Preventing Backpacks from Becoming a “Pain in the Back”

Soon parents and kids will fill the stores with long lists of what to buy for the upcoming school year. An important one not to miss is a new backpack! Backpack safety is important in preventing the stress and strain leading to poor posture, headaches, back and neck pain. Here are some helpful tips on what to look for when buying a new backpack and how to load and wear it properly to prevent future aches and pains.   Choosing...

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July Babywearing

Dr. Anne Stacey will be hosting a July “Baby Wearing Meet-Up” at the clinic on July 31st, 2019. As usual, this event is open to anyone who would like a fit check, hands on help with basic carries, or more information about baby carriers. You are not required to be a patient at the clinic to attend.  You also do not need an appointment either.  However, it would be ideal if you could RSVP through the Facebook group Babywearing from the...

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In Our Community: Twist Performance

As many of our clients know, Dr Stacey is a huge fan of Twist Performance and Wellness. Did you know that they recently moved their Vancouver training centre from Olympic Village into central East Vancouver?  Their new facility is located across the street from the Broadway Tech Centre, located at 2696 Nootka St.  This amazing new training centre hosts 10,000 ft2 of training floor that includes a 40 m sprint track, 21 squat racks, 3 Olympic lifting platforms, cardiovascular training equipment, along with a 3,000 ft2 open...

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Metagenics Nutritional Support Available NOW

As a natural health clinic that uses a holistic approach to care we are happy be providing Metagenics supplements.  Metagenics is a global lifestyle medicine company, offering products and programs exclusively to health care practitioners. They offer a wide range of nutritional products that provide a variety of nutritional support, and have been in the industry for over 30 years. If you have questions about how supplements can help with your pain management, muscle strengthening and overall health and well-being, talk...

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January Babywearing Meet-up

Dr. Anne Stacey will be hosting the monthly Baby Wearing Meet-Up at the clinic on January 30th, 2019 from 9-11am.  This event is open to anyone who would like fit checks, help with basic carries, or information about carriers. You are not required to be a patient at the clinic to attend, nor do you need an appointment, however an RSVP to the event in the Facebook group Babywearing from the Valley to Vancouver is strongly recommended, or contact Dr. Stacey to...

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Exercise and Brain Health

In the November Issue of our newsletter we talk about moving physical activity indoors as the weather changes. There are lots of trials and different types of facilities and workouts to try. Whether you are active in the comfort of your living room or going to a group class physical activity is not only key to your physical well being it is also linked to brain health. Check out this Ted Talk by neuroscientist Wendy Suzuki! "What's the most transformative...

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Pack it Light. Wear it Right.

Back to school. Back to Backpacks! Here's an article from the British Columbia Chiropractic Association for tips on how to best pack your backpacks!  Is Your Child’s Backpack Making the Grade? 2017-08-29/in Press Releases / Pack it Light. Wear it Right. VANCOUVER, Aug. 29, 2017 /CNW/ – With back-to-school right around the corner, the British Columbia Chiropractic Association (BCCA) and BC’s Chiropractors would like to remind parents and educators about the long-term health risks associated with wearing poorly designed backpacks and/or carrying too much weight....

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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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What’s SPRINGing up this month?

Here's what is going in May: Dr. Marina Liarsky will be away from April 30 - May 15. Saturday appointments with Dr. Marina Liarsky are available! Saturday, May 26th 2018. Book Now!  Our office will be closed for Victoria Day, May 21st Baby Wearing Meet Ups with Dr. Anne Stacey, May 30th from 9am - 11am. Read below for how to sign up. How is it May already?Spring is upon us and now we can start looking forward to all the wonderful outdoor time and...

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