Vancouver Chiropractic Services Blog
Dr. Akhavan reviews Spinal Hygiene for a good night sleep.
You Toss…Turn…Roll…Shift…Ache…Then wake up.
This is what more than 50 percent of us experience nightly only to wake in the morning unable to function at peak capacity throughout the day. Chemical stresses to the nervous system—like caffeine and certain medications—often prevent restful sleep. Daily emotional and mental stresses can also... [More...]
North Vancouver Chiropractor, Dr. Akhavan, wants you to send your kids to school with a healthy back
Schools are finally starting next week after the long strike by the teachers. Dr. Akhavan wants you be smart this year with your child’s backpack. Review the below tips and make sure that your child’s backpack won’t cause injury to his or her growing spine. We wish you a safe and stress-free new school year!
Tips on Backpack Safety
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Dr. Akhavan, North Vancouver Chiropractor discusses Importance of Chiropractic Care for Children.
Many people are unaware kids are excellent candidates for chiropractic care, and some may even be wary of adjustments for children. North Vancouver Chiropractor, Dr. Akhavan dispels some myths and shares valuable information of the benefits of chiropractic for children.
The nervous system, which consists of your brain, spinal cord and nerves, controls... [More...]
Dr. Akhavan reviews back friendly tips for yard work.
You may love it, hate it or feel impartial to it, but yard work is a part of most adults’ lives. Whether you’re just maintaining a yard or are an enthusiast with complex gardens, raised beds and a filtration system, it’s important to take the proper precautions for avoiding muscle strain. According to the National Safety Council’s 2011 Injury... [More...]
Dr. Akhavan Reveals Exercises To Improve Your Posture
Dr. Akhavan recommends to Strengthen you mid-back to improve your posture and decrease shoulder injuries.
The shoulder is an intricate system composed of several joints and numerous muscles. The shoulder joints and muscles work in synergy to provide a wide range of motion in multiple planes.
In medical terminology the shoulder blade is named the scapula.... [More...]
Dr. Akhavan, North Vancouver Chiropractor, Reviews Anti-inflammatory Diet
Utilize nutrition as a catalyst against disease causing inflammation. Our body’s produce anti-inflammatory and pro-inflammatory chemicals called prostaglandins in response to our foods.
The body uses inflammation as a defense mechanism to fight infection and injury. Inflammation is essential to survival.
Chronic inflammation can be systemic and negatively... [More...]
Dr. Akhavan discusses the importance of fruit intake in optimum health
Increase your daily intake of fruit to improve your health. Fruits are loaded with nutrients. Fruit’s vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals boost immunity, increase energy and fight disease. Most fruits have a high nutrient density, meaning they have a large number of nutrients in a small amount of calories.
Fruit is available in a wide array of colors,... [More...]
Dr. Akhavan reviews the difference between good fat and bad fat
Consume the correct type of fats to improve your health. Fat is a macronutrient and an important component to healthy nutritional strategies. Utilize omega-3, omega-6 and omega-9 fatty acids in their natural states and balances to enhance your cardiovascular system, strengthen your immune system, increase brain health and reduce inflammation.
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...]