Welcome Dr. Eugene van Niekerk
Broadmoor Health Clinic and Dr. Don Nixdorf is pleased to announce Dr. Eugene van Niekerk is joining the Richmond practice (1972) this Friday July 03. Dr. Eugene and Dr. Don have been preparing and working closely the past month to ensure patients receive their usual and customary health care including prevention education. Spine and related [...]
Robot unlocking the secrets to balance problems
Researchers at the University of British Columbia are looking for new ways to treat patients with balance disorders. Dr. Jean-Sébastien Blouin DC, PhD, Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation Professor in Spine Biomechanics and Human Neurophysiology is leading the charge to try and develop further evidence that may later lead to better evaluation tools or even therapies [...]
Research finds back pain assessments show room for improvement
Most people who experience back pain will consult their medical doctor first for treatment and advice. In fact, one third of all office visits to a medical doctor are for spine and spine related problems. Not only is back pain a huge burden on our health care system, it has many causes and is therefore [...]
What does excessive weight really mean to your joints?
It is common knowledge that being overweight is associated with many negative health outcomes. Heart disease, diabetes and cancer are linked to obesity and are usually the diseases we jump to first. There are also other very real dangers to our muscles and joints that often present before these diseases manifest as a result of [...]
Empowered Health Season 2 Episode 3 – Spine Measurement
University of Alberta Associate Professor Dr. Greg Kawchuk explains the benefits of measuring of spinal function. His research is helping to develop new ways that clinicians can better communicate out...
Empowered Health Season 2 Episode 24 – Spinal Stenosis Research (Part 2)
Learn more about how spinal stenosis research at Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College is helping to uncover new treatments for this debilitating condition....
Empowered Health Season 2 Episode 19 – Evidence Practice Gap
How do we take research from our universities and transfer it to every day practice? Dr. André Bussières and his team are developing Clinical Practice Guidelines to help practitioners in the field t...
Empowered Health Season 2 Episode 6 – Sports Chiropractic
Dr. Elna Muñoz Johnson works with several athletes and sports teams. Chiropractic has rapidly been embraced by professional sporting associations and major events such as the Olympic games....