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How to: Quadratus Lumborum (QL) Stretch w/ a Lacrosse Ball [Video]


How to: Stretch Your Quadratus Lumborum Using a Lacrosse Ball What is the quadratus lumborum (QL), you might ask? It is the deepest abdominal muscle located in your low back area on both sides of the lumbar spine found between the top of your pelvis and lowest rib. Many people with deep abdominal pain might not realize that it’s their QL which is strained or has a knot in it. When injured...

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Chiropractic Advice – Episode #6 – Moving Away from Pain


Chiropractor Talks Common Causes of Pain & How to Get Relief Moving away from pain and into health is something that Chiropractors take very seriously! Low back pain, for example – a common condition treated by Chiropractors - is experienced by millions of Canadians every year. Eliminating pain and getting back into your daily routine as quickly as possible is important to say the l...

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What are Trigger Points & How Can I Manage Them?


What are Trigger Points? How Can I Manage Them? Have you ever accidentally pulled something in your low back after reaching down to pick something up quickly? How about getting a kink in your neck after sitting improperly for a long period of time? In many instances, these reactions happen and are commonly known as "trigger points." So, what are trigger points? In medicine, a trigger po...

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4 Ways RHC’s Chiropractors Can Help with Low Back Pain


4 Ways Our Chiropractors Can Help You Get Relief from Low Back Pain With the fall season just a month away, it’s back to the grind stone for many students and workers across Canada. In other words, a majority of us are going to be sitting at a desk of some sort – and if your posture isn’t perfect all day (pretty impossible to accomplish) – back pain might start to set in. Back pain is...

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Cold Laser Therapy: 5 Frequently Asked Questions (& Answers)


Cold Laser Therapy: 5 FAQ's & Answers What is cold laser therapy and how does it work? Is it harmful to my body in any way? Does it even work? How long do treatments last? These are a few common questions some healthcare patients have who don't understand this revolutionary treatment method. Revelation Health Chiropractic & Wellness Clinic has a Theralase TLC-2000 ...

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How Does the Theralase® Cold Laser Therapy System Work? [Video]


Theralase® Cold Laser Therapy: How it Works Many patients receiving Chiropractic Care notice our Theralase® TLC-2000 Cold Laser Therapy system sitting in the second treatment room and ask about how it works. What better way to explain than to see this video produced by Theralase® itself. Check it out: Cold Laser Therapy: 5 Frequently Asked Questions (& Answers) [embedyt] https:...

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What Does Your Posture Say About Your Health?


Your Posture is a Reflection of Your Health! When your mom used to tell you to sit up straight, she wasn’t wrong. Your posture matters! Even when another person isn’t up close, they will notice your posture right away. Does yours say that you’re certain, self-assured and confident? Or does it tell a different story of fear, insecurity and uncertainty? Truth is your body reveals your health,...

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How to: Foam Roll Your Legs Using a Roller [Video]


How to: Foam Roll Your Legs Using a Roller [Video] Foam rolling, also known as “self-myofascial release,” is a common exercise used not only by athletes, coaches and therapists, but by many who frequent the gym and engage in fitness activities regularly. This self-massage technique helps to release muscle tightness and / or trigger points, helping soft tissues repair and return to normal ...

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Cox® Technique: Treating Cervical Spine Pain in Calgary


Do You Have Cervical Spine Pain in Calgary? We're Here to Help! Do you have cervical spine pain in Calgary and are looking for effective treatment? If so, the Cox® Technique may be for you! What is the  Cox® Technique all about anyways, you might ask? In short, this revolutionary method originated nearly 40 years ago, while the protocols for treating cervical spine pain, slipped discs and...

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5 Tips for Maintaining Good Posture… from a Chiropractor!


5 Simple Tips for Maintaining Good Posture Having bad posture can affect your life in consequential ways - and quickly at that! It doesn’t take long for your body to begin compensating for strained soft tissues because of sitting, walking or lifting improperly, so why not educate yourself on some simple tips for maintaining good posture and attempt to avoid such issues all together!? Here a...

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