Introducing QubeCore Sports & Rehab: multi-disciplinary centre in North Vancouver

Opening: 1st quarter of 2018 Location: North Vancouver - Lonsdale & 15th Services: Chiropractic Physiotherapy Massage therapy Kinesiology Sports medicine Other therapies (TBD) Features: Patient centred care providing the highest quality of care Team centred practice to enhance patient care and recovery Community centred clinic helping the community by volunteering services, educating, teaching, and promoting [...]

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 [...]

5 tips to reduce low back pain while cycling

Cycling is a great exercise and activity. It can be fun yet challenging and it has many health benefits. Some of the benefits of cycling include: Aerobic workout which helps increase cardiovascular fitness Helps build muscles and increase bone mass/density Non impact sport - puts less pressure on joints Helps with weight loss Can [...]

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 [...]

8 Must-Know Principles of Exercise

During the past few years there has been a growing trend and interest in recreational activities and sports. As scientific knowledge and understanding of the importance of exercise on the human body is expanding, more and more people are engaging in sports and activities. The goals of exercise are widely different among individuals. Whether the [...]

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 [...]

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The Shoulder (Part II): REHAB exercises & stretches for shoulder injuries

Why are REHAB exercises & stretches important for full recovery from shoulder injuries? REHAB exercises and stretches for the shoulder help target all the muscles, ligaments, tendons, and joints in/around the shoulder complex For maximum and full recovery, REHAB exercises and stretches are necessary. Treatments alone are not enough in most cases. The goals of [...]

By | September 4th, 2015|Exercises & Stretches, REHAB, Rotator Cuff Injuries, Shoulder, Shoulder Injuries, Sports, Sports Injuries, Sports medicine, Sports rehab|Comments Off on The Shoulder (Part II): REHAB exercises & stretches for shoulder injuries

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 [...]