In Our Community: The Licorice Shop

I looooove licorice. I also haven’t been able to enjoy licorice for several years, as most typical licorice contains gluten (I’ve been off gluten for years...) Sooo.... I was walking down Commercial Drive the other day and screeched to a stop when I saw a sign that declared “Gluten free Licorice!” What? Turns out that there is a hidden gem I’ve been clueless about for nearly a decade (nope, not a new shop, apparently). The Licorice Parlour at 1002 Commercial...

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Camping tips to save your back!

Are you heading out camping this long weekend? If so, check out these tips from the Canadian Chiropractic Association that will save your back! 7 Camping Tips That Will Save Your Back This Summer Author: CCA Staff TeamDate: Jun 20, 2018Back Care Tips, Blog, Low Back Pain, MSK health tips, MSK Strategy, Posture, Traveling Tips Summer weather is here! This means there are more opportunities to go outdoors and have fun. One activity that many of us look forward to in the summer months is camping....

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Golf season is in full SWING

With Golf season in full SWING we want to be sure the back nine doesn't harm your back. Here are some tips from British Columbia Chiropractic Association Back health tips for golfing Stretch before and after you do any strengthening exercises. Here are some recommended stretches: Side bending works the muscles on the sides of your back and hips Hip rotation stretches several muscles in your hip, pelvis and thigh region The hamstring stretch works the large muscles at the...

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A Reflection on New Year’s Eve

"2018 Already?" This is the exclamation that we have been hearing from many of our patients over the last month as New Year's 2018 nears. Despite being "just another Sunday," New Year's Eve can bring in waves of reflection, gratitude, disbelief, regret, or for some, feelings of nothing having changed at all! Many of us have mixed emotions about entering the New Year, which can sometimes feel overwhelming. As author Tsh Oxenreider writes in her blog on "The Art of...

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Mayo Clinic Endorses Holistic Care in New Book

The Mayo Clinic’s doctors have compiled the self care book that addresses the health of the whole person to include mind, body, and spirit. Many of the strategies provided can be done in your own home on your own time, potentially keeping you from spending additional time in the doctor’s office. The book focuses on empowerment, collaboration, and the mind-body connection that is so essential in healing. It celebrates the return to holistic complementary practices such as meditation, massage, chiropractic, mindfulness techniques...

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Winter Baby Wearing

 Babywearing is great for both parent and child. If you  are new to babywearing, I'd suggest having a look at my Top 5 Babywearing Takeaways post from earlier this year. Now that it is November, I'm seeing parents have concerns about how to comfortably babywear with the cold or rainy weather that has set in.  Some solutions that I have come across are: Use fitted sheet clips to secure your coat around your baby. Some maternity coats that you used...

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Buddhify App

We wanted to share some apps and digital health “helpers.”  For many, mobile Apps are an easy, affordable way to keep both physical and mental health practices top of mind. Today we’ll be looking at one mindfulness app called “Buddhify.” Buddhify totes itself as the most convenient, best value and most beautiful meditation app available today. the goal is to improve sleep, and to reduce stress by integrating mindfulness activities into your day. It is thought that increased mindfulness can improve...

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Family Friday – Children’s Appointments

Starting October 1st, 2017,  Dr. Anne Stacey is allocating Fridays from 3:00-5:00 pm for what we are calling "Family Fridays."  These child-only appointments will be available for both prebooked and drop-in appointments within a kid friendly environment. This appointment block is designed to support families by: offering convenient after-school hours providing treatments after a busy week at daycare or school to "reset" children's nervous systems for the weekend, allowing them to better rest and recharge utilizing both treatment rooms, for...

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