Multi-disciplinary sports & rehab clinic in North Vancouver – Opening 2018

What if the course of your career was analogous to the thread on a long screw and its triumph/failure analogous to the depth of that screw burrowed in a piece of hard timber? At first, it is easy to break the timber. The tip of the screw is sharp and tiny. The first few [...]

Suffering from jaw pain or TMD? 4 exercises and 4 stretches that can significantly help.

What is TMD (temporomandibular joint disorder)? Refers to any dysfunction of the muscles, tendons, ligaments, and tissues associated with the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) What are the symptoms of TMD? Pain and tenderness in or around the ear, jaw, cheeks, temporal region, face, and neck Clicking, popping, snapping, crunching, or grinding noises upon opening and [...]

Migraine headaches? How your chiropractor can help.

Patients with headaches constitute a high percentage of visits to the chiropractic office. Many people suffer from headaches on a regular basis; however, the reason for the headaches varies among individuals. There are many different triggers for headaches, which include genetic factors, stress, food sensitivities, muscle strain, joint dysfunction, environmental factors, dehydration, and neurological [...]

Do chiropractors just treat the back and the neck?

N O Chiropractors are extensively trained and are experts in assessing, diagnosing, and treating a wide variety of musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions and their neurological sequalae. These conditions are not just limited to the neck and the back. In fact, they can treat any joint system and the conditions associated with that area. Chiropractors [...]

Common tennis injuries – Effective treatments

Tennis is one of the top 5 most played sports in the world. It’s a complex physical sport requiring upper and lower body movement mechanics combined with great hand-eye coordination, agility, speed, endurance, flexibility, muscle conditioning, coordination, balance, quick decision making, and mental strategy. Because of its complexity and popularity, the number of injuries [...]

2015 Pan Am Games – My experience as a treating chiropractic doctor

The journey begins: I had the privilege of being part of the spectacular 2015 Toronto PanAm games as a treating chiropractor. I was selected though an extensive selection process to be a part of the medical team treating athletes alongside other doctors and medical practitioners. The position was completely volunteer based, as was the case [...]

By | September 24th, 2015|Active Release Technique - ART, Acute Injury, Chiropractic & Sports Medicine, Chiropractic care, Exercises & Stretches, REHAB, Sports, Sports Injuries, Sports medicine, Sports rehab, Volunteering & Community Involvements|Comments Off on 2015 Pan Am Games – My experience as a treating chiropractic doctor

The Shoulder (Part I): Common injuries, signs & symptoms, treatments

The shoulder joint, perhaps the most complicated joint in the body and one of the most commonly injured joints, is made from the articulation of three bones: the humerus (arm bone), the clavicle (collarbone), and scapula (shoulder blade). The joint is a ball-and-socket joint and its anatomical design makes it the most movable joint [...]

CHIROPRACTIC & PREGNANCY (Part II): “Help my sore back, I’m pregnant!” – Does evidence-based chiropractic therapy help with pregnancy pain?

Having treated many pregnant patients in my clinic in North Vancouver, I see firsthand the amount of pain and discomfort many pregnant women endure. It is not hard to imagine the amount of stress a women's body goes through during the 9 months of pregnancy. These changes place tremendous loads on the body. Hence, pregnant [...]

By | July 30th, 2014|Active Release Technique - ART, Back Pain, CHIROPRACTIC & PREGNANCY, Chiropractic care, Chronic Injuries, Exercises & Stretches, Graston soft tissue Technique, Joint manipulation, Kinesio Taping, Neck Pain, Postural syndrome|Comments Off on CHIROPRACTIC & PREGNANCY (Part II): “Help my sore back, I’m pregnant!” – Does evidence-based chiropractic therapy help with pregnancy pain?

My Weekend At The Race: Treating at the 2013 BMO Vancouver Marathon

I had the privilege of being part of the onsite medical team at this year's BMO Vancouver Marathon on Sunday, May 5, 2013. I was stationed at the main medical tent at the corner of Thurlow and Pender by the finish line along with other chiropractors, physiotherapists, nurses, doctors, paramedics, volunteers, etc. The day was [...]

By | May 6th, 2013|Active Release Technique - ART, Chiropractic & Sports Medicine, Chiropractic care, Running Injuries, Sports, Sports Injuries, Sports medicine, Sports rehab, Volunteering & Community Involvements|Comments Off on My Weekend At The Race: Treating at the 2013 BMO Vancouver Marathon

CHIROPRACTIC & PREGNANCY (Part I): Post-Pregnancy Issues – “What a pain in the neck!”

Pregnancy puts an enormous physiological demand on the female body. The body goes through so many sudden changes that can put a lot of stress on certain parts of it more than the others. In addition, these changes are so rapid that the body does not have adequate time to adapt properly. As a result, [...]

By | February 2nd, 2013|Active Release Technique - ART, Back Pain, CHIROPRACTIC & PREGNANCY, Chiropractic care, Exercises & Stretches, Kinesio Taping, Neck Pain|Comments Off on CHIROPRACTIC & PREGNANCY (Part I): Post-Pregnancy Issues – “What a pain in the neck!”