5 Ways to Maintain a Healthy Spine

2020-05-15T14:47:31+00:00October 24th, 2019|Back Health at Work, Healthy Lilfestyle, Pediatrics, Pregnancy, Uncategorized|

You’ve heard it from everyone around you, a dull ache, pain down the leg, even throbbing so bad that you’ve had to miss a couple of events. If you’ve had back pain before, you know how debilitating it can be and the statistics show that you are not alone: In six-month period, five in 10 Canadians suffered [...]

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 [...]

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! [...]

Swim Into Summer: Sports Injury Prevention

2020-05-13T16:11:49+00:00June 8th, 2017|Healthy Lilfestyle, Pediatrics, Sports & Fitness|

Are you ready to leave those rainy days of spring behind and welcome summer and sunshine? As the kids finish up school and begin their summer sports activities, it means a lot more time spent on the field, in the pool or around the track. Summer is the time for physical activity According to the [...]