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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

May 29, 2017
Moms: The Secret To Leaving An Impact And A Legacy

Moms are generous givers of themselves.  So when our moms are healthy in body, mind, and spirit, we all reap the benefits. Their presence has the potential to impact generations — and so does their absence. Poor health is a thief that robs moms of the power of their impact by either relegating them to … Continued

April 17, 2017
The Weather Isn’t The Cause of Your Migraines

  As much as you may be appreciating the arrival of warmer temperatures here in Ottawa, migraine sufferers can find this time of year particularly challenging. The frequent swings in atmospheric pressure that come with the changing weather systems at this time of year can have sufferers reeling. “But didn’t you say migraines aren’t caused … Continued

January 22, 2017
Success Comes From Keeping it Simple

Welcome to a new year, a clean slate, a fresh start. Yes, these phrases may have become clichés but the reality is this can be your best year EVER if you commit to doing the small things well and consistently. Let’s keep it really simple. What matters most to you? What do you want to … Continued