Do you experience difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, are you looking for an insomnia treatment in the East Village area? Then read on if you also experience any of the following symptoms: fatigue, difficulty concentrating, mood disturbances, or decreased work/school performance? If you said yes to both questions, then you may suffer from insomnia. Insomnia and poor sleep quality is a common condition. The National Sleep Foundation estimates that 48% of North Americans experienceRead More
Did you know that backpacks accounted for 28,000 doctor office and emergency room visits in 2010? How can a backpack cause so many problems? Choosing the right backpack is extremely important. Poorly fitting backpacks may lead to strains and pinched nerves. They can cause dislocations and fractures during falls. Furthermore, poorly fitting backpacks promote poor posture, which may negatively affect concentration, learning, immunity, or even athletic performance. With backpacks being one of the top threeRead More
With Spring around the corner and the Vancouver Sun Run getting closer, here are some common types of Runing Issues that we see at our Hastings Chiropractic and Wellness Centre. We will address a different issue each week, first on the list is “Shin Splints”. One of the most common complaints is the onset of lower leg pain which begins after starting the exercise program. Often the patient has already had treatment by physical therapists,Read More
We have been getting a lot of practice members who now have “cell phone neck pain.” I was sitting at a restaurant the other day observing my surroundings, and to my amazement I witnessed half the restaurant eating while looking at their phones or tablets. In addition, we have an increasingly large amount of jobs that require long hours sitting at a computer. I think there was even a video of a lady walking intoRead More