Ice for Recovery: Fact or Fiction?

  Have you ever iced an injury? Do you think that it helped? Could you tell if there was less swelling? Could you tell if it prevented further damage?   In his book “Iced”, Gary Reinl explores the background story of ice, the current rationale for icing and what the scientific research says about ice […]

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5 Tips to Improve Gut Health & Live a Better Life!

Learn some great ways to improve your gut health, decrease inflammation and loose weight in the process!     Over 2000 years ago, Hippocrates declared that “all disease begins in the gut.” Yet it is only recently that modern medicine has begun to document the crucial role of the microbiome – the billions of microbes that live […]

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treatment North Vancouver

  Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treatment North Vancouver : continue reading to learn everything you need to know about carpal tunnel syndrome and the best way to treat and heal from carpal tunnel syndrome.   Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition that causes pain, numbness, and tingling in the hand and arm. The condition occurs […]

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Reduce Belly Bloating with the FODMAP Diet

Do you suffer from bloating, gas and intolerance to certain foods like dairy and wheat? Have you been diagnosed with IBS? If so, you may have sensitivity to FODMAPS. FODMAPS are carbohydrates (sugars) that are found in certain foods. FODMAP specifically stands for fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides, and polyolols. These are the technical names for […]

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Sciatica Treatment North Vancouver

  The first step to healing from sciatica is understanding the underlying cause. Sciatica is not a true diagnosis but can be a symptom of several different conditions. Continue reading to learn more about sciatica, it’s causes and treatment options.     What is Sciatica? The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the human […]

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Plantar Fasciitis Treatment North Vancouver

Learn more about Plantar Fasciitis Treatment North Vancouver in the blog below!  Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain in both sedentary and athletic people. It is estimated that approximately 1 in 10 people experience heel pain at some point in their lives. Plantar fasciitis presents with pain and tenderness at […]

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Yoga for Low Back Pain: A Chiropractor’s Perspective

  The research into the effects of yoga on lower back pain is in its infancy but people have been practicing yoga and experiencing the physical and mental benefits for thousands of years (4). More recently yoga has generated interest among the general public and scientific community as an alternative for a variety of chronic […]

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Headache Treatment North Vancouver

   Headache Treatment North Vancouver: read the blog below to learn the 9 simple steps to get rid of headaches fast!   Many things can cause headaches. Deadlines. Arguments. Traffic jams. Alcohol. Generally speaking headaches are your body’s response to physical or emotional stress. A number of factors including nerve irritation, blood vessel dysfunction, muscle tension, poor […]

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Gut Health & Beyond: Brain Maker Review

  I just finished reading “Brain Maker” and I can’t say enough great things about this book! If you want to loose weight, optimize health or manage illness this is a must read. Dr. Pulmetter provides an evidence- based rationale for how the our gut health and microbiome influences our weight and the health of our brain, […]

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Do You Know how to Breathe? (Part II)

Tips for developing proper breathing patterns:     Practice a slow steady rhythm and avoid deep breathes and sighs. Try to focus on your breath at least once per hour throughout the day—it typically takes at least several weeks to automatize to a new breathing pattern. The main goal of respiratory training is to move from […]

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Mountain Health & Performance is back open for non-urgent care as of May 19th 2020! We will be following COVID-19 guidelines in our clinic to ensure the safety of our therapists and patients. Please call 604-984-0014 to book or click on the "book an appointment" button to book online.