What is Colic?

What is colic? Colic is diagnosed when an infant cries for more than 3 hours for more than 3 days a week for more than 3 weeks Like so many conditions, the diagnostic criteria are “made up.” If you have an unhappy infant who was only crying for 2 and a...

Osteoporosis

This is not just for old ladies! Young folk, athletes and old people are all able to acquire this problem. What is osteoporosis? Essentially, it is your bones not containing enough mineral content. This means there are fewer struts, beams and columns in your bony...

Salutogenesis

Cool word, huh? This word describes an approach focusing on the factors that support health rather than the factors that cause disease.  It could be termed a “salutogenic model.”  This better describes the lens through which I view the world of health...

Hay Fever

It’s that time of the year when plagues so many of us.  Sneezing, runny nose, itchy eyes… yuck! Aside from the symptoms, what is hay fever? Aside from the symptoms, what is hay fever?Essentially it is your immune system going a little over the top at the...

What Are Muscle Spasms?

Regular chiropractic care may help to alleviate the cause of muscle spasms. You reach for a towel on the top shelf of the linen closet and your back wrenches in pain as a muscle goes into spasm. The pain is excruciating and you can barely move. How could something as...