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How to Prevent Neck Pain

Author : Dr. Grewal | Date: 8/11/2022

Texting or looking down at your cell phone or mobile device for any length of time puts excessive strain on your neck. If you spend a lot of time on the phone, be sure to avoid tilting your head to the side or cradling your phone in the crook of your neck. Irritation to the facet joints of the lower cervical vertebrae in your neck can result in muscle trigger point pains. Trigger points are small knots in the muscle or fascia—which is a layer of tissue under your skin and around the muscle—that c .... Continue Reading

Back to School Posture Assessment

Author : Dr. Grewal | Date: 8/4/2022

It's time to start your back-to-school shopping as the start of the new school year is quickly approaching. A backpack will undoubtedly be on the long list of essential equipment. It's crucial that you provide the suitable backpack for your children and watch out for how they wear it. An ergonomically sound backpack will reduce the strain and pain that carrying one might bring. At Foundations Family Chiropractic, Dr. Grewal wants to ensure that each child is carrying the appropriate backpack. If .... Continue Reading

Chiropractic Care During Pregnacy

Author : Dr. Grewal | Date: 7/19/2022

Your body undergoes many changes throughout pregnancy to support the healthy growth and development of your unborn child. Pregnancy symptoms may include swollen feet, surging hormones, aches, and pains can be frequent. At Foundations Family Chiropractic, it is Dr. Grewal’s goal is to alleviate these symptoms, while using the Torque Release Technque. Chiropractic treatment involves adjusting misaligned joints or vertebrae to take pressure off the surrounding nerves, muscles, and soft tissues. Your .... Continue Reading

How Do Chiropractors Treat Headaches?

Author : Dr. Grewal | Date: 7/7/2022

At Foundations Family Chiropractic, we use spinal and postural scans to determine if poor posture or spinal misalignment is the cause of your headaches. With these scans, Dr. Grewal is able to perform spinal adjustments using the Torque Release Technique, to improve the way the bones in the neck work. Chiropractic adjustments also alleviate any stresses to your system that may trigger headaches. Dr. Grewal may also guide patients through corrective exercises to alleviate pain. If you have any ot .... Continue Reading

Importance of Water For Overall Health

Author : Dr. Grewal | Date: 6/17/2022

As we head into summer we should expect the temperature to increase, which means we get a little more thirsty than normal. However some people simply just don't drink enough water. Since our body is mostly made of water, we need to constantly stay hydrated. Staying hydrated has many benefits for instance it detoxifies our blood and organs, improves our digestions and kidney functions, increases our immune function, and nourishes the brain. It also helps with pain by lubricating our joints, it .... Continue Reading

Kids Sports Injuries & Chiropractic:

Author : Dr. Grewal | Date: 6/9/2022

With summer just around the corner and kids being off school, they will be out playing more sports and spending more time outside. Sports are great for children's development but it also comes with injuries. Most injuries that kids face include the lower legs (ankles, knees) arms (wrists, elbows, shoulders) and the spine. Our Surrey chiropractor can help change and relax the joints and muscles that the kids have hurt playing sports, and reestablish a normal, relaxed body. At Foundations Family .... Continue Reading

Digestion & The Spine Are Connected

Author : Dr. Grewal | Date: 6/2/2022

Digestive issues are commonly associated with poor nutrition however that is not always the cause. People’s digestive tract receives signals from the spinal cord in order to work properly your nerves must be communicating adequately. It is common to see people having low back or mid back issues with their spine also have digestive issues such as constipation or bloating. Our Surrey Chiropractor will use a specific technique to make sure the spine is properly aligned, he takes a look at the sublux .... Continue Reading

Summer Tips from Dr.Grewal

Author : Dr. Grewal | Date: 5/17/2022

Summer may appear to be a time to unwind, but it may also be frantic. Trying to keep your kids amused while working might be tiring. There are also lots of summer events to participate in! Maintain a healthy, active, and happy family by maintaining a balanced schedule. Here are some summer health suggestions to think about: Remember to drink lots of water, stretch, and nap as necessary. Before you go hiking, riding, or swimming, warm up your body. During the day, wear a light layer of com .... Continue Reading

Active Adults

Author : Dr. Grewal | Date: 5/10/2022

Chiropractic care is a fantastic supplement to any active adult's health and wellbeing routine. Our Surrey Chiropractor located in Cloverdale is one of the most popular types of alternative medicine among older adults. Using Torque Release Technique our chiropractic offices provide an alternative treatment option for active adults seeking a more holistic approach to preventative medicine and active medical treatments. Adults frequently combine standard medicine and chiropractic to obtain the gre .... Continue Reading

Hip Discomfort

Author : Dr. Grewal | Date: 4/30/2022

During your pregnancy, the body undergoes tremendous changes to accommodate the expansion of your baby and prepare for delivery, hormones flow, dietary requirements increase, your center of gravity shifts, and muscles and tissues stretch. Pregnant women may experience hip pain in many ways - “ low back pain, pain on one side of the hip, or even hip pain in the front.'' Some may even experience sacroiliac joint pain. Depending on your specific condition, our pregnancy chiropractor in Surrey will .... Continue Reading

Growing Healthy Kids

Author : Dr. Grewal | Date: 4/19/2022

Chiropractic for your child on a regular basis is quite beneficial. There is a lot of physical stresses in a child's life after delivery. Toddlers who are learning to crawl and walk frequently fall. Their young bodies are subjected to a great deal of trial and error. Poor posture, as well as more physically demanding sports and bigger burdens to carry, are thrown into the mix as a toddler grows into a youngster. As children get older, they are exposed to increasing amounts of stress. They will .... Continue Reading

Foundation to a Healthy Life

Author : Dr. Grewal | Date: 3/8/2022

When people are in discomfort, they go to a chiropractor, but Seeing the doctor while you're feeling great is a relatively new notion that is gaining traction. 100% of people visit their local chiropractor on a regular basis, not just when they have back problems. Several health difficulties have lately arisen as a result of lifestyle choices that may not often manifest symptoms until the effects are well established.You won't feel wonderful if you consume poorly prepared food and become ill to e .... Continue Reading

Managing Headaches

Author : Dr. Grewal | Date: 3/1/2022

Most Canadians will have at least one headache during their lives; however, the cause of the headache varies from person to person. Indeed, headache causes might include things like the environment, diet, stress, dehydration, and more. Muscles, joints, ligaments, and nerves can all produce or refer headaches or discomfort to the head. Chiropractic adjustments can help decrease headache pain by correcting the natural curvature of the neck and the alignment of the spine. It also supports better spi .... Continue Reading

How is TRT beneficial?

Author : Dr. Grewal | Date: 3/1/2022

TRT is specific where the torque allows specific frequency in order to normalize nerve function with the quick impulses. This reliable tool delivers consistency and effective treatment. It ensures that the right amount of energy is delivered in every adjustment. TRT offers lasting results because it looks at treating the root of the health issues. TRT addresses back pain, neck pain, anxiety, headaches, balance, sleep, low energy, digestive issues, dizziness etc. The integrator tools' purpose is d .... Continue Reading

Mindset Shift

Author : Dr. Grewal | Date: 2/24/2022

A person's thinking has a significant impact on their ability to make and maintain healthy lifestyle choices. A chiropractor may assist a patient in gaining an "empowered" attitude toward their health, wellbeing, and recovery, helping them live in optimal health from the inside out. Foundations Family Chiropractic located in Surrey, BC focuses on areas such as enhancing interpersonal relationships, time and stress management, and maintaining healthy sleeping patterns to minimize low back discomfo .... Continue Reading

Treatment Plan on Neck

Author : Dr. Grewal | Date: 2/10/2022

You're not alone if you're experiencing neck pain, stiffness, or discomfort. Acute or chronic neck discomfort is thought to afflict anywhere from 16 percent to 75 percent of persons in different parts of the world.The majority of our days are spent sitting and staring at computer displays or mobile devices. After that, we go home and watch television or spend more time on our phones and tablets. This way of living puts a lot of strain on our necks, frequently leading to postural problems that a .... Continue Reading

Why is chiropractic care crucial for pregnancy?

Author : Dr. Grewal | Date: 12/2/2021

Many may assume chiropractic care can be risky during pregnancy, however the Surrey chiropractor ensures it brings nothing but positive benefits for the journey. Around 50% of pregnant women experience aching and pain in the lower back at several points during their pregnancy. This is where chiropractic care comes in to help with relieving the pain. The Surrey chiropractor uses the Webster technique which is catered for pregnant women. This technique is a very gentle chiropractic technique design .... Continue Reading

Learn more about our most used method of care the Torque Release Technique (TRT)

Author : Dr. Grewal | Date: 11/25/2021

Dr.Grewal examines the spinal column to assess and pinpoint the regions where the nervous system has sustained damage, using the integrator tool for all adjustments. The integrator makes a clicking noise and provides a fast impulse into the muscles located in the spinal column. The technique replicates what hands do but with more specificity and less force. The Surrey Chiropractor uses the tool to deliver a frequency where nerve function is failing. Think of it as a jumpstart to the body's electr .... Continue Reading