category: Chiropractic

Understanding Pain

May 01, 2021

The fastest and most predictable response to an injury is how fast the system responds to it. In the acute phase, the body does its job to heal itself. The most complicated and least predictable response is how much pain you are going to experience from it. Pain scientist, Lorimer Moseley, says that pain never […]

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Let’s Make Your Posture Great Again

April 07, 2021

That is a delicate question. We know posture matters, but how much? There are different lenses through which we can look at posture and its effects. When it comes to training and heavy loading, posture really matters to have that stable base and alignment from which to begin. If we are to look at it […]

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Successful Life and Aging Starts With Movement

March 01, 2021

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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Honour Your Neurology, Upgrade Your Health

January 30, 2021

The inner workings of our bodies are complex and exciting but, when we look at the neurological system, we can learn the bedrock from which to build and support ourselves for optimum health. Optimizing our nervous system is different than looking at our health through the lens of disease or degradation. If we are to […]

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How to Boost Your Psychological and Physiological Immune System

January 05, 2021

It matters.  We may find ourselves challenged in many practical ways right now, but I think this collective pause also challenges us in many ideological ways as well.  This particular time has made me think of what is in my radar. In the constraints of this pandemic, whether it be tent cities, empty shopping malls, […]

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Pain: What Is It Good For?

September 02, 2020

There’s nothing more damaging to a human, a society, or a culture than a suitcase word. Something that is so big that you can throw everything in it with no approximation to control it.  Pain can be one of these concepts. It covers such an array of areas and has such a broad association of […]

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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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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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