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June 10, 2019
The Importance of Hydration: Are You Getting Enough Water?

What a great example nature sets for us as we witness the miracle of beautiful flowers, blooming trees, and green grass that the spring rains bring! Water is vitally important for nature and our physical bodies are no exception. Let’s look closer into why water is so important to us (especially for our spinal joints!), … Continued

May 13, 2019
The 4 Worst Habits For Your Spine You Are Doing Everyday

There are many small habits you do each day without even thinking about them.  Some of these habits could be having a negative effect on your spine and ultimately on your health overall. Which of the following 4 habits do you need to change? Carrying a heavy backpack or purse incorrectlyIf you use a backpack … Continued

April 1, 2019
Spring is a Fresh Start For Your Health Goals

The first quarter of the year is now over. How did you do on the health goals you set for yourself at the beginning of the year? If you are like most people, you probably fell off the wagon in at least one area of your life you were trying to improve. One of the … Continued

March 18, 2019
Avoid Text Neck: How to Have Good Posture With Your Smartphone

In this video, Dr. Haughton explains what is happening to your spine when you look down at your smartphone all the time and offers some practical tips on how to avoid the dreaded “text neck”. How many of you are texting everyday? Pretty much everybody. We are all familiar with the head down position of … Continued

February 20, 2019
What You Focus On Gets Magnified

Derek and I were recently discussing about how focusing on the little irritations in life can really stress us out. Oftentimes, there isn’t much we can do about them, but we let them take on more importance in our lives than they deserve. Can you relate? About a year ago, we had to replace our … Continued

February 14, 2019
Protect Yourself: Tips for Shoveling Snow Safely

Dr. Haughton takes the opportunity to speak to you in this video about how to protect yourself when shoveling snow. Click on the picture to view! We just had a major snowstorm here in Ottawa so after a day of clearing my driveway, I thought this was a great opportunity to talk about how to … Continued

January 21, 2019
A Strong Immune System is Your Superpower

Now that we are in the middle of winter, having a strong immune system is vital to avoiding the various cold and flu bugs that inevitably make their way into our kids’ schools and our workplaces. Being sick is no fun and the world doesn’t stop when you’re in bed nursing a fever.  Do yourself, … Continued

October 15, 2018
Avoiding Burnout

I know far too many people right now who are struggling with burnout or who’ve recently come out of a season of feeling depleted – physically, mentally, and emotionally. I see how this is affecting their personal lives, the lives of their families, and their performance at work. The topic of avoiding burnout is on … Continued

September 25, 2018
Why You May Be Afraid To Try Chiropractic

There are a few misconceptions about chiropractic still floating around.  After 20 years of practicing as a chiropractor in downtown Ottawa, I’ve heard my share of them.  For this reason a large part of my focus when meeting new patients is to empower them with the understanding of how their body works, the why behind … Continued

August 14, 2018
Get Your Family Schedule Back on Track!

For families with school-aged children, it is a huge understatement to say that the summer months cause a major change in the family schedule! The regular school routine is replaced with a hectic summer camp schedule, full-time daycare, or having the kids home all day looking at you expectantly to entertain them. We’ve experienced all … Continued