Study: Is Barefoot-Style Running Best?

Barefoot-running enthusiasts long have believed that running without shoes or in minimalist footwear makes running easier, speedier and less injurious. But a surprisingly large number of new studies examining just how the body actually responds when we run in our birthday shoes or skimpy footwear suggest that for many people, those expectations are not being Read More…

Orthotics for relief of foot, knee, hip and back pain.

Did you know that your knee, hip or low back pain could be due to the improper biomechanics of your feet? The average person takes 8,000-10,000 steps per day. Slight changes in the stability and function of the joints within our feet directly effect how our knees, hips and pelvis move. Over time this can Read More…

Chiropractic for Low Back Pain

By Dr. Robin Armstrong, Vancouver Chiropractor at Qi It is an epidemic keeping workers off the job, increasing the strain on the medical system, and a contributing factor to depression.  It’s low back pain.  This might sound like the beginning of a ‘downer’ article but the good news is spinal manipulation, conventionally known as chiropractic, Read More…