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Five Myths About How to Manage Back Pain

The older you get, the greater your chance of experiencing back pain. In fact, it’s probably safe to say that most people will experience low back pain at one point in their lives. Over the years, you may have heard a few theories about what actually causes low back pain and… Read More

One in Every Three Canadians Over the Age of 65 Will Experience a Fall

Falls are all too common in our aging population, with 1 in every 3 Canadians over the age of 65 experiencing a fall. The most common injuries from those falls include fractures to the hips, wrists and pelvis. Falls can swiftly take away the sense of independence and confidence that… Read More

September is Arthritis Awareness Month

Worldwide, arthritis is one of the most common conditions affecting the joints. Not just a disease of the elderly, arthritis can strike anyone at any time, regardless of age, health and ethnic background. “Arthritis is a disease that swells, stiffens and can damage irreversibly the moveable joints in the body…. Read More

Reduce Your Foot and Back Pain with Custom Orthotics

If you regularly experience foot pain, you’ve probably sought several ways to find relief. Different shoes, perhaps, or over-the-counter pain relief medications. You may have even considered using the foot analysis machine in your local drug store or Costco. After all, it’s so easy…just step on the foot outlines on… Read More

Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

Did you sleep well last night? And if not, will it affect the rest of your day? For many, there’s nothing better than a good night’s sleep. A stressful day at the office or hours spent running errands with the kids can be remedied with a solid night of restorative… Read More

Chiropractic Care for Seniors: A Safe and Effective Way to Stay Active and Avoid Injury

It’s no secret that as we age, we become more susceptible to developing injuries, aches and pain. If you’re interested in maintaining a healthy, active lifestyle as you grow older, a preventative approach to your health care is key. In fact, remaining active is crucial for healthy aging and independence…. Read More

Do You Suffer from Low Back Pain?

Involuntary spasms in your lower back? A dull throbbing ache? Shooting pain down your leg? You are most likely suffering from low back pain (LBP). If you’ve never had low back pain, chances are you will at some point in your life. Just check these statistics: In a six-month period,… Read More

The Importance of Good Posture

Good posture not only makes you look better, it also delivers increased energy, better breathing, improved circulation, and less wear and tear on your joints. It’s an investment in both your appearance and your health. The secret to good posture is maintaining the spine’s natural curves. If your spine is… Read More

8 Tips for Winter Walking (in the Spring)

Who knew we’d still be writing about ice and snow in the middle of April? Seeing as the majority of Ontarians are dealing with some form of winter weather this week, we’d thought we review some helpful tips for walking in winter-like weather from the Canadian Chiropractic Association. 8 Tips… Read More

How to Stay Healthy and Injury-Free as We Head into Spring

Once we “spring ahead” an hour this weekend and start enjoying extended hours of daylight, our urge to spend more time outside increases. Unless you’ve spent your spare time on a ski hill all winter, you’ve probably spent a good chunk of your working and free time indoors. Now that… Read More