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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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Safety Perspective

A study recently released from John Hopkins University is causing a bit of a stir. It is bringing forward numbers from medicine’s own data bases indicating that the third highest cause of death in the US is due to medical error.   This is more than lung disease, diabetes, Alzheimers, motor vehicle accidents, and gun deaths […]

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Postpartum Pain Syndrome

Ladies, let’s take a few minutes to talk about pain. There is enough emphasis about the pain experienced during labour, but I want to focus specifically on the aches and pains that women feel after giving birth to their little bundle. While many women expect there will be some ups and downs during the first […]

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Dr Shayna’s Ponderings on Wellness

There is a lot of talk these days about wellness. Wellness is everywhere, and with it, the image of what it should look like. Picture a TV commercial featuring a fit young woman running through a field with an organic granola bar, wearing Lululemon and a Fitbit. There is no end to the number of […]

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Baby’s First Chiropractic Check-Up

Congratulations! You are either expecting or just had a baby. How exciting! We are asked frequently by health savvy moms when they should bring baby in for their first chiropractic check up. Here is some information to help you out with that decision. Chiropractic care is safe for newborns, infants, toddlers, kids, and adults of […]

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The 3 P’s of Birth Progress

For many expecting Mom’s, the idea of having a baby is both empowering and frightening! One of the most common fears during pregnancy revolves around the actual arrival of your new bundle of joy. Luckily, us women have amazing bodies that are equipped and programmed with all the tools needed to have a natural, non-invasive […]

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