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

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