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Caring for Yourself during Pregnancy

Pregnancy is one of the most special, yet most difficult experiences that women can have. Bringing a new life into the world is emotional, powerful, and the ultimate reminder of how special our lives truly are. While joy and wonder are felt regularly, there’s no...

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Spinal Misalignment

When spinal misalignment occurs, a wide range of symptoms can present themselves; pain, reduced mobility, inflammation, muscle spasms, and more. These symptoms can appear in many areas of the body, not just backache. Your Spinal Misalignment might be due to many...

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Aches and Pains as you get Older, is it Inevitable?

Are aches and pains inevitable as you get older? As our bodies age, it is common to experience occasional aches and pains. These aches and pains occur because our muscles naturally get smaller, our bones get weaker, and our joints become stiffer and less flexible over...

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How can a Chiropractor Help Me?

How Can a Chiropractor help me? Did you know that the human head weighs as much as the average bowling ball? If you hold this weight directly above your body, the muscles in your neck don’t have to work too hard to support it, but if you carry this weight in a forward...

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Pregnancy & back pain – are they linked?

Dr Tom Barnett MChiro LRCC Starting a family is a wonderful thing and should be celebrated, many congratulations if you’re pregnant and reading this blog. During pregnancy your body will be undergoing lots of changes, some with good side effects like your skin glowing...

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Posture – why is it so important?

By Dr Tom Barnett MChiro LRCC We have all heard about the importance of having good posture. So many of us have heard time and time again that sitting tall, holding your head high and keeping good posture is very important. However, besides looking poised, healthy and...

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How to have a better morning.

Dr Abigail Parker This time of year, when its still cold and dark in the mornings, it can be hard to simply just get out of bed! Let alone get up and feel your best for the day ahead. So here are some top tips, to help make your morning easier. 1. Fill a bottle of...

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Importance of Staying Hydrated

There are 5 pillars of health that we work towards at the Optimal Chiropractic & Wellness Centre: Nutrition Movement Mindfulness Sleep Brain/Body connection - aka Chiropractic adjustments In this blog we start to look at nutrition and in particular our hydration...