Posts By: Dr. Jason Hare

Fibromyalgia: What is it and can chiropractic help?

Fibromyalgia. Have you heard about it? Do you know someone with it? Do you know what it is? It’s a relatively newly named condition that is poorly understood. It is arbitrary defined as pain found in 11 out of 18 possible tender points (upper neck, shoulders, gluteal area, hips, etc.). Pain is generally greater than… Read more »

VI Raiders / Nanaimo Timbermen Team Chiropractor

We at Pure Chiropractic, Nanaimo, have some very exciting news. Our clinic has been named team chiropractic clinic for the VI Raiders and three of the Nanaimo Timbermen Lacrosse teams (Western Lacrosse Association Senior A, Nanaimo Junior A, and Nanaimo Intermediate)! The Raiders are three time CJFL champions (2006, 2008 and 2009). They have also won 6… Read more »

Nanaimo Chiropractor – Keep Skiing Injuries Away

Ski season is truly upon us. That means fresh air, lot of fun and exercise. Unfortunately for some, it also means injury. Many a chiropractor are kept busy during the winter months treating skiing injuries, including us at our Nanaimo chiropractic clinic, Pure Chiropractic. I would like to help you stay injury free this ski… Read more »

Nanaimo Chiropractor – Chiropractic Takes a Weight Off Your Shoulders

What if I told you chiropractic can cause you to lose 10 pounds or more, without any changes to your diet or exercise levels. Sounds unbelievable, doesn’t it? Unfortunately, it won’t change your jean size, but chiropractic treatment can literally lift a weight from your shoulders. You see, in a normal spine, the head should… Read more »

Nanaimo Chiropractor ~ Vitamin D to Beat Muscle Injury

I’ve come across a new research study that I wanted to share with you. This study looked at Vitamin D levels and the NFL players that have lost time to muscle injury. As part of their pre-season routine examinations, 85 NFL football players had their Vitamin D levels taken. Normal levels are considered to be 32… Read more »

Nanaimo Chiropractor ~ 4 Reasons Why Forefoot Running is Rubbish

If you pick up any running magazine these days, you’re bound to come across one of the latest trends: forefoot running. Several methods have been created around this concept, Chi Running, Pose Running and the Evolution Method to name the more popular incarnations. Although slightly different in their methodology, the basic concept is the same,… Read more »