What Are 3 Injuries That Can Be Treated Using Acupuncture?

I posted a blog earlier this month called 3 Injuries You Never Thought Acupuncture Could Treat. If you’ve recently injured yourself and you’re wondering what to do next, check out this article. Maybe you can add acupuncture to your list of treatment options.

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…

6 Ways to Self Massage at Home!

We all know that therapies such as Massage, Acupuncture and Chiropractic can help us recover from injury, decrease stress, improve range of motion and deal with everyday aches and pains. Unfortunately, we cannot always make room in our schedules or wallets to visit our therapists as frequently as we would otherwise prefer. Supplementing a regular Read More…

Acupuncture for Treating Tennis Elbow

Tennis elbow (or Lateral Epicondylitis) is a common injury caused by overuse of the muscles that allow us to extend or “bend back” our wrist. Playing tennis is usually the main cause, but any activity involving repetitive use of these muscles can be the culprit. Tennis elbow is often described as soreness or pain on Read More…

The 5 Stretches Every Runner Should Know

By Dr. Robin Armstrong, Vancouver Chiropractor *Only stretch when you are warm – either after your run or after a warm up of 5-10 minutes. Hold each stretch for at least thirty seconds, and always stretch both sides.* The Gas Pedal To stretch the calf muscles (gastrocnemius, soleus, tibialis posterior, flexor hallucis, and flexor digitorum), Read More…