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

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

April 30, 2018
Want a Healthy, Happy Family? Do This!

Our family is looking forward to lots of quality time together this summer! Knowing how short this sunny season can be, we’ve already pulled out our calendars and made a plan for every weekend that we have free from other commitments. We encourage you to do the same. Here are three activities to do with … Continued

April 9, 2018
Good Posture While Driving

Join Dr. Derek Haughton as he takes this latest helpful video “on the road”! Obviously I’m not in my regular office, but for many people our cars are our second office.  Something we do frequently is not using our mirrors in our car to optimize our posture while driving. I want you to learn today … Continued

January 24, 2018
5 Things the Best Chiropractic Patients Do

Are you getting the most out of your chiropractic care and ensuring the best outcome for your health and your relationship with your chiropractor? Here at Ascension Chiropractic Health Centre in downtown Ottawa we have amazing patients. Let’s look at the 5 things the best chiropractic patients do to maximize their chiropractic experience.  1.  The … Continued

November 27, 2017
Don’t Be Unbalanced This Winter

In my last blog, I talked about beginning your New Year on December 1st and the reasons why that would help you to have the best winter ever.  Now let’s take a look at the five different areas of your life to consider when deciding on your goals and resolutions. Here at Ascension Chiropractic, at … Continued

November 20, 2017
Want Your Best Winter Ever? Start the New Year on December 1st

Hate winter? Do this one thing. As a chiropractor in downtown Ottawa, I endure long, cold winters. I can’t count how many times I hear from my patients “I hate winter”, or “I’m not a winter person”. Let’s change what we are telling ourselves and embrace winter for what it really is – an opportunity! … Continued

June 13, 2017
Eleven Things My Dad Taught Me

  Here are just eleven of the many things my Dad taught me over the 30 years I was blessed to spend with him. I hope they serve you as well as they’ve served me. #1. Pursue what you love and who you love, and don’t ever stop! This includes: -the things you’re gifted in … Continued