Chiropractic Health & Wellness Blog

To trick or treat?

31 Oct

Yes I want kids my to trick or treat, have a good time, get dressed up and tour around this Halloween. It’s fun and I don’t want to be a wet blanket (although I could dress up as one easily considering the weather) On the other hand, the mass amount of candy….wrapped in plastic…full ora ingredients has me shaking my head….alot! Dr. Peever is ready for Halloween artificial ingredients has me…

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23 Oct

Elder-licious! Elderberry Syrup

Elder-licious! Did you know that elderberries have been found to be effective in clinical trials against the flu virus? It’s the “little berry that could”. The study is titled Anti-influenza activity of elderberry (Sambucus nigra) and is published in the Journal of Functional Foods in March 2019.  The study’s abstract…

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21 Oct

CPR

Over the weekend we (Dr. Ken Peever and Dr. Callum Peever) refreshed on our CPR and First Aid skills with a group of great Chiropractors.  We were able to host the training at our Chiropractic centre in Mississauga at Erin Mills Optimum Health. We refreshed on the 30:2 compressions of CPR for adults, children and infants.  We re-learned how to save someone who was choking with 5 thrusts to the back and 5 thrusts using the heimlich maneuver. We also learned first aid approaches to cuts, wounds, burns, broken bones, and weather dependant injuries.  Heart attacks, strokes, and diabetic emergencies were also reviewed and practiced.…

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11 Oct

Learning from Dr. Carter

We had the opportunity to learn from Dr. Jim Carter on the weekend and enjoyed the chance.  Dr. Jim Carter was a big part of our office developing into the Chiropractic centre it is today in Mississauga but he now lives in Australia.  Fortunately, he was able to make it…

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20 Sep

Delicious School Lunches discussed by Mississauga...

It’s a big “mom-win” when kids like AND eat all of their school lunch at pick up time from school! When children are able to eat balanced meals (including protein and avoiding artificial colours and flavours), they have abundant energy, can focus in class and feel grounded (not anxious). These…

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16 Sep

Activator Institute VT Virtual Training

Activator Methods International recently released the Activator Institute VT or Virtual Training through Lightspeed. I was given an opportunity to explore the virtual training in preparation for instructing at the upcoming Toronto Activator seminar in November 2019. Here are some screenshots of the Activator Institute VT course: I greatly enjoyed…

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