Loosening Your Joints

"Don't my joints get really loose if I see you a lot?" "I don't want to become hypermobile,  so I don't want to see a chiropractor" These are some worries with ongoing,  preventative chiropractic care.   However, the purpose of chiropractic is to restore the neuro-musculoskeletal balance in the body,  and to allow the body to best function, adapt, and heal on it's own.  It's purpose is to increase your physical resiliency,  so you are best able to do the things...

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What is that “Popping” sound anyway?

One of the the most common questions I get as a chiropractor is  "what is that popping sound that usually happens with an adjustment?"  Whether you hate or love that popping sound and resultant release of the nearby muscular tension,  it is a question that has a very scientific answer. The popping or cracking sound is related to a specific process: Cavitation.  The term cavitation refers to the formation and collapse of air bubbles in a fluid or fluid-like space.  ...

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Well-Adjusted in Vancouver: Chiropractic’s Philosophy of Natural health

Almost everyone has heard of chiropractic medicine, but if you haven't been in the chair and experienced it for yourself, the notion of chiropractic may have some associations that simply don't exist in reality. Vancouver's chiropractic community is a varied blend of chiropractors both 'straight' and 'mixed', conservative and quite multi-modal, and of almost every other variety you can think of. If you're wondering what that means, let's talk a bit about the history of chiropractic medicine. It was invented...

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