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Acupuncture NOW AVAILABLE with Dr. Ryan
Wednesday afternoons 1:30-5pm
Tuesday Night Walking Group starting soon!
Talk to Dr. Amanda about details
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April
Tues April 26th 7:15pm- Walking Group starts

May
May 23rd - Victoria Day CLOSED
Every Tuesday 7:15pm- Walking Group

"To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow."

- Audrey Hepburn
 



 

Fruity Fun Skewers

"I was looking for a different way to serve fruit, and it just popped into my head! Why not use fruit skewers?"

Ingredients

  • 5 large strawberries, halved
  • 1/4 cantaloupe, cut into balls or cubes
  • 2 bananas, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1 apple, cut into chunks
  • 20 skewers
Directions

Thread the strawberries, cantaloupe, banana and apple pieces alternately onto skewers, placing at least 2 pieces of fruit on each skewer. Arrange the fruit skewers decoratively on a serving platter.

from AllRecipes.com


Clinic Hours

M/W  8am-5pm
T/TH 8am-7pm
F       8am-12pm
Closed for lunch everyday from 12:30pm-1:30pm

 
Massage Hours

M-F   9am-9pm

 
All massage appointments require scheduling in advance

Closed ALL Statutory Holidays
 
 


Chiropractors

Dr. Amanda Evereart D.C.

Dr. Ryan Hawkins D.C.

Massage Therapists

John Jones RMT
Monday/Tuesday/Thursday

Shawna Godin RMT
Monday to Friday 

 


Direct Billing available for:
 
  • Blue Cross
  • Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance
  • Co-operative Group
  • Great West Life
  • Green Shield
  • Industrial Alliance
  • Johnson Inc..
  • Manulife Financial (Chiropractic ONLY)
  • Maximum Benefit/Johnston Group
  • Standard Life
  • Sun Life Financial (Chiropractic ONLY)
 
Back In Motion Chiropractic Services include:
  • Chiropractic treatment
    • Diversified
    • Thompson Drop
    • COX Flexion-Distraction
    • Activator
    • AccuStim
    • SOT
    • Craniopathy
    • CMRT
    • Graston
  • Ultrasound therapy
  • Interferential therapy
  • Foot Levelers orthotics
  • Biofreeze products
    • roll on
    • gel
    • hands free gel
    • 360* spray
  • SI belt
  • Massage therapy

April 2016

Acupuncture Now Available!!
We are happy to announce that we are now able to provide Acupuncture to our patients.

Many Chiropractors use acupuncture as an adjunct to treatment, along with other techniques, to treat and prevent injuries, relieve muscle and joint pain, and to treat symptoms associated with chronic ailments.

Using Acupuncture has been around for centuries and involves using small, fine needles and inserting them into various loci on the body (depending on the condition). Sometimes additional electrical stimulation is used to in an effort to reduce pain in the area. 

Dr. Ryan has had great success with acupuncture in the treatment of muscle pain and chronic and acute injuries and looks forward to using this technique at our office!
Acupuncture is indicated: 

- for the treatment of acute and chronic injuries
- for the relief of muscle pain and trigger points (“knots”)
- to reduce inflammation 
- to relax muscles 
- to promote healing
- to reduce pain
 
What to expect?
Acupuncture is a relatively painless procedure lasting up to 15 minutes. Needles are one-time use and sterile. 

Will Acupuncture work for you?

Schedule an appointment with Dr. Ryan to discuss a treatment plan involving acupuncture.

*Additional charges apply for acupuncture treatment. If you have insurance, acupuncture with Dr. Ryan is billed under "chiropractic treatment" and is deducted from your chiropractic coverage amount.

Dr. Ryan Hawkins is a chiropractor that is licenced as a contemporary acupuncture provider. His current office hours include Wednesday afternoons from 1:30-5:00pm.

Call to schedule your appointment with Dr. Ryan.

Tuesday Night Walking Group
We will be starting our walking group back up in a few weeks. We are currently scheduled to start Tuesday April 26th. We meet at Back In Motion Chiropractic's parking lot every Tuesday night throughout the spring/summer, ready to leave for 7:15pm.
Bring your water, umbrella, jackets for whatever weather we may encounter.
FREE, bring your friends. We walk approximately 45min around Kingsville, taking different routes. Pace may vary week to week depending on group size and speed.
I great social environment to get out each week and be active.
Join us April 26th 7:15pm

The Benefits of Using Chiropractic
and Acupuncture Together


For patients who are curious or are considering a dual treatment of both Chiropractic and Acupuncture treatments, let me explain why they can work so well together.  While they have different origins and are administered through very different techniques, chiropractic adjustments and acupuncture are both excellent complementary treatments for improving and maintaining your health.  At my clinic, Aspen Wellness Center, I often use both modalities to treat a variety of symptoms.

Both Chiropractic and Acupuncture work in ways that empower the body to heal without the use of drugs, surgery or other invasive treatment.  Both are also designed to correct imbalances, prompt natural healing and restore a state of health that was formerly impeded.  Each treatment accomplishes this in its own unique way.

Chiropractic treatment is most commonly administered using targeted manual adjustments throughout the spine to correct Subluxations or obstructions that are based within the nervous system.

Acupuncture, on the other hand, is based on the overall flow of biological energy across the body's meridian points.  Just as the hands are used to adjust the spine, puncture or pressure is used to manipulate precise Meridian Points using very thin needles.  This method removes any blockages that interfere with the body's internal balance.

In many difficult to treat cases, the use of chiropractic care and acupuncture together may be the most efficient treatment method with the fastest results.  Based on your wellness goals, you can determine if a combination of Chiropractic and Acupuncture would be a successful treatment program for you.

http://bestchiropractorfortcollins.com/
the-benefits-of-using-chiropractic-and-acupuncture-together/




 
Chiropractic Care for Common Sports Injuries


Have you ever had a sports injury that limited you from playing your favorite sport? If so, you aren't alone. Whether you are a weekend sports enthusiast or an athlete, getting back to playing again is the most important thing.

That's why an injury can take time to heal and really frustrate us. We want to be back playing yesterday. That's why chiropractic care is so important. Getting your injury assessed and treatment will not only get you back on your feet faster, but also screen out any bad habits that can lead to further injury. Let's look at some of the most common sports injuries out there, and review what you can do to get it better.

Injury: Hamstring Strain

Treatment:
Follow RICE principle if injury happened within last 48 hours
  • RICE: (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation)
  • Electrotherapy, Ultrasound for swelling control
  • Stretching for increasing flexibility
  • Chiropractic adjustments to address joint tightness
  • Muscle tissue work to break up scar tissue
  • Active exercise to get back to full strength and prevent further injury
Key points to remember:
Hamstring pulls and strains are most commonly due to lack of flexibility and adequate warm up before beginning your sport. Apart from treating the area of injury, your Chiropractor will examine to see if there's any muscular imbalances. Having a tight thigh and weak hamstrings will lead to recurring injuries unless you get your muscles and joint motion back to normal.

Injury: Low back strain

Treatment:
  • Chiropractic adjustments to increase range of motion and decrease pain
  • Low back stretching exercises
  • Strengthening and core training
Key points to remember:
Majority of sports injuries to the back involve sudden twisting motions. Core strength is one of the most important goals you need to achieve if you are going to continue playing. Avoid any forward bending movements in sports, since this puts a lot of stresses to the spine and can increase risk of injury, especially if  you are being hit

To read more about from this article, click on the link below.
http://www.toyourhealth.com
/mpacms/tyh/article.php?id=1523


 


Are High Heels Worth the Cost to your MSK System?

You may love the look of high heels. However, those sleek heels could cause you physical problems which may not be worth the extra style. In fact, it has been reported that 88% of women are wearing the wrong size shoes – often compromising comfort for style or availability. Unfortunately, compromising health for fashion can take a toll on our bodies.

Higher heels may mean bigger problems. It is estimated that 3-, 2-, and 1-inch heels would place 76%, 57% and 22% more pressure on your forefoot respectively1. Wearing high heels regularly can have a long-term impact on the structure and function of your feet, but can also affect other parts of your body. So before you slip on those pumps, you may want to consider a few things:

  • Wearing high heels for longer than three hours a day can actually shorten the length of the Achilles tendon
  • High heels may be a risk factor for developing knee pain as the body weight is shifted forward which takes the hip and spine out of alignment
  • High heels are known to be a risk factor for osteoarthritis, ankle sprains, heel pain and the development of corns or bunions
  • Avoid wearing heels more than 2 inches in height
  • Wearing heels three or more times a week led to harmful muscle imbalances which could increase the risk for ankle sprains and other injuries
These may come as a surprise to many, especially to those who enjoy extra height. If you aren’t ready to kick your heels to the curb, consider the following four exercises to help reduce pain and discomfort:
  1. Standing calf stretch: Place the ball of your right foot on the edge of a stair. Keep your right leg straight and let your heel fall backward off of the step. Hold for 30 seconds, then repeat with the left foot.
  2. Hip-flexor stretch: Step backward with your right leg, both toes facing forward. Bend both knees and tuck your pelvis so your hip bones move toward your ribs. Feel a stretch in the top of the right thigh and hip. Hold for 30 seconds, then repeat with the left leg.
  3. Posterior tucks: Lie on your back, legs bent and feet on the floor. Tuck your pelvis so your hip bones curl toward your ribs. Feel your lower back gently move towards the mat. Don’t force your back down and engage the muscles between your pubic bone and belly button to initiate the tucking motion. Try to imagine you are putting on a tight pair of jeans.
  4. Toe spreading: Spread your toes five to 10 times. Try to make each toe spread evenly.
Also, talk to your chiropractor about how to prevent injury and alleviate pain or dysfunction.

http://www.chiropractic.ca/blog/is-wearing-high-heels-worth-the-price-to-your-msk-system/
 
Exercise Helps Prevent Low Back Pain

If your chiropractor recommends exercise along with spinal adjusting to help prevent back pain, they're on to something: Research continues to assert the benefits of exercise for preventing low back pain. The most recent evidence: a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Internal Medicine, which reviewed a large body of eligible research (23 studies representing more than 30,000 participants) and determined exercise alone or combined with education reduced the risk of suffering an episode of LBP.

Too many people turn to the medicine cabinet, their local pharmacy or even worse (because of the potential side effects / complications) their medical doctor for a prescription-strength medication or surgical consult when back pain flares up. As this review study suggests, there's no need to take such drastic steps, at least until conservative measures have been exhausted. Talk to your chiropractor about natural ways to prevent low back pain. You'll be glad you did.

http://www.toyourhealth.com/mpacms/tyh/article.php?id=2227

 



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