Do You Have Plantar Fasciitis?

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Plantar Fasciitis is a Common Condition That You Want To Understand. Luckily, there are plenty of things that can be done to relieve plantar fasciitis and there are lots of proven techniques that can help anybody who is suffering from the condition.  Plantar fasciitis is a condition that affects a very specific part of the […]

Does Better Spinal Alignment Make You A Better Athlete?

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New Study Shows Relationship Between Posture and Jump Height A study published in the Journal of Clinical Medicine in 2023 investigates the impact of posture and head rotation (spinal alignment) on athletic performance.   In this study, researchers used the PostureScreen app which health professionals frequently use to analyze and track changes in posture.   […]

Foot Pain After You Walk? This is Why.

Feet hurt after walking.

Dr. Gary BaroneWed July 26, 2023 It’s another beautiful summer morning in Port Moody, and you decide to take an early morning stroll through the trees before the heat kicks in. Your stroll turns into a three-hour hike filled with exhilarating hills, navigating tree roots, gravel and boulders. As you approach your home, you realize […]

The Wobble Board: An Effective Tool for Ankle Stabilization and Injury Prevention

Ankle spraining with a wobble board.

Ankle sprains are among the most common injuries, affecting individuals of all ages and physical activity levels. The ankle joint is crucial in maintaining balance and stability during movement, making it susceptible to injuries. However, ankle sprains can be significantly reduced with suitable preventive measures and training tools, such as the wobble board. This essay […]

Heart Rate Variability and its Measurement Using the Insight Subluxation Station

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Heart rate variability (HRV) is the variation in time intervals between consecutive heartbeats. It is a valuable indicator of the autonomic nervous system’s activity, reflecting the balance between sympathetic and parasympathetic influences on the heart. HRV has emerged as a non-invasive method to assess cardiovascular health and autonomic nervous system function. One of the tools […]

Are Muscles Tight? Do This Before You Stretch

Do this before you stretch.

Prioritizing Nerve Health, Stress Management, and Hydration Before Stretching Many individuals turn to stretching exercises to relieve tight muscles. While stretching can be beneficial, addressing underlying factors contributing to muscle tightness is essential.Nerve irritation, emotional stress, physical stress, nutritional stress, and dehydration can impact muscle tension. It is crucial to address these factors before relying […]

Posture and Cognitive Function

How forward head posture changes your brain.

The Link Between Forward Head Posture and Decreased Cognitive Function In today’s digital age, it’s becoming increasingly common for individuals to spend long hours hunched over computers, smartphones, and other electronic devices. This sedentary lifestyle and poor posture can have various detrimental effects on our health and well-being. One particular postural issue that has gained […]

The Role of Custom Orthotics in Alleviating Calf Pain

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Calf pain can be a persistent and debilitating issue that affects individuals of all ages and activity levels. Whether you’re an athlete or someone who leads a sedentary lifestyle, calf pain can significantly impact your daily activities. Fortunately, custom orthotics have emerged as a valuable tool in addressing this problem. In addition to discussing the […]

Choosing Your Best Office Chair

Choosing your best office chair.

To help you feel, live and work your best. Your office chair is an important purchase that affects your comfort and productivity. Consider how many hours you spend sitting at your desk. The office chair is a significant decision that can affect the quality of your work and life. Surprisingly, for many, the office chair […]

Morning Stiffness in Your Lower Back? Regular Chiropractic Can Help

Lower back stuff in the morning?.

Waking up in the morning with lower back stiffness can be a frustrating and uncomfortable start to your day. While it’s easy to attribute this stiffness to sleeping awkwardly, it is more likely a sign of underlying issues that require professional attention. Visiting a chiropractor regularly prevents morning back stiffness and its associated problems. This […]