's been teaching parenting seminars courses since 1993, gives us strategies to effectively deal with persistent children for a healthier parent, child and home. Her seminars have become one of the largest and longest running parenting programs in the world. Many of the professionals and parents that attend these courses in [...]
In my graduating chiropractic class were two gentlemen that had chronic ear infections as youths. Both had tubes surgically implanted in their ears for drainage. After getting chiropractic care, the chronic ear infections went away and the tubes were removed, inspiring them both to become chiropractors.
Chiropractic is not a cure for ear infections; however, chiropractic has helped children [...]
I saw someone recently who I hadn’t seen in five months. I was surprised at how well they looked in comparison to when I had last seen them. In between the two meetings, they had retired. Their job had been very stressful and they were now truly enjoying retirement. It got me thinking about how damaging the effects of chronic stress (elevated cortisol levels) can be on our health and it [...]
Matt Nichol is a veteran Strength and Conditioning Coach with over 20 years of field experience. Professional athletes from the NHL, NFL, CFL and KHL seek out his expertise as well as athletes from virtually every professional and Olympic sport. He received his Bachelor of Education degree (Kinesiology/History) from McGill University and his Masters of Kinesiology & Masters in Coaching Theory [...]
I’ve had this watermelon balsamic salad a few times and I love it! With this warm weather this salad makes for a wonderfully refreshing, tasty and healthy meal. This recipe serves 4-6 people and takes about 20 minutes to prepare. I've make a couple of modifications to the recipe that I feel enhance what is already awesome.
4 - 6 cups of watermelon cubed
1/3 of a red onion [...]
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!