Healthy Pumpkin Seed Treat

We love to roast pumpkin seeds this time of year and our family often gets together to have a carve off, which means a lot of seeds.  My favorite method is below: Clean your seeds really well and then put in an appropriate size pot and cover with water.  Bring …Read more  »

How Chiropractors Can Help Recover from a Car Accident

A car accident may not only wreck your car but also can leave you in an acute or chronic pain well after you leave the hospital. With the rise in population in Edmonton, the road accidents are increasing as well. Local hospitals are reporting increased car accidents cases in the …Read more  »

Tennis Elbow Treatment

So your elbow hurts.   Maybe its tennis elbow.  Maybe its golfer’s elbow.  But you don’t golf or play tennis?  Names like this from conditions are pretty silly and give little information as to what is actually happening, and, more importantly, WHY. Tennis elbow, lateral epicondylitis, or lateral epicondylosis are often …Read more  »

Golfer’s Elbow Treatment

Golfer’s elbow, little league elbow, medial epycondylosis, or medial epycondylosis is basically the same thing as tennis elbow, but on the inside of your elbow. I see a lot more people with golfers elbow from repetitive work and gripping than from golf or pitching, but this sentence is useless. Like …Read more  »

Healthy? Chocolate Banana “Milkshake”

Ok, so healthy might be pushing it a bit, but it is infinitely better than a late night DQ run.  This still packs a lot of calories, but at least has some nutrients and is free of dairy, refined sugar, and things you can’t pronounce.  Oh and it is delicious!  …Read more  »

Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis) can be an extremely limiting and frustrating condition.  Generally considered idiopathic (which means we don’t know why it happens), it is a severe limitation in shoulder range of motion, often accompanied by pain.  Treatment can include Physical Therapy, soft tissue therapy, injections of things like cortisone, …Read more  »

Running Injury Treatment

Most running injuries are overuse injuries, and with these type of injuries I think that WHY they are happening is more important than WHAT is happening.  As long as more serious conditions are ruled out, I don’t think that the exact tissue and the exact pathology of that tissue is …Read more  »

How to Prevent Running Injuries

Running is almost a universal exercise option and one that many people fall in love with.  It can be a great workout, is easy to take with you on the road, and requires little equipment.  Injuries, however, particularly overuse or repetitive stress injuries, are unfortunately very common.1 Lower body injuries …Read more  »

Paleo Bison Lasagna

Another favorite in our house, this grain and dairy free “Lasagna” is delicious! Ingredients 2 pounds ground grass fed bison or beef 1 butternut squash or 1.5 pounds sweet potatoes 1 onion 5 cloves garlic 1 small jar chopped sundried tomatoes 740ml jar pasta sauce 1 bunch fresh basil 2 …Read more  »

Core Stability I

This is one of my favorite simple, foundational core stability exercises. It is great for initial rehab purposes because it can be gentle but is also great for higher performance and prevention as it can be very challenging too. It is a great addition into your prehab routine, helping prevent …Read more  »