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Manual Therapy for Tethered Oral Tissues

DEFINITION A congenital condition characterized by abnormally short, thickened, or tight frenulum, or an anterior attachment, that restricts mobility of the tongue and/or lip. Variably causes reduced tongue mobility and has been associated with functional limitations in breastfeeding, swallowing, and speech. Orthodontic problems including malocclusion, open bite, and separation of lower incisors, Mechanical problems related […]

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Patient Care Story – More Than “Just a Crack”

How Chiropractic Care Supports Overall Health When Sarah took her newborn daughter Ava in for her first chiropractic adjustment, she never expected it would become such an integral part of their family’s health. Sarah had little experience with chiropractors prior to becoming a mother. She had heard about the benefits of chiropractic care for infants […]

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Sleep Support: Chiropractic Connection

The magic of chiropractic care for children and infants rests in the Autonomic Nervous System (ANS).  The ANS is split into 2 primary divisions: Sympathetic and Parasympathetic. The Sympathetic division is your SURVIVAL mode – Fight or Flight, go-go-go.  The Parasympathetic division is your THRIVE mode – Rest and Digest, eating-sleeping-pooping. We want both systems […]

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Webster Technique Overview

WEBSTER CHIROPRACTIC TECHNIQUE & THE WONDERFUL IMPLICATIONS FOR PREGNANT MOTHERS AND THEIR BABIES-TO-BE Pregnant women and the babes growing inside them face unique physical challenges during their nine month journey together. The Webster Chiropractic Technique is a safe and effective therapy that is used by many moms to help them accommodate for the changing demands […]

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Let’s Get Smart About Stress

Stress. We all have it. You can’t avoid it. Sometimes it’s good; sometimes it’s bad.  Sometimes you feel like you have a lot; sometimes you feel very little. No matter what, your body is constantly doing its best to manage that stress load appropriately and function gracefully through it.  My goal in this blog is […]

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Kinesiology Tape During Pregnancy

What’s with that cool tape? Kinesiology Tape (KT) has been making headlines since athletes have been highlighting their brightly-coloured sport supports during the Olympics and other major games.  What could possibly be a more impressive physical feat than taking 9 months to completely overhaul your physique and prepare for “the main event”?  That “main event” […]

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