Wellness Library

Our kids are becoming broken – when do we prioritize their well-being?

By Adam Sanderson, Contributor, the Toronto Star, Jan 27, 2021 I am a public educator who has served as both a teacher and administrator. I am also the father of two young children. At the moment, I am extremely concerned. My concern is in regards to the harmful and lasting effects the current pandemic will

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Indoor and At-Home Exercises for Virtual School and Work-From-Home Families

Regular physical activity is important for overall health at all ages, especially during these government imposed measures where children are learning on computers virtually at home, and moms and dads are working at home as well, or without a job. Being active not only improves physical health, it also offers cognitive and emotional benefits including

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Sitting is Worse than Smoking and Its Impact on Your Spine

Sitting has been known for a long time to be the new “smoking.” It wreaks havoc on your spine, and sitting for extended periods is linked to chronic diseases. Unfortunately, the government measures that are imposed on us these days encourage families to sit for hours on end. To truly understand why you should avoid

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The Impact of Excessive Screen Time

From TVs to tablets: the relation between device-specific screen time and health-related behaviours and characteristics Maricarmen Vizcaíno, Matthew Buman, Tyler DesRoches & Christopher Wharton BMC Public Health 20, Article number: 1295, August 26, 202 Abstract Background The purpose of this study was to examine whether extended use of a variety of screen-based devices, in addition

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The Immediate Effects of Spinal Thoracic Manipulation on Respiratory Functions

Doo Chul Shin, PT, PhD and Yong Woo Lee, PT, DC, PhD Journal of Physical Therapy Science, September 2016; 28(9): 2547-254 Abstract [Purpose] The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of thoracic spinal manipulation therapy on respiratory function including forced vital capacity and forced expiratory volume in one second in young healthy

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Study Shows Reduction in Anxiety in Patients Undergoing Chiropractic Care

Reduction in Anxiety & Dysautonomia in Five Adult Patients Undergoing Chiropractic Care for Vertebral Subluxation: A Case Series & Review of the Literature Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research, Volume 2020 Bruce Steinberg, DC, CACCP, Kate Clodgo-Gordon, DC, David G Russell, BSc (Psych), BSc (Chiro), Cert TT Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research ~ April 17, 2020

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