Three Kinds of Headaches Your Vancouver Chiropractor Can Treat

Almost everybody suffers some form of headaches on a regular basis throughout our lives. Most of us reply to the pain with a short barrage of pills, be they aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxin, or some other over-the-counter pain reliever. The problem with this tactic is that the body builds up a resistance to the drugs slowly, forcing you do up the dosage or switch varieties every few months. Alternately, you could go to your Vancouver chiropractor and get an adjustment. Will...

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5 Misconceptions About Vancouver’s Chiropractic Community

Since it was founded more than a century ago, chiropractic medicine has matured into a reputable and well-respected cornerstone of the practice of health care. But there are still quite a few somewhat silly misconceptions that many people share about Vancouver's chiropractic community. Misconception: Chiropractic isn't accepted as medicine Truth: Chiropractic certification in Canada is available at the level of the territorial/provincial level of government, though the Federal government does provide for the territories to exchange information on their certification...

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Fall in Vancouver: A Chiropractor’s Advice For Raking Leaves

It may be several months away, but this one's been sitting on our desk for a while now and we thought we'd get it out there: how a Vancouver chiropractor rakes her leaves in a back-friendly fashion. For a lot of people, raking is actually kind of a fun, relaxing way to reconnect with the blustery Autumn outdoors -- for others, it's just a chore. Either way, it almost always involves breaking a sweat and being a bit sore at...

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Why Vancouver Chiropractors? The Long Answer, part II

Part I of this couplet showed us the two most important reasons to consider a visit to a Vancouver chiropractor. For the rest of the Long Answer, let's continue onward. Chiropractic has Less Side Effects If you go see your GP with a complaint of back pain, you're almost certainly going to be given a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, or NSAID. Those NSAIDs are known to have a variety of potential side effects that include "Upset stomach, nausea, vomiting, heartburn, headache,...

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