Welcome to the Kos Chiropractic Blog

The physicians at the Kos Chiropractic Centre pride themselves on discovering and utilizing the best ideas for improving and maintaining your health. The ideas you read about on our blog will be the distillation of years of clinical experience, observation, research and experimentation. We are Drs. Gregory Kos, B.A., B.Sc., D.C., FCCRS(C), Dr. Jason Stevens, B.Sc., D.C., Dr. Natalie Carriere, B.PE., D.C., and Dr. Sara Korsunsky, B.Sc., N.D. You can…

The Importance of Magnesium to Muscular Health

In our culture one of the most overlooked problems of physical medicine is the underlying muscular pain and difficulties that take place as a result of magnesium (Mg) deficiency. Deficiency of any nutrient takes place for two principle reasons: Lack of uptake Increased loss To speak to the first issue there are a number of variables that affect the absorption/uptake of Mg: Vitamin D deficiency… which is important for the uptake…

Tips for Runners

As spring/summer approaches in Winnipeg the weather allows for us to get out and stretch our legs. One of the best and most common ways of doing that is running. Injuries associated with running are an unfortunate but all too common occurrence. Understanding a running injury is the key to effective treatment. Running involves maintenance of a specific posture with tremendous muscle exertion over a long period of time. This…

Interesting facts you might not know about stretching

Stretching and flexibility are important but when is it best to stretch and how much? If you are an occasional runner or exercise a few times per week the research indicates some fascinating facts about stretching and injury risk. Here is what the latest research is telling us about stretching: Stretching before or after exercising does not confer protection from muscle soreness. Stretching before exercising does not seem to confer…

Chiropractic and Neck Pain

Seeing a chiropractor or engaging in light exercise relieves neck pain more effectively than relying on pain medication, new research shows. Click here to go to article


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