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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Chiropra...

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Chiropractic Care What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Carpal tunnel syndrome is numbness, tingling, weakness, and other problems in your hand because of pressure on the median nerve in your wrist. The median nerve and several tendons run from your forearm to your wrist through a small space called the carpal tunnel. The median nerve controls movement and feeling in your thumb and first three fingers (not your little finger). Pressure on the median nerve causes carpal tunnel

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Benefits of Chiropractic Care

What are the benefits of chiropractic care?   According to the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapy, a seven year study showed that patients whose primary physician was a Chiropractor experienced the following results: 60% less hospital admissions 59% less days in the hospital 62% less out patient surgeries 85% less in pharmaceutical costs. Richmond Family Chiropractic is accepting new patients! Book your appointment today. Email: contact@chirofamily.ca Phone: 604-284-5099 Save

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Nerve System Function and Wellness

Wellness – “The quality or state of being in good health, especially as an actively sought goal” – Merriam Webster. Wellness is generally used to mean a healthy balance of the mind-body and spirit that results in an overall feeling of well-being. The chiropractic philosophy of health is: recongnition, respect and trust in the body’s innate purpose to heal and be well. Understanding this empowering view of health is a huge benefit to reducing nerve system stress as f

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Chiropractic Misconceptions

One of the most common questions we get asked as chiropractors (and one of the easiest to answer) is the question of chiropractic safety. The simple facts are that chiropractic care is incredibly safe. Science behind Chiropractic The Science and Philosophy of Chiropractic can be explained in 60 seconds.  Maybe, it is the sheer simplicity of it that makes it so unbelievable to people who have not experienced it for themselves. Hippocrates once stated, “We are either growing or dying.”

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Chiropractic care is not just for B...

Chiropractic Care is Not Just for Back Pain! Chiropractic care isn’t just for back pain as is commonly thought.  The first Chiropractic Adjustment in 1895 helped correct hearing loss. This is how the profession began! Not an adjustment for a headache or a sore back. After this interesting discovery, research into the spine and nerve connections began. We now know that the delicate nerves exiting from the spine travel to all cells, organs, muscles and parts of the body in a known pattern.

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Chiropractic Computer Spinal Scans

How Chiropractic Computer Spinal Scans can Help in Diagnosis of Your Health Concerns   At Richmond Family Chiropractic, we use state of the art technology in order to assess the neurological status in your body.  Chiropractic’s focus is improving spinal alignment and nerve flow to the body so the body can work efficiently and the brain and the body can be in good communication with each other. Three Scans Performed: Three different scans are used during the initial exam that measure thre

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Vitamin D – What you need to know...

It’s here – fall and colder weather and with that brings cold and flu season. Yuck!! Bring out that Vitamin D from your cupboard or visit your chiropractor or local health store to pick some up.  It’s really important. Most of us—53 percent of women, 41 percent of men, and 61 percent of kids—have insufficient levels. Though our bodies naturally produce the vitamin from the sun’s UV-B rays, these days we don’t absorb nearly enough sunlight to manufacture an adequate amount

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Children and Chiropractors: Why do ...

Dr. Bonnie Chuter of Richmond Family Chiropractic answers a question about Children and Chiropractors I believe that children have the most to benefit from early preventative health care. Children, especially, children in sports like hockey, gymnastics, dance, skating, martial arts, lacrosse, football, and any other competitive sport need regular chiropractic checkups. Any stress or trauma to a developing spine can lead to long term health problems; including scoliosis, postural problems, back a

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Does Chiropractic Help Children wit...

Chiropractic Care is very helpful in ear infections. In fact, ear infections are the number one reason for child visits to a chiropractor. Many chiropractors believe that there is a strong link between the birthing process and recurrent ear infection, otitis media. During the birth process or with mild trauma to the neck, cervical vertebrae can become misaligned, disrupting nerve function, which can affect the Eustachian tube. This can lead to fluid buildup in the middle ear and cause otitis med