What the heck is a “Chin Tuck”?

By Dr. Doug Lukinuk, DC The “chin tuck” is the single most important stretch/exercise you can do for your cervical spine (neck).  The motion is a retraction of the neck by keeping the head and eyes level and pushing the head and chin backwards.  If you stand against a wall with your back and head… Read More

Should you get orthotics?

Your feet are the foundation for the rest of your body.  They support your entire body weight so taking care of them and making sure they are properly supported is incredibly important to you moving pain-free. With this in mind, there are a number of reasons why orthotics can be a good idea. The simplest… Read More

Medical Science has failed to solve Back Pain

A costly epidemic Lower back pain is among the chief reasons people go to see a doctor in the North America. In the US, nearly a third of American adults say they’ve been afflicted. The US spends approximately $90 billion a year on back pain — more than the annual expenditures on high blood pressure,… Read More

The Secret to Safe Snow Shoveling!

by Matt Vidler Winter. It happens every year. Whether you love it or hate it, we can all agree that unfortunately something usually comes with it: back injuries, or worse, a slip-and-fall. (You can read more about the preventing slips with the right winter footwear here.) Many people think they’ve simply strained or pulled their… Read More

How to Keep the Holidays Happy and Healthy

by Matt Vidler With the holidays fast approaching, this year make it a goal to deck the halls without sacrificing your health or your happiness. Today we’re presenting the best tips for you to be proactive about staying healthy and happy this holiday season. 1. Manage Your Stress with “Me Time” For many, the holidays… Read More