Is “Text-Neck” a real thing? Is texting really causing my neck to ache?

2020-05-15T14:49:00+00:00April 26th, 2019|Back Health at Home, Back Health at Work, Healthy Lilfestyle, Overall Back Health, Uncategorized|

The simple answer is YES. We spend on average 10 minutes every hour checking our social media, reading articles, and answering emails. Not only does this effect the positioning of the neck, but our head is tilted forward, our shoulders are rounded, and our eyes are strained! Overall our posture is poor and this causes [...]

Cold weather: Is it harmful to my muscles & tendons?

2020-05-15T14:49:11+00:00March 18th, 2019|Back Health at Home, Back Health at Work, Healthy Lilfestyle, Overall Back Health, Uncategorized|

In the winter months your muscles can become stiff and lose elasticity. This happens due to the body wanting to conserve heat and moving it away from the skin right to the core. Some patients worry as they feel a loss of sensation in their hands and feet, it’s as if their feet never warm [...]

Help is on the way! How to treat Sciatica successfully!

2020-05-15T14:49:19+00:00December 18th, 2018|Back Health at Home, Back Health at Work, Healthy Lilfestyle, Overall Back Health, Pregnancy, Uncategorized|

Sciatica can cause serious and persistent nerve pain that originates in the spine and typically extends down the back of the leg. How do I know if I have Sciatica? Medical illustration of symptoms of the sciatica Symptoms: Shooting pain that makes it hard to stand up Pain you your lower back and buttock (worsens [...]

Naturally Improve your Health through Cupping Therapy

2020-05-15T14:49:26+00:00November 27th, 2018|Back Health at Home, Healthy Lilfestyle, Overall Back Health, Sports & Fitness|

Remember seeing athletes in the Olympic games with large red marks all over their backs and body? Hello Rio, Michael Phelps, 2016! It seems that, in addition to training with the latest state-of -the art techniques and equipment, some athletes are turning to ancient practices to keep their edge.  What is Cupping Therapy? One way [...]

How can Reflexology help me beat the Winter Blues?

2020-05-15T14:49:34+00:00November 5th, 2018|Back Health at Home, Healthy Lilfestyle, Overall Back Health|

It’s that time of year again, where the weather doesn’t know what to do, people in your office are getting sick...and you’re trying to avoid getting sick. What if there was a way to help manage your stress, boost your brain power at work through these upcoming cold months, and improve your overall well-being? Reflexology [...]

I have pain and swelling and I think its arthritis. Can chiropractic care help?

2020-05-15T14:49:43+00:00December 20th, 2017|Back Health at Home, Healthy Lilfestyle, Overall Back Health|

The word arthritis translates to “inflammation of the joint” and is characterized by stiffness, warmth, swelling and joint pain. If these symptoms sound familiar, you could be dealing with arthritic pain. This common condition affects 1 in 6 and is the most common chronic disease in Canada. The good news is that with early detection [...]

4 (really good) Reasons to Get a Massage!

2020-05-15T14:50:01+00:00August 16th, 2017|Back Health at Home, Back Health at Work, Healthy Lilfestyle, Overall Back Health|

You may be asking yourself: do I really need massage therapy in my life? The answer is a resounding ‘yes’! The list of massage benefits is substantial. If you’ve ever pampered yourself this way you’ll agree that it’s enjoyable, relaxing and beneficial to your overall wellness. #1 – Headache Relief We’ve waited all winter to [...]

Pregnancy & Massage

2020-05-15T14:50:11+00:00July 24th, 2017|Overall Back Health, Pediatrics, Pregnancy|

Did you know that our clinic offers pre and post-natal massage services? Pregnancy causes physical changes in your body that can be uncomfortable and sometimes painful. The great news is that you can find relief with massage therapy. Ease Labour Pains The Registered Massage Therapists' Association of Ontario points out that pre natal massage can [...]

Is my body ready for spring cleaning?

2020-05-15T14:50:30+00:00June 8th, 2017|Back Health at Home, Healthy Lilfestyle, Overall Back Health|

February is the “longest”; yet shortest month of the year. But with some daily temperatures reaching double digits, and longer hours of daylight, its time to start thinking about spring-cleaning! When we think about spring-cleaning we usually think of cleaning out closets and spare rooms, tidying kitchen cupboards, and of course the dreaded yard work! [...]