How to: Standing Chest Stretch for Increased Mobility [Video]


Step-by-Step: How to Stretch Your Chest Using a Doorway or Corner Are you sitting down somewhere looking at your smartphone this very instant? Maybe you’re at a desk browsing the web. Truth is that sitting for extended periods of time can be horrible for your back, neck and overall alignment. There are a number of simple and easy-to-do stretches you can do at home to help relieve tension ...

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Nutrition Tips: Acid-Ash & Alkaline-Ash Foods


Balancing Acid-Ash & Alkaline-Ash Foods The difference between acidic foods and alkaline foods is that the latter leaves alkalinizing minerals in the body used to neutralize excess dietary acid while acidic foods leave minerals that must be neutralized before the body can properly dispose of them. The typical pH of a healthy person’s body will be slightly alkaline. The body’s normal phy...

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Chiropractic Advice – Episode #5 – Treating Wrist Pain


Chiropractor Shares Experience w/ Treating Wrist Pain Due to Misalignment The wrist is just one of many different extremity joints of your body that may experience pain or discomfort due to chemical, emotional or physical stresses. For example, wrist pain is often caused by blunt force trauma (physical stress) that results in fractures or sprains. If you play sports, then this type of i...

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Flexion-Distraction Therapy: 5 Frequently Asked Questions


Flexion-Distraction Therapy: What You Should Know About This Technique What is Flexion-Distraction therapy and how does it work? These are two common questions many people have about flexion-distraction, a technique that many Chiropractors use to treat back pain and other health conditions related to the lumbar spine. For example, Dr. Battershill at Revelation Health Centre Chiropractic &...

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Can Your Gut Affect the Health of Your Brain?


New Research Shows Your Brain's Health is Affected by Your Gut! If you keep up to date with the latest in healing news and natural health, it’s quite possible you’ve already heard about people claiming that healing your gastrointestinal system can help heal your brain. That sounds like a reach… but is it true? With new technologies and methods, scientists have been able to increase the...

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Top 5 Benefits of Receiving Chiropractic Care Regularly


5 Benefits of Seeing a Chiropractor Regularly What are some of the benefits of receiving chiropractic care on a regular basis? Relief from symptoms such as pain in your lower back, preventative maintenance that reduces the risk of sports injuries and living a better overall healthy life are just a few. Your entire body is connected to your central nervous system. Chiropractors specialize ...

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How To: Cat-Cow Stretch for Spinal Flexibility & Pain Relief [Video]


Step-by-Step: How to do the Cat-Cow Stretch The Cat-Cow stretch, a move often used in Yoga, is a great exercise because it includes both a stretch and an extension. It’s a great stretch for people looking to increase their spinal flexibility and release tension in the back and abdomen. It has also been known to relieve pain! Dr. Keith at Revelation Health Centre is passionate about helpin...

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Chiropractic Advice – Episode #4 – How Stress Affects Performance


Chiropractor Shares Experiences w/ Treating Stress-Induced Digestive Problems & Performance Anxiety Many scientists and healthcare providers would agree that stress makes the body more hospitable for disease, like cancer, for example, as it can take its toll on the body in several different ways. Unfortunately, stress seems to be a part of the daily routine in adult life; disciplining...

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5 Habits for Maintaining a Healthy Spine


Keep Your Spine Healthy By Doing These... Keeping your central nervous system healthy is one of the most important things to do when it comes to maintaining general well-being and longevity. Your spinal cord acts as a highway for messages from your brain to the rest of your body and vice versa, therefore, if something isn’t working right, it should be a cause for concern. An unhealthy ...

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An Open Letter to Traumatic Brain Injury Patients in Canada


Dr. Battershill Speaks to Sufferers of Traumatic Brain Injury in Canada Good day, My name is John Battershill, a Chiropractor and formerly a Canadian Football League (CFL) Linebacker having played seven total seasons, six with the Calgary Stampeders and one with the Toronto Argonauts during the late 70’s and early 80’s. While playing professional football I sustained five concussions, ...

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