182019Oct
A Night Out at the West Jet Fall Wine Festival!

A Night Out at the West Jet Fall Wine Festival!

Last weekend was the annual West Jet Fall Wine Festival.  Held at the Kelowna airport’s Carson Air hanger, this event gives you the opportunity to taste your way through a variety of the Okanagan’s delicious wines. If you have a love for wine this is the perfect night out.  Personally I prefer a white wine;…

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202019Sep
Infant Massage and You!

Infant Massage and You!

Parents have an intuitive instinct to touch and move their new baby, either for comfort, play, or to show love and affection.  The technique of massage is a purposeful extension of this innate behavior and is a valuable activity to improve mobility and aid in relaxation. As baby grows its body adapts from the fetal…

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152019Aug
Did you know Chiropractic is safe during pregnancy!?

Did you know Chiropractic is safe during pregnancy!?

Chiropractic care is an integral part of prenatal and postpartum care.  It helps keep a pregnant mom feeling good and assists her in coping with the physical stresses of an ever-changing body. As women transition through their pregnancy, there is an increase in elasticity of connective tissues, which are the ligaments and muscles in your…

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72019Jul
Motor Point Acupuncture – What’s All the “Buzz” About?

Motor Point Acupuncture – What’s All the “Buzz” About?

You most likely have heard about acupuncture, but you may or may not have heard about motor point acupuncture! If you’ve been around our clinic in last several months there’s a good chance you have heard people talking about this style of acupuncture and if you want to learn more, read along! Motor point acupuncture…

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212019Jun
Baby Handling – The Do’s & the Don’t’s

Baby Handling – The Do’s & the Don’t’s

At Active Living, we treat a lot of babies for various concerns and general wellness. Complaints we see most often in the clinic for babies include: Baby is restless and irritable Not sleeping well Crying often Baby is happy when moving Difficulty digesting Digestion appears to be painful Long period of time between bowel movements…

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222019Mar
Turning the Big 4-0: What does it mean to you?

Turning the Big 4-0: What does it mean to you?

I recently reached a chronological milestone, the big 4-0! I am a fortunate guy, being the recipient of an incredible surprise party with family and friends. Turning 40 has various meanings, however one aspect I was curious to review were recommended disease screening tests for men in their 5th decade of life. The renowned John…

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212019Feb
Palm Trees, Giraffe’s, & Ice Cream in Palm Springs

Palm Trees, Giraffe’s, & Ice Cream in Palm Springs

    This winter, we took our kids down to Palm Springs! We got to stay in a fancy house that had 2 orange trees in the front yard, and grapefruit and lemon trees in the back. Needless to say, we were juicing everyday.  There were heated pools in the neighbourhood, so we went swimming…

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102019Feb
Active Living Turns 10!

Active Living Turns 10!

Here is a look back on the last decade from my perspective: It feels like just yesterday. I was fresh out of school, hoping to purchase a friend’s practice in Kelowna as they were moving to Holland. I missed out on that purchase (I wasn’t licensed in time) and decided to start a practice. How…

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252019Jan
Please Welcome the K-Laser Platinum 4!

Please Welcome the K-Laser Platinum 4!

You may have heard by now that we have a new member joining our Active Living team! Our newest member is the K-Laser Platinum 4! If you haven’t had a chance to check it out for yourself yet, you may have some questions about K-Laser and it’s benefits. Keep reading to find out more! If…

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