Sunday, 01 September 2019 12:48

Backpacks Tips

Now that school is back in session, backpacks become a necessity for students of all ages. Every item that we pack in them from textbooks, water bottles, laptops, and lunches can quickly add weight. Here are our top tips for purchasing the right backpack and wearing it best! Choose one…
Saturday, 10 August 2019 07:38

Kids and Chiropractic

Parents are accustomed to the importance of oral health for their kids, but what about spinal hygiene? Kids run, jump, bump, trip, fall, carry backpacks, slouch and spend way too much time on phones, tablets, and computers. All these are stressors that can throw the spine out of it's normal…
Monday, 01 July 2019 15:41

Water, water everywhere

According to Canada’s food guide we’re supposed to drink 8 glasses of water per day. Has anyone ever told you why? Studies have shown that a decrease in total body water (dehydration) can affect strength, power and endurance by 2-10%. While this may sound like something olympic athletes need to…
Monday, 11 March 2019 14:31

Tech Neck!

More and more people are addicted to their smart phones and tablets - which means too much time looking down. This puts enormous stress and strain on the neck and upper back as well as the hands and wrists. Constantly looking down at your screen, promotes a hunched mid back…
It’s no surprise that the arrival of a new baby comes with it’s share of physical and emotional stresses. Tasks such as carrying the baby on one hip, moving baby in and out of the stroller or car, bending over change tables, nursing, playing on the floor, doing endless loads…
Tuesday, 08 January 2019 22:34

Why Now?

"What a difference a day makes! Yesterday, I was fine fine and today when bending down to get my runners ... Yikes ... stabbing pain in my lower back." Does this scenario strike a cord? Sudden or severe pain can be disconcerting and leave an individual wondering "What the heck…
Thursday, 25 October 2018 16:28

Do I need orthotics?

The key to a healthier body could be right under your feet. Your feet have a direct impact on the rest of your body. When you feel slight pain in your feet, a subtle change in the you walk will cause a chain reaction in your posture. It can put…
Wednesday, 01 August 2018 16:36

Flip Flops

In the summer heat, flip flops may seem like the perfect choice as they allow your feet to breathe while you're out and about. The downside is that flip flops often lack the arch support that your feet need. Many aspects of this fashionable footwear may be messing with your…
Thursday, 17 May 2018 12:51

Get Set to Garden

Now that the sunny days have finally arrived, this might entice you to do a bit of gardening! Gardening can be an extremely rewarding pastime, but it can also come with an increased risk of aches and pains if you're not careful. Here are some helpful tips to help you…
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