Choice Health Centre Blog

Head, Neck, Eyes & Ears: How Chiropractors Can Assess & Treat This Diagnostic Puzzle

Since we reopened the doors to Choice Health Centre after the COVID-19 closures I have been noticing a LOT more people with certain symptoms during recent chiropractic assessments. It seems most people are surprised that chiropractors can assess and treat these symptoms! Yet it’s one of the areas that we are best at because often […] Read More

Take A Hike: A Chiropractor’s Take On The Benefits Of Walking

We often think of walking as a way to get from point A to point B. We take it for granted most of the time and generally don’t get overly excited about it. I’m here to tell you, walking is considered one of the top exercises to help reduce back pain and promote spinal health! […] Read More

What Is All The Hype About IV Therapy?: How To Boost Your Immune System This Fall

The best way to have our nutritional needs met is through food, but for many people eating the proper, nutrient-dense foods isn’t always possible. This is something I hear often in the clinic because people are busy, sometimes they need to grab lunch on the run or eat something quickly at their desk, or sometimes its […] Read More

What Is Neurofunctional Needling & Common Conditions It Can Treat

Many patients of Choice Health Centre have been needled by practitioners, especially if you have seen one of our chiropractors! But, do you know what it is? What Is Neurofunctional Needling & Contemporary Medical Acupuncture? Neurofunctional needling, or contemporary medical acupuncture, is a form of acupuncture that targets the peripheral nervous system. Through stimulation and […] Read More

Facial Stretch Therapy (FST): What Is It & Who Is It For?

Having been back to practice for several weeks, in the era of COVID, many patients are presenting with joint and tissue stiffness resulting from prolonged periods of stress. More often than not, having had to also manage working from home amidst unprecedented changes. For some, previously successful approaches to manual treatment are still effective. But […] Read More

Pros & Cons Of Virtual Care (Telehealth): Physiotherapy Of The Future

Ready or not, Covid-19 has forced us to change a lot of things in our lives; where we work, how we shop, what we do for fun, and how we socialize. As a physiotherapist, I experienced the challenging, but necessary closing of our clinic doors and the sudden inability to provide care to clients. However, […] Read More

Massage Therapy & Tissue Repair: The Value of Parasympathetic Work

Many people seek massage therapy treatments for various medical and musculoskeletal concerns, but did you know that massage therapy can also have a systemic (full body) effect? This article will briefly discuss the benefits of massage therapy and its effect on the parasympathetic nervous system as well as our overall healing and wellness. What Is The Parasympathetic […] Read More

Pilates: What It Is, Is It Right For You & Common Conditions It Can Benefit

I had the opportunity to take a Clinical Pilates with a Pelvic Health Perspective course a few months ago and am excited to begin teaching classes at Choice. Our bodies are made to move and Pilates is a type of exercise that has so many benefits for the body and mind, and is generally safe for most […] Read More

What You Need To Know About Vitamin D3 & COVID-19: The Immune System’s Heavy Hitter

Vitamin D3 is a fat soluble vitamin and pro-hormone. This means that functions as a messenger in the body, controlling and coordinating activities (4). It isn’t naturally present in many foods, it is actually produced by the body when the skin is exposed to ultra violet sunlight (5). There are certain times of the year, […] Read More

A Physiotherapist’s (& Cyclist’s) Tips On How To Properly Fit Your Bike & Prevent Injury

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, Canadians all across the country have been looking for alternative means of exercise. Many of us have narrowed our gaze on cycling. Cycling has been introduced to us in many forms, from outdoor road, gravel, or in the spin studio, it always helps us get that much needed sweat. Along with […] Read More

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