October 25, 2018

For the last 10 years at Lee Chiropractic Clinic, we have been providing newsletters and information on aging well, which equates with taking care of your spine for the long haul. This means we treat more than the symptoms - we also look to find the cause which may be...

With the heatwave hitting the lower mainland many of us will try and keep cool. Some of us might have refreshing drinks; others might find a building with air conditioning while some will hit up the local beach or community pool. Swimming isn’t just a great way to stay...

During the Winter Olympics this year, Finland’s snowboard coach could be seen knitting on the slopes. It was a surprising sight and made many curious as to why it was necessary. It turns out that knitting can decrease stress and anxiety; with April being stress awarene...

February 8, 2018

New research explains why prolonged rest is not advised after an acute injury or musculoskeletal problem and that recovery should include joint and muscle stimulation (movement).

Every injury and musculoskeletal problem is unique, and there is no standard protocol for a...

January 11, 2018

Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) - also known as Cold Laser Therapy - uses specific light energy (photons) from the visible red (630nm) to infrared (1000nm) wavelengths for tissue healing and pain reduction. Unlike surgical lasers, LLLT does not produce heat. Numerous st...

November 16, 2017

A review of previous research studying the effectiveness of yoga for chronic (>3 months) low back pain patients found strong evidence to support yoga for short term improvements in pain, back specific disability, and general overall improvement. Over the long term, the...

Ankle sprains are the most common injury in sports, accounting for 40% of all injuries and 10% of ER visits. Sometimes ankle sprains are relatively minor and they heal on their own, but it’s estimated that long term sequelae occur in up to 50% of people with lateral an...

How Awareness, Control and Environment Impact Posture

Posture Month is an annual reminder to find out how your posture changed over the last year… for better or for worse.

From workplace warriors to aging boomers who want to stay active, there’s confusion about what’s po...

After reviewing the current research, the American College of Physicians (ACP) updated a 2007 guideline to suggest conservative treatments that includes spinal manipulation and exercise as the initial choice for low back pain patients.


Low back pain is one of the most...

February 24, 2017

Proper breathing is important for improving your core and stabilizing your spine. This will create the foundation you need to deal with the postures and movements of daily life, as well as during exercise and sports. If breathing and stabilization are incorrect, then y...

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