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Chiropractic Vernon BC Whiplash

Chiropractic Care for Whiplash

Written by Dr. James Mayne, DC ~ Vernon Chiropractor Whiplash occurs when the muscles, ligaments, and tendons of the neck and upper back are damaged from a sudden impact that whips the head forward and then backward, or from side to side.  The curve and alignment of the neck may be altered, causing pain and…

Chiropractic Vernon BC Elderly Couple

Helping Boomers Stay Active

Written by Dr. James Mayne DC ~ Vernon Chiropractor Have you ever noticed that each decade of life seems to bring its own set of challenges?  In my 20s my metabolism slowed down, in my 30s I didn’t heal from injury as quickly, in my 40s I didn’t have as much energy, and in my…

Chiropractic Vernon BC Children

Is There A Dimmer Switch On Your Child’s Health?

Written by Dr. Elliot Lysyk, DC ~ Vernon Chiropractor Children come to our Vernon chiropractic office typically because their parents are concerned about complaints like ongoing headaches, neck pain, back pain, pain between the shoulder blades, acute pain from falls and sports injuries, poor posture, or concern as to whether their child has scoliosis or…

Chiropractic Vernon BC Pregnancy

Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy

Written by Dr. Elliot Lysyk, DC ~ Vernon Chiropractor Many changes occur to a woman’s body throughout pregnancy that can alter pelvic and low back function: Protruding abdomen: the center of gravity shifts forward and the low back is hyper-extended Altered walking pattern: at end of pregnancy this can become a “waddling” motion Hormonal changes:…

Chiropractic Vernon BC Mother and Baby

Moms In Pain

Written by Dr. Elliot Lysyk, DC ~ Vernon Chiropractor Parenthood is the most important job there is. That’s why it breaks my heart to meet so many mothers who feel unable to give their best due to physical pain and discomfort… Mothers whose back pain prevents them from freely picking up their child Mothers whose…

Chiropractic Vernon BC Back Pain

Back, Neck, and Hip Pain: Catch it Early!

Written by Dr. Elliot Lysyk, DC ~ Vernon Chiropractor Spinal pain is often noticed weeks, months, and sometimes years after the underlying problem actually began. Pain is like a ringing fire alarm that is triggered once the nerves are adequately irritated, which sometimes takes years. The key lies in identifying what the underlying problem is—what’s…