category: Chiropractic

Racism & Me

June 24, 2020

By Dr. Tabrizi BA, DC, DO As someone who likes to make sense of things, the world is a difficult place right now. On the topic of systemic racism, I neither want to preach nor project, but can only speak from my own experience. I could easily be accused of making a judgement error. That […]

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Keep Calm, Wash Your Hands, and Clean Your Cellphone

April 13, 2020

Our brains are primed to notice everything going wrong. The diagnosis of athletes and celebrities, and being out of toilet paper. In times of fear, our brains like certainty and can send us on the search for more information. Yet research shows that being obsessed with the news can create anxiety and stress that can […]

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Successful Life and Aging Starts With Movement

March 02, 2020

Movement is medicine. Wrong. Movement is life. Movement is what separates us from plants. While they exogenously produce chemicals to keep predators away, we have the freedom to move. In our most primitive form, we had the flight or freeze response—that is something that we share with other mammals. The fight response emerged later as […]

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Be A Hero In Tri-Zero: Exploring Men’s Health In Fertility

February 01, 2020

They say that you can’t pick your parents—including their behaviors and habits, not just the genes. Procreation and survival have been the common thread throughout human history, so it is natural that we apply what we know now to optimize these most basic elements of life. In considering fertility and fetal development, the focus is […]

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Health is a State of Action

December 30, 2019

In saying ‘when you do better, you know better’, there must be an acknowledgement that doing requires an expenditure of energy. As we head into resolution season, there are some important things to know about the brain and its correlation with energy if we are to maximize and properly allocate our energetic resources. First, the […]

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The Lens and Aperture of Depression – Mind and Body

November 29, 2019

Depression is multi-faceted in how it affects our bodies and lives. It affects our mood, our cognition, our relationships, and our pain, and generally affects our desire to move and participate in our environment. While I think it is important to understand that sometimes depression is a normal reaction to a life challenge, it occurs […]

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Suicide: Every Minute Counts

October 21, 2019

It was an ordinary day. And then it wasn’t. I was rushing down Yonge Street to get to the next thing I had to do, when a man fell from overhead and landed on the sidewalk, ending his own life directly in front of me. I did not know this man. I have no idea […]

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Top Six Mindset Tips to Successfully Transform Your Injury and Yourself

September 30, 2019

What constitutes an optimal recovery mindset? Through over 20 years of clinical experience of observing those patients who were able to overcome their pain and injuries, and navigating my own personal experience, I have come to understand the importance of this aspect of, not only recovery, but healing and transformation. It shapes how you experience […]

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Is Your Back Pain Wrecking Your Game?

August 30, 2019

Let’s talk about sex, baby. Let’s talk about you and your back… Being in pain can reduce your excitement, enthusiasm, and options when it comes to many areas of your life. That includes your sex life. With 90% of people experiencing low back pain at some point in their life, patients sometimes question me as […]

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Don’t Jump Outside Your Comfort Zone, Expand It

May 22, 2019

There is an interplay between how our brain functions and how we experience the world. We are complex beings whose genes, history, and culture are in collaboration with the complex structure that is the brain. Learning how our brain works and how to best leverage its strengths is key to how we perceive, and therefore […]

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