Top 4 ways to reduce back pain from sitting
Sitting for long periods of time is problematic for those with and without lower back pain. If you have suffered from a disc herniation or have lower back pain sitting can be especially bothersome because the prolonged rounding of the spine that occurs while seated puts pressure on the discs, muscles and joints of the spine.Studies have shown […]
Crocodile Breathing: a foundation for strength & control
Proper breathing should be the foundation of any rehab or exercise program. The chiropractors at Mountain Health & Performance give rehab exercises/plans to all of our patients as a part of their treatment plan to compliment manual therapy. Crocodile Breathing is a way of encouraging activation of the diaphragm which is the main muscle […]
Hip Tendonitis Treatment North Vancouver
Hip Tendonitis Treatment North Vancouver: learn 3 of our favourite exercises for strengthening the hips and healing from hip tendonitis fast! Do you suffer from pain on the outside of your hip? Does the pain refer down the outside of the thigh just above the knee? You may have hip tendonitis or bursitis. Hip Bursitis and […]
Disc Herniation Treatment North Vancouver
Learn more about disc herniation treatment North Vancouver from the chiropractors at Mountain Health & Performance If you have recently been diagnosed with a disc herniation or disc bulge you may be wondering what next! A quick Google search will lead you down a rabbit hole of a different treatment options from massage […]
Concussion Symptoms: how to identify a concussion & what to do next
A concussion is a type of mild traumatic brain injury, which happens when a blow to the head or an injury makes the head move back and forth with a lot of force. This causes chemical changes to the brain and can cause damage to brain cells. Though most children and teenagers who suffer […]
What is fascia? Is ‘myofascial release’ the secret to better health?
Over the past few years fascia has become a buzzword in yoga studios, gyms & clinics. But what exactly is it, and should we all be paying more attention to this often overlooked aspect of our anatomy? Put shortly, fascia is a clingfilm-like substance that wraps around all our muscles and organs, offering support […]
Lower Back Pain Treatment North Vancouver
Lower Back Pain Treatment in North Vancouver: Rehabilitative Exercise The Chiropractors at Mountain Health & Performance in North Vancouver utilize various methods for lower back pain treatment. Exercise and rehabilitative therapy is one of the most important aspects of healing from lower back pain. Continue reading to learn more about one of the […]
Rotator Cuff Tear Treatment North Vancouver
Rotator Cuff Tear Treatment North Vancouver: learn more about the cause of rotator cuff tears and how the chiropractors at Mountain Health & Performance rehabilitate and treat rotator cuff tears and rotator cuff tendonitis. Rotator cuff tears and tendonitis are common complaints that the chiropractors at Mountain Health & Performance treat. Though, no two people are the same, patients presenting with […]
How to loose weight with Mindful Eating
How mindful eating can change your relationship with food and promote long-term health and weight-loss. There is no one size fits all diet that works for everyone. In fact, a lot of people dislike the word diet and prefer to call their eating choices, a “lifestyle” instead. This is completely understandable, as […]
The Real Reason Your Hamstrings are Tight!
Do you have chronically tight hamstrings or suffer from repeated hamstring strains? Have you continually stretched but experienced little change in your overall flexibility? A common injury that I have experienced personally and hear about from my patients is tight hamstrings and hamstring strains. Growing up playing soccer I always had tight hamstrings […]
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