Author: Dr. Malik

You don’t have to be a chiropractor to know that our backbones are some of the most important bones in our bodies. They protect our spinal cord and for most people, they keep us walking straight and tall. For a person with scoliosis, however, the spine can also be the source of a number of…

If you have ever suffered from back pain, you know how debilitating it can be. Simple tasks such as sitting to standing, or putting on shoes can become excruciating. In fact, I have had many new moms tell me that their back pain experience was worse than the pain they felt during labor and delivery. …

Fresh salmon and fresh veggies, that you probably have in your fridge, make up this easy salad. Fresh salmon takes approximately the same amount of time to cook as the pasta but go with canned if that’s what you have on hand. Growing up by the sea, I’ve eaten a fair amount of salmon and…

As the summer approaches, Ontarians are trading their toques, mittens and gloves for baseball caps, spring jackets and even, dare I say, t-shirts. The summer is the perfect time for Ontarians to take a break from winter and fly off to warmer destinations. Unfortunately, plane trips, whether they be long or short, can take a…

By Dr. Tanvi Tijoriwala, Naturopathic Doctor   Have you ever felt frustrated because you have been dieting and working out for some time, but the number on the scale doesn’t seem to budge?  If you have tried everything from the keto diet to calorie counting to HIT workouts to yoga and nothing seems to work to…

A recent study published in the Frontiers of Psychology the best time of day for men and women to achieve the best results from exercise.  The study of 30 men and 26 women – all active and healthy, and between 25 and 55 years old – lasted 12 weeks and monitored the effects of a…

One of the most common misconceptions I encounter at the clinic is the idea that exercising arthritic joints is harmful. This may be true for severely arthritic and injured joints, but for the majority of people, this is not the case. A new draft guideline by the National Health Service in the UK is encouraging…

Gardening is a great way for you to stay active and have fun in the sun. Unfortunately, many Ontarians sustain gardening injuries that can be easily prevented with a little know-how. In fact, today I had a patient complaining of low back after lifting ten bags of soil from his car to the backyard!  If…

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