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Family Care

Health for every generation.

 

 

At Una Vita we bring out the beauty in families.   

Your health affects everyone you love… and their health affects you.  We strive to provide the best care for every generation.

Pregnancy Care

We are certified by the International Chiropractic Paediatric Association to provide care (including Webster Technique) that enhances your health while your baby develops, by improving your alignment and the function of your body.

Paediatric Care

We are passionate about all children being checked from birth.  Check out our story and you will understand why we are absolutely dedicated to helping your child.  We use techniques specifically designed for the age of each patient.   

Performance for Kids

Our kids are under more stress than ever.  Is it any wonder more and more kids are being brought, and even asking to see an Una Vita Chiropractor?  Music, dance, sports, school, you name it.  Visit our performance page and see all the benefits your child can get from our care at Una Vita.

5 Rules to Staying Injury Free While Running

The last thing any runner wants is to be sidelined from an injury. Luckily there are ways to stay injury free and decrease your chances of needing to take an unexpected time out from training. Make sure you have the right shoes for your feet It is worth getting your...

Spring: Time to Thaw Your Frozen Shoulder

Ah, Spring! It seems like only yesterday that I was up at Whistler Blackcomb, on 7th Heaven skiing on a seemingly limitless blanket of powder.  Actually that was yesterday.  But farther down the mountain, spring has sprung, and spring-skiing aside, it is time for our...

Childhood Sport Injuries

  Childhood Sport Injuries  Childhood sport injuries are an epidemic, and it shouldn’t be a surprise. I only have to look as far as my kids’ weekly schedule.  Not only do they have gym class and running at school, there is also soccer, baseball, skiing, swimming,...

Wellness After Whiplash: 3 Steps

So you are driving home from the airport after a nice vacation with your family in Disneyland. They are asleep in the back seat and WHAM, you get rear-ended by some clown in a pickup truck. At least, that’s what happened to me last August. And like me, you may have...

The A.R.T. of Making Piriformis Syndrome Less of a Pain In The Butt.

Sometimes it starts gradually, sometimes suddenly. You describe a pain in your "hip", "butt" "low back."  The pain radiates all around the front and back of your hip, and sometimes it tingles down the leg.   Many people call it "sciatica." It is often affectionately...

Headaches: No Such Thing as Normal Ones

So you tell yourself it is normal. "It only happens if I am tired or hungry." Or maybe it is constant and debilitating. If you have headaches then I am here to tell you that there is no such thing as a normal headache, and there are things you can do to make them...

Have a Plantar Fasciitis Crisis?

You get out of bed and your feet are killing you.  You can hardly walk!  As you walk it gets a little better, but your feet are still painful to touch, especially near the heel.  Oh my gosh, you have plantar fasciitis! Its primary causes is pronation (collapse) of the...

Sidelined by Shin Splints? Do This!

You start to run and your shins kill, but it stops after a bit more running. You have shin splints! A combination of over-use and misalignment at the ankles (and even the hips) causes muscles called the tibialis posterior, and tibias anterior to scar, then stick to...

Nervous System Function and Wellness

The term “wellness” is becoming common and being used by many holistic care groups to describe the type of care they are offering. Merriam Webster defines wellness as “the quality or state of being in good health, especially as an actively sought goal.” From...

Can music boost your running performance?

The Vancouver Rock and Roll Half Marathon is coming up this weekend, and we couldn't be more excited by such a cool event. Did you know about the special relationship between music and running? There is much research that supports the performance-boosting properties...