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How to power your child's brain with movement

Years ago, researchers believed that the health benefits of exercise were limited to the body. However, recent research has indicated that regular physical activity and movement can benefit both the body and brain. It's time to power your child's brain with movement!

Exposing the truth behind Opioids

The truth will set you free!While much of the information about how the opioid epidemic is shocking, it's important to understand how we got here. For example, when we first learned that 35 billion opioids (half of all the distributed pills) were handled by about 15% of pharmacies, it became clear that there was a network of "pill mills" that…

Finding relief without Opioids

There is no question that opioids are powerful pain killers. The problem is. . . they are also highly addictive and don't actually fix the cause of your pain. If you're struggling with chronic pain, you may be curious what your best options are for care. How can you fix the cause of your pain, find lasting relief, and avoid these harmful…

Why are Opioids so dangerous?

It's estimated that over 200 million opioid prescriptions are written each year. This use and abuse have led to an epidemic that's been fueled by chronic pain. So, why are opioids so dangerous?

Tennis elbow? But I don't even play tennis!

Did you know… tennis elbow isn't just for athletes. Lateral epicondylitis – or tennis elbow - is a painful condition that occurs when the tendons in your elbow become inflamed and overloaded as a result of repetitive motion. Because the repetitive motion that occurs is similar to that of swinging a tennis racket, it's…

Are you at risk for chronic knee pain?

Knees hurt? You're not alone. Chronic knee pain is thought to affect up to 25% of adults and can significantly limit both your mobility and quality of life. Discover how to take your life back from chronic knee pain.

Your Hip and SI Joint - What is the difference?

While figuring out the difference between hip and SI joint pain can be extremelyconfusing, being able to identify which one is the culprit is crucial when you’re looking for relief.

Headache medications cause Headaches

One of the primary side effects of many prevalent headache medications is, well... more headaches! That's right, headache medications cause headaches! Rebound headaches are often caused by the same medications you use to find relief. Even taking medications for more than just a few days may trigger overuse, or rebound, headaches...

How to get rid of daily headaches

Are you struggling with daily headaches? The good news is that many of the most common types of headaches can be reduced or even eliminated by changing just a few of your daily habits!

What type of headache do you have?

Do you know what type of headache you have? Over 90% of people will have at least one headache in their life! For some, occasional headaches can turn into a daily occurrence that disturbs both work and hobbies. In many cases, headaches aren't associated with a disease but are, instead, a result of daily habits and actions. The most common…

Why Medications Aren’t Recommended for Low Back Pain

Although NSAID medications can be purchased over the counter, it doesn't mean they don't have risks and dangers. 

Is My Leg Pain Coming from My Back?

It may seem odd to think that nagging leg, calf, or foot pain could be traced back to a low back problem…  But if you've had pain in your leg or foot, a pinched nerve in your low back may be creating your issue!  Pain that travels along a spinal nerve is called radicular pain, and it's one of the most common types of…

How to Move Your Way to Back Pain Relief

Movement is one of the best ways to recover from back pain.   In fact, science has shown us that medications and rest are actually a few of the least effective ways to find relief!  Your body is designed to move, and often it's a lack of daily movement (or chronic postural changes) that causes back pain to begin in the first…

What Causes Low Back Pain?

Low back is a big issue. In this new blog, we get to thebottom of a common question, what causes low back pain?  

How to make Facebook Healthy For You

The answer is yes… if you take the right steps to curate your feed, stay connected, and share positive stories. Your experience on Facebook is entirely up to you. Who you follow can have a dramatic impact on your mental and physical well-being. 

Finding Relief After a Car Accident without Drugs or Surgery!

Even if you don't feel immediate pain following a car accident, you may be tempted to think you don’t have a problem. However, waiting too long to seek care has been shown to increase the chances that you'll need more aggressive interventions later, so finding relief from pain soon after a car accident without drugs is…

Whiplash...The Symptoms You Need To Know

Whiplash is an injury that occurs when your body is suddenly forced backward and forward. Here are the symptoms everyone in Calgary needs to know.   It's the most common injury that happens during an automobile accident, and it's one of the leading causes of chronic neck and back pain.   While a fender bender may not seem like…

Shoulder Pain After An Accident?

Car accident in Calgary? You may be surprised to learn that shoulder injuries, like whiplash injuries, are some of the most common challenges after a car accident. If you’re driving and have your hands on the steering wheel at the time of an accident, the sudden forces created by the event can result in a torn rotator cuff.

How Long Does Whiplash Last?

Whiplash is an injury that occurs when your body is suddenly forced backward and forward. Here are the symptoms everyone in Calgary needs to know. It's the most common injury that happens during an automobile accident, and it's one of the leading causes of chronic neck and back pain.   While a fender bender may not seem like a big…

Warning Signs Of A Heart Attack!

One of the most common causes of death and serious impairments affecting our population is heart attack. This medical condition is immediately life threatening and, without swift intervention, has an extremely poor prognosis. While understanding the primary issues that can lead to a heart attack, such as inadequate physical activity, poor diet,…

February is Heart Health Month!

Like other muscles in your body, your heart needs to be exercised just like other muscles in your body. If you are not living an active lifestyle, it is never too late to start. There are many different exercises that you can do daily that will keep your heart pumping.   People who do not exercise are almost two times more likely to get heart…

Square Breathing

Square breathing, or box breathing, can help with so many conditions, like a better sleep, improved heart health, mental clarity, reduced anxiety, reduced depression, and improved cognitive function.   I teach this to all my patients who are struggling with dealing with the stress in their lives. It is an easy exercise with no prior…

Can you reverse type 2 Diabetes?

Many lifestyle factors can lead to the development of Type 2 diabetes. Obesity, an unhealthy diet, and a sedentary lifestyle are the main ones. Because type 2 diabetes is usually a "lifestyle disease", there are things you can do to either reverse or greatly improve your chances of development. 



Dr. Andrea has been a lifelong advocate of chiropractic care ever since she saw the difference it made in her younger sister’s life when she was just a child. After her sister was diagnosed with epilepsy and prescribed medication to treat the condition — which turned her into a shell of her former self — Andrea watched in amazement as chiropractic treatments stopped her sister’s seizures and negated her need for medication. From that moment on, Andrea knew she wanted to be a chiropractor so she could share the body’s amazing ability to heal itself with as many people as she can.

In pain? Find nothing seems to work?

If you’ve resigned yourself to the fact that your life will be filled with pain or discomfort because nothing or no one can seem to help you, then we have good news. Divine Spine has treated numerous patients who thought their lives were destined to be filled with pain and provided them with immediate and long-lasting relief. Contact us today to see how our computerized and consistent chiropractic adjustments can change your life forever.

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