The Power of Habit

Came across this great 3 minute video on the brain and habits. The essential bit here is when you trying to either break a habit or create a new one,  we understand first the components of the behaviour, and how to change behaviours based on rewards.  Rather than just focusing on the adding or removing … Continue reading The Power of Habit

Chiropractic Beats Epidural Injections for Disc Herniation

A recent study shows chiropractic is as effective as epidural steroid injections for lumbar disc herniation, but with less side effects and cost. Epidural steroid injections are frequently used to treat disc herniations and other conditions causing low-back pain. Unfortunately, the injections only provide temporary relief, and come with the potential for adverse effects like … Continue reading Chiropractic Beats Epidural Injections for Disc Herniation

Snow Shoveling : Rules of 15

  Here is Dr. Stephanie’s Rules of 15 when it comes to snow shoveling: 1. Warm up for 15 minutes Heavy lifting uses some of the biggest muscles in your body in your legs and back.  Warm up using big movements – jogging, jumping jacks, push ups, etc.  Any movement that uses all your muscles … Continue reading Snow Shoveling : Rules of 15