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 [...]

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 [...]

20 reasons why your kids should get a dose of tennis!

Have you ever asked yourself why so many people around the world play tennis? Tennis is truly an international sport with millions of people playing and enjoying it. There are many benefits to playing tennis. Below is a list of reasons why tennis is such a great sport and why you should get your kids [...]

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 [...]

Are you a weekend warrior or a professional athlete? A simple formula for success

There is no doubt that staying active and exercising is good for you. There is overwhelming evidence that engaging in any sport or activity and exercising regularly has many physical, psychological, and emotional benefits. Some of these benefits are listed below: Increase strength, flexibility, endurance Increase bone, joint, and muscle health Decrease fatigue Improve cardiovascular [...]

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 [...]

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

ICE Therapy vs. HEAT Therapy – When do you use ice vs heat during an injury?

Every day in my practice, I come across people who ask me about the difference between heat and ice therapy. Many people are not well-informed about the proper application of ice and heat therapy especially when it comes to the timing, duration, and frequency. First, I will go over the different phases of tissue [...]

By | January 5th, 2013|Acute Injury, Chiropractic & Sports Medicine, Chronic Injuries, Heat Therapy, Ice Therapy, REHAB, Sports, Sports Injuries, Sports medicine, Sports rehab|Comments Off on ICE Therapy vs. HEAT Therapy – When do you use ice vs heat during an injury?

UBC Men’s Varsity Soccer Team Chiropractor: Remarkable Individuals, Phenomenal Players, Captivating Results, Magical Team

What a unparalleled season the UBC Men's Varsity soccer team had this year. The champions of the 2012 CIS nationals were undefeated in the regular season. I have had the pleasure of joining the team as the team chiropractor early in the season. My goal was to be along great athletes, share amazing experiences, and [...]

By | December 18th, 2012|Active Release Technique - ART, Chiropractic & Sports Medicine, Chiropractic care, REHAB, Soccer Injuries, Sports, Sports Injuries, Sports medicine, Sports rehab|Comments Off on UBC Men’s Varsity Soccer Team Chiropractor: Remarkable Individuals, Phenomenal Players, Captivating Results, Magical Team