• What Do You Know About Neck Pain? 

    Prevention Tips

    • Stretch after an hour of television viewing or sitting at the computer. - a lot of fitness watches often alert you if it senses that you have been sitting too long without movement.
    • Work on your posture both standing and seated to keep your spine properly aligned.
    • Make sure your work station is ergonomic with good low back support.
    • Drink water to keep the disks of your spine hydrated.
    • Exercise your neck and body regularly
    • Warm up before and stretch out after physical activities such as sports, gardening or other daily projects
    • Lift heavy items safely and slowly, avoid fast jerky motions

    Some Things to Avoid

    • Cradling a phone on your shoulder or straining your neck when texting - This bent-forward position puts a great deal of added stress on bones, joints, and ligaments in your neck
    • Falling asleep on the arm of the sofa
    • Thin pillows that provide no neck support - try to sleep on your back if you can
    • Reduce overall stress and tension 

    If neck pain persists, it is best to see a health care professional to develop a personalized treatment and pain prevention plan. 

    Taking a few preventative measures will help reduce your chances of neck pain and keep you discomfort free.

    References:

    1. https://www.spine-health.com/blog/10-tips-prevent-neck-pain
    2.https://www.chiropractic.ca/resources/neck-pain/


  • Remedy now offers Chiropractic care! 

    Please welcome Dr Kevin Lai! He is available for appointments Fridays & Saturdays. 

    Dr. Kevin Lai is an integrative physician. He is a B.C. Registered Doctor of Chiropractic and an Acupuncturist. He is also a Certified Nutritionist, world recognized Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and a Personal Trainer.

    Dr. Lai received his doctor degree from The University of Western States in Portland, Oregon. He worked in many prominent clinics in thePortland area, and gained an extensive amount of experience. Dr. Lai then moved back to hishometown Vancouver, B.C. and has been providing care to his patients since.

     

    After settling in Vancouver, he obtained his degree in Acupuncture. With Acupuncture he is able to treat more internal organ problems, on top of the external physical problems he uses Chiropractic to treat. When he was younger, he obtained a bachelor’s degree from University of British Columbia, in Food and Nutritional Sciences Double Major, as Dr. Lai believes what we eat daily is tremendously importanton our health state. When it comes to integrative medicine and holistic care, Dr. Lai believes in thetraditional belief of an all-around true holistic doctor, instead of jumping between practitioners fordifferent needs. This drives him to be skilled in many areas.

     

    He is experienced at treating various problems of the general population, senior citizens, and athletes with sports injuries. With a passionfor helping others, Dr. Lai wishes to improve the longevity, health, and mood of people in theVancouver area through his knowledge of integrative medicine.


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