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Dr. Deane’s Summer Go-To Activities

Dr. Deane’s Summer Go-To Activities Written by Dr. Deane Studer, DC Vernon is situated in the northern part of British Columbia’s Okanagan. The area has four distinct seasons, which break up the activities that one can enjoy while living here. Summers are typically hot and dry. Spring and fall offer comfortable temperatures. Winters are fairly short and mild in…

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A Study On Transitions And Changes In Life

A Study On Transitions And Changes In Life Written by Dr. Deane Studer, DC The University of Alberta’s Edmonton Transitions Study (ETS) caught my attention for several reasons. I grew up just outside of Edmonton in the 1980s, graduated in 1985, and I’m a Gen X. The ETS was designed to look at how, over time, society…

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Fear Vs Hope: Semantics in Healthcare

Fear Vs Hope: Semantics in Healthcare The words we choose can affect our health, recovery and overall outlook on life. As doctors, we are always learning how to communicate more effectively with patients. Choosing specific words in certain circumstances can completely alter a patient’s belief in their ability to heal themselves, and therefore can drastically…

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3 Life Lessons From Wing Chun Practice

3 Life Lessons From Wing Chun Practice I have committed to a daily meditation practice for 8 years. This practice has taught me how to connect to the vast cavern of quiet stillness that resides behind all of the brain chatter which can, if left unchecked, run our lives and cause inordinate amounts of suffering.…

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Shoulder, Thorax & Thoracic Spine

Shoulder, Thorax & Thoracic Spine The shoulder & pectoral girdle has 3 bones, 3 joints, and 1 articulation. The chest cavity, or thorax, consists of 12 vertebrae connected to 12 pairs of ribs which connects to the sternum in the front of the body. The thorax forms an elastic but firm cavity that protects vital…

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Reflections On Meditation In Vernon

Reflections On Meditation In Vernon I began a daily meditation practice about 8 years ago. I very quickly realized how little time my mind spent in a state of stillness and non-distraction. The hours of one’s life can be so mired in worry. We worry about getting ahead, about making money and keeping up with…