Stefan Chang, Registered Acpunpucturist, joins Eastpoint natural health team!

We’re happy to welcome Registered Acupuncturist Stefan Chang to the Wellness Team at Eastpoint Natural Health Clinic! Stefan Chang, RAc, BTCM, BSc, has joined the team at Eastpoint with a desire to improve people’s well- being and to help them achieve balance in their lives through acupuncture. Stefan is now accepting new patients on Tuesdays and Saturdays.  He is offering a complimentary 20 minute consultation to meet with him and discuss the benefits of acupuncture.

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After the baby arrives… Post partum chiropractic care

(based on Vancouver Mom post, March 11, 2011)   Life after birth The birth and delivery process is life-changing for both the mother and the baby. The birth process, even straight-forward vaginal births, can be stressful, exhausting and on occasion, traumatic for both the new mama and her baby.  The process of labour is exactly that... labour.  And like any other physical activity, it can place great stress and strain on the muscles and joints of the mother's already over-taxed...

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Immune Hacks for the Holiday season

By Dr. Emily McManus We know everyone wants to be feeling their best for the holiday and as chiropractors we want that too. In addition to being able to celebrate with loved ones, we know it’s easier for people to take care of their bones, joints, and muscles with exercises and activities if they’re feeling well rather than fighting a cold or flu. Read on for ways to make sure you feel your best this holiday season. Vitamin D –...

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Top 5 Tips For Selecting an Office Chair

Adapted from the OCA's Your Back Health June 11, 2013 article.   If you have to be inside while the weather is so nice this summer, make sure you have the best ergonomic office chair you can!  Getting a chair that fits your unique needs should be the top priority. Not every chair labeled “ergonomic” has all the adjustment features necessary to truly be ergonomic. The top 5 things you need to consider when selecting an office chair are listed below:...

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What is ART? A Review….

ART,  or Active Release Technique,  is one of the techniques used by Dr. Stacey to help achieve your chiropractic goals.  ART is a soft tissue movement technique that treats problems with muscles,  tendons,  ligaments,  fascia,  and nerves.  Headaches,  back pain,  carpal tunnel syndrome,  shin splints,  shoulder pain,  sciatica,  plantar fasciitis,  knee problems,  and tennis elbow are just a few of the many conditions that can be resolved quickly and permanently with ART. Each of these conditions are a result of...

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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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Surgery, Pharmaceuticals, or Vancouver’s Chiropractic Expert Hands?

We like to keep a positive attitude here at Dr. Stacey's office, but there comes a point when almost every adult in Vancouver looks at what passes for healing in today's medical establishment and wonders if it doesn't get any better than this. Vancouver's chiropractic community would like you to know: it does. Big Pharma? The standard of care these days seems to be "what kind of pill will the doctor prescribe for me this time?" The idea that curing...

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Myths about Back Strength

This is a great video featuring the University of Waterloo kinesiology professor, Dr. Stuart McGill.  Dr. McGill is one of the world's foremost experts on spine biomechanics. Here, he discusses several pervasive myths about back injury, exercise, proper lifting, and strengthening the core. Plenty of exercise and movement demonstrations teach you better ways to keep your back healthy for a lifetime!    

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Chiropractic Care for an Easier Pregnancy & Safer Birth

Excerpt from an article by Dr. Jeanne Ohm in Pathways, December 2009 Issue #24   Hormonal and structural changes can lead to spinal and pelvic misalignment and the lower back pain many women experience during pregnancy. Lower back pain, in and of itself, is a burden to a woman’s daily function and quality of life. However, the misalignment of the spine and pelvis have a far more crucial consequence to a mother and her developing baby. These misalignments cause stress...

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