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A Guide to Taking the Vitamins

March 20/2020 By
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With everything going on right now in the world with the Coroavirus (COVID-19), staying healthy is our number one priority. It is a great time to learn about how vitamins and minerals can help boost your immune system. You are likely thinking to yourself…”where do I start”? Don’t worry, this post will guide you in the right direction just keep reading. Something important to note before considering taking vitamins is that everyone’s vitamin needs are different. Not every vitamin will be what every person needs in their daily lives. If you are unsure what vitamins are suitable for you to be taking,…

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How To Make Homemade Hand Sanitizer

March 13/2020 By
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Hello everyone! This is going to be a very short and sweet blog. Cononaviruses like COVID-19 can spread through human contact. It has shown to be very effective to curb the spread of it by washing your hands. Hand sanitizer can be just as effective and is much easier when you are out and about. So for all of you people out there that were too late to purchase hand sanitizer, here is a recipe to make your own! Isopropyl Alcohol Aloe vera gel 8 – 10 drops of essential oils Put into a bowl and mix it together, funnel…

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Tips to Combat the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Oakville Chiropractic Centre

March 13/2020 By
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I am sure everyone has been following the news and the recent developments in the COVID 19, also known as the Coronavirus outbreak. We advise you to be very careful when listening to the news and make sure to do your own research on the topic from RELIABLE sources. If there is one thing that social media brings us…it is a lot of misinformation. Here are the facts we know for sure according to the CDC (Centre for Disease Control): There is no vaccine for the coronavirus It is stronger than the common flu with a 3% mortality rate, the…

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Busting Some Common Chiropractic Myths

February 28/2020 By
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Many Canadians continue to have questions about the role that Chiropractors play in our healthcare system and the benefits this type of alternative medicine can have on your health. Dr. Nishma Apanna of the Oakville Chiropractic Centre is busting these common myths about the profession of Chiropractors and the practice in general. Once you see a Chiropractor you have to keep going back Contrary to popular belief this is false. When seeking care from a Chiropractor, we will perform an assessment including a detailed history and physical examination to determine the cause of pain or dysfunction. From these observations a…

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What are the Benefits of Orthotics?

February 26/2020 By
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Our Oakville Chiropractor Dr. Brian Huggins is often asked if orthotics would be a good solution for his patients and what is the benefit of being casted and fit for Orthotics. Have a read to understand the benefits of wearing Orthotics! Orthotics are custom inserts that can be placed directly into shoes to correct dysfunction in the feet and ankles. Foot Orthotics can help to reduce foot pain caused by medical conditions such as arthritis, bunions, plantar fasciitis, flat feet, diabetes and other aches and pains in the body (not just the feet). These inserts can offset pressure that is…

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What is Myofascial Release Therapy (MRT)?

February 26/2020 By
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Here at the Oakville Chiropractic Centre, our doctors often get questioned about “MRT”? What is  MRT? How does MRT work? Am I the right candidate for MRT? All great questions. Dr. Nishma Appanna has answered your questions below! What is MRT? Let’s start with the basics. MRT stands for Myofascial Release Therapy. It is a type of treatment that focuses on releasing muscular shortness and tightness. Most patients seek myofascial release therapy after losing flexibility or function following an injury or if they are experiencing ongoing pain in the muscles. How does MRT work? MRT works by releasing trigger points…

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Can Chiropractic Care help increase my energy levels?

February 11/2020 By
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The most experienced Chiropractor Oakville has to offer, Dr. Brian Huggins often gets asked by his patients about energy levels. More specifically, the lack of energy so many of us experience. When it comes to your energy levels it is important to note that a lack of energy can be coming from many things, but one that is often overlooked is poor posture and stress on your spine. We see this all the time at our Oakville Chiropractic clinic. Patients come in feeling sluggish and tired. After a few sessions with one of our Chiropractors, patients often feel more energized…

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Should I see a Chiropractor after a car accident?

February 05/2020 By
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Have you ever been in a car accident? Or do you know a loved one who has? Did you know the long term effects of even a small fender bender can cause serious aches and pains later in life if you do not treat your body with the proper care after the accident. Many are unaware that Chiropractic care can help if you have been in a motor vehicle accident (MVA)! You might have never thought of it as your first option, but we can help heal even severe motor vehicle accident injuries without the use of prescription painkillers (which…

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Tips from the Oakville Chiropractic Centre for Fighting the Flu

January 28/2020 By
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It’s that time of the year again. The flu season is upon us, and this time of the year can really be a hassle for most people. You might have days where you feel rundown and tired, have trouble regulating your body temperature, not to mention tummy troubles, constant coughing and a runny nose.  Here are 5 helpful flu fighting tips from our Oakville Chiropractor Dr. Appanna, that you can take into consideration if you’re feeling under the weather. Care for your immune system by going to the Chiropractor Your immune system is your primary defense against any type of infection.…

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How to Manage Tennis Elbow and Golfers Elbow

January 22/2020 By
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At the Oakville Chiropractic Centre, we treat many different types of injuries. One that our chiropractors in Oakville often come across in their patients is Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis) and Golfers Elbow (Epicondylitis). Tennis and golfers’ elbow are typically defined as overuse injuries of the arm, elbow and wrist that cause degeneration in the tendons of the muscles that are used for extending and bending the wrist as well as hand gripping.  People with this condition will have pain on either side of their elbow, in their forearm or wrist that is brought on with wrist or elbow movements and/or excessive…

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Tips to Minimize Pregnancy Related Back Pain

January 15/2020 By
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Pregnancy is nothing new to the staff here at the Oakville Chiropractic Centre. In the past 2 years our staff has had 4 babies! See what our Oakville Chirorpactor, Dr. Nishma Appanna has to say about minimizing back pain during pregnancy. Did you know that at least half of pregnant women experience back pain? Pregnancy can cause a lot of stress on your spine and the muscles around your low back. With all the extra weight the mother carries during these 9 months it can be tough for her to carry on with her daily routines. So, you might be thinking…

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She’s Back! Welcome Back Dr. Tiffany Huggins

January 07/2020 By
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Some of you may have been wondering where Dr. Tiffany Huggins has been…well, I will let her tell you! Here is a message from the doc herself: Hello and Happy New Year! While this is the year to reflect, as hindsight is of course 20/20, it is only fitting that I look back and give thanks for the past two amazing years I spent at home with my children. In December of 2017, my daughter Georgia was born, and I decided with her and my son Liam both at home, it was the perfect opportunity to raise my children full-time.…

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Does Chiropractic Reduce Pain During Pregnancy?

December 06/2019 By
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If you have experienced pregnancy or been around a pregnant woman, you know what a physical and emotional roller coaster it can be. While it is a very exciting time, those hormones are all over the place resulting in physical and emotional changes. At the Oakville Chiropractic Centre, we have not only treated several pregnant women but many of our staff members have also experienced pregnancy and been treated by our doctors. The body is constantly changing and growing to make room for the baby and to prep for delivery. The ligaments are stretching and the pelvic joints are adjusting…

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