242020Apr
Watch Your Back! Household Hip-Hinging

Watch Your Back! Household Hip-Hinging

Hi Everyone, I just wanted to start by saying I hope everyone is staying healthy and safe out there and that all of us at Active Living cannot wait to get back to work and start seeing you again! Today’s post is a follow up of sorts to my last blog post, which was about…

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202020Mar
Pain BC: A resource for those suffering with chronic pain

Pain BC: A resource for those suffering with chronic pain

Chronic pain is a leading cause of disability in Canada. Being in pain on such a persistent basis can have debilitating effects on one’s physical, emotional and practical aspects of life. These effects can also create stress on the loved ones of those who suffer. If you are suffering chronic pain, Pain BC has developed…

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272020Jan
AcuYoga – Tell Me More!

AcuYoga – Tell Me More!

You may have heard about the AcuYoga classes we have been hosting right here at the clinic. It sounds awesome! but what is it exactly? The 1 hour yoga class is lead by Chiropractor and Yoga Instructor, Dr. Stephanie Beveridge. This is followed by a 30-minute Acupuncture assisted Savasana with Registered Acupuncturist, Nicole Albertson. There…

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152019Nov
Biodynamic Craniosacral 

Biodynamic Craniosacral 

Some of you reading this have already heard of craniosacral massage, and some have not. In this month’s blog post I’m giving a quick primer on craniosacral massage and some of its indications or reasons for possibly choosing this type of treatment. Craniosacral has been around for as long as there has been people. When…

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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 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 body. This is produced by a hormone called…

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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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