What does Coronavirus mean for Niseko ? Nobody really knows where the Covid-19 pandemic is heading for Niseko. Let alone me. A worldwide pandemic of this nature has not been seen since the Spanish flu of 1918 which was still holds the unbeaten record of killing the most humans in one sweep with 50 […]Are we safer in the Niseko backcountry now ? Hokkaido and seems to have a spike in the number of backcountry incidents over the 2020 season recently that has sadly resulted in some pretty tragic outcomes. An interesting article was recently published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health regarding backcountry accidents. […]Just a courtesy note to let current and future clients of Niseko Chiropractic that we are unavailable to provide consultations until the 12th of Jan as we are on a family visit to the amazing Sapporo city. We will resume usual hours from Monday the 12th of Jan. Wishing you all a happy 2020 […]So what exercises work ? A very interesting article was recently published in the British Medical Jounal. They examined the important question of which type of exercises work best for chronic lower back pain ? Should we be doing yoga, pilates strength training or Mckenzie extension exercises to help our lower back pain. We don’t […]It’s long been established that snowboarding carries a slightly greater risk of injury that alpine skiing. A recent study found snowboarding carrying a risk of around 345 days of injury free days over season compared to 400 days for skiing (1). You can see what injuries are more likely from each sport on a previous […]“The wise rest at least as hard as they work.” ― Mokokoma Mokhonoana Something interesting happened on the 28th of May 2019. The World Health Organisation (WHO) officially recognized and classified workplace burnout as a Occupational phenomena but they did stop short of classifying it as full disease (2). For those interested ” Burnout ” […]Five things not to miss in Niseko I can’t help feeling a little proud of where I have chose to call home. It’s hard not to want to play tour guide sometimes but thankfully I do get asked what people should try and and see whilst they are here. This is only a start but […]Staying in safe whilst out and about in Niseko Recently I have been treating a number of injuries that occurred not on ski slopes but either on the way to ski slopes or more likely from the way home from the bar ! This brings us to an important and overlooked topic. How to walk […]Niseko Chiropractic just had the pleasure of meeting Kei Takeyachi head of the Japanese chiropractors association here in Niseko. Kei has been instrumental in driving registration and self regulation of the chiropractic profession in Japan and worked tirelessly to lobby government for higher standards. Whilst Chiropractic in Japan is currently not a protected term Kei […]More good snow falls in Niseko Our family awoke to another 20cm overnight at the Country Resort but really showed up straight away was the sub-zero temperatures that make Niseko snow some of the best powder snow on earth. With chilly -10 at the top of the mountain this was not a good day not […]Snow begins to dump in Niseko Niseko Chiropractic is very excited to finally see a good dump of snow for the 2018 season. It came it late afternoon on the 20th of November and moderate snowfalls fell all night ensuring that there is some cover on most of the Ski runs. We did originally hope […]Where is the best coffee in Niseko ? Living in Japan used to mean giving up some of the great things about western life and great coffee had to be in the sad panda mix. That is now well and truly in the past. Many boutique roasters and great cafes are now popping up in […]Niseko Chiropractic wakes up to snow this morning Harifu village woke up with a reasonable snow fall this morning on the upper levels so this marks the start of the snow accumulation for the 2018 season. Better start booking your accommodation and getting those legs ready for some more time on the Niseko Pow. Word […]The debate about which country has the best ski slopes will continue to rage around alpine fireplaces well after the Moscow Mules run dry ( It’s Japan by the way) but one thing not up for debate even from the Canadians is who rules the after slope hot-tub experience. That is safely in Japan’s and […]If you are looking for a great english speaking yoga teacher right in the heart of Niseko look no further than the Asthanga classes lead by Niseko’s own Marika. Marika’s classes run out of many locations but the highlight has to be trying to get down your downward dog as mount yoeti towers above you […]For those waiting for the pow they may be pleased to know that Mount Yotei received it’s first dusting of snow today. Things get cold pretty quickly from here in Niseko and an unusually long and summer has meant that we are probably in for short Autumn. Winter is coming.
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