Hiking shouldn’t hurt!

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Living in Calgary, we are perfectly situated to enjoy the incredible hiking trails throughout our backyard. There is nothing quite like spending an adventurous weekend exploring the mountainous trails in the Rockies. But for anyone who has ever “over-done it” on a hike, you also know that there is nothing quite like the painful struggle to get out of the car after sitting through the drive back to Calgary. While some soreness can be expected after exerting yourself on the trail, many of the aches and pains can be avoided. Hiking shouldn’t hurt! Continue reading Hiking shouldn’t hurt!

Self Adjustment vs. Chiropractic Adjustment

I meet people every day who pop or crack their own neck and back. People do this “self-manipulation” to give themselves temporary relief of pain and stiffness, and it quickly becomes an easy habit that they repeat throughout the day. It feels good, so they keep doing it. However, the relief from a self-manipulation does not last.

“So, what about when a chiropractor pops the joint? What is the difference?” Continue reading Self Adjustment vs. Chiropractic Adjustment