Vancouver Chiropractic Services Blog
Dr. Akhavan, North Vancouver Chiropractor, warning on Diet Sodas
I am sure you’ve heard the warning: Diet soda (or pop!) is not good for your health—but do you know why? Learn what’s really in your can of pop, some of the dangers associated with these ingredients and why you should avoid artificial sweeteners like aspartame.
Both regular and diet sodas contain some seriously scary ingredients. Regular soda... [More...]
Dr. Akhavan, North Vancouver Chiropractor, explains how Chiropractic helps headaches.
Headaches can be tremendously disabling, forcing sufferers away from work or play into a dark, quiet room to minimize any noise and light that intensifies the pain. According to the National Headache Foundation, there are over 45 million Americans who suffer from chronic, re-occurring headaches, of which 28 million are of the migraine variety. Also,... [More...]
How to Improve the neck posture?
North Vancouver Chiropractor, Dr. Akhavan sees a lot of patients who experience frequent headaches or migraines—and sometimes it’s directly related to the curve in their neck. Typical headache or migraine patients will have a straight neck (hypolordotic/alordotic) or a reverse curvature (kyphotic). Many patients have been dealing with these symptoms... [More...]
What Can I do to help my Chiropractic Adjustment Hold?
It’s easy these days to go into your Chiropractor’s office and get your chiropractic adjustment and then hit the door. But you may be missing out on what makes those adjustments –and your overall treatment—more successful. North Vancouver Chiropractor, Dr. Ali Akhavan, likes to talk about the therapies he uses and recommends to his... [More...]
Dr. Akhavan’s Steps in Making Your Workstation Spine Smart
The chances are you’re sitting at a desk right now, reading this during one of the many hours you spend on the computer each day. We all know good posture is important as improper posture can have silent, long-term damaging effects on spinal health. Follow his helpful tips about optimal workstation set-up and posture.
The Posture-Brain Connection
Dr. Akhavan, North Vancouver Chiropractor, Reviews Six Spices For Better Health
Spices aren’t just a way to add some flavor to your favorite dishes or drinks; they pose some seriously good heart health benefits. And this is nothing new! People have been using plants, herbs and spices for thousands of years for the flavor—and medicinal—qualities they offer. In fact, many pharmaceutical drugs are derived from nature.
New Year and New Health Habits
New Year’s is a time for resolutions and change. People frequently make New Year’s resolutions to get fitter, become healthier and/or lose weight. These powerful resolutions are a huge step to living a healthier, fitter, more functional life.
Implementing new health habits is easier when done one at a time. Multiple sudden changes in diet and exercises... [More...]
Dr. Akhavan discusses why your wallet or purse might hurt you!
You may be doing something every day that can cause misalignment of your spine and gradual pain symptoms, as well as early degeneration of your vertebrae and discs.
For men, if you’re placing your wallet in your back pocket, you’re increasing the likelihood you will develop pain and potential back issues. For Ladies, if you’re carrying your purse—especially... [More...]
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Dr. Akhavan Reveals 7 New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthy Spine
With the New Year just around the corner, now’s the time to start thinking about how you can make meaningful changes to your life for better health. Here are seven steps you can take to improve the health of your spine and your overall wellness.
1.Get at least 30 minutes of daily exercise. Many of the benefits of regular exercise can be experienced... [More...]