Preventing Neck Pain

Learn How to Lift Your Luggage Properly to Avoid Injury — and Disappointment! — on Your Next Vacation

The holiday season is upon us and for many, that means heading out of town to visit friends and family, or perhaps hopping on a plane to a sunny destination. In the flurry of packing for a vacation or family visit, it’s easy to get carried away and pack every­thing but… Read More

Five Things Your Chiropractor Wishes You’d Stop Doing

At Pickering Village Chiropractic & Massage, we understand that poor habits can lead to pain that can restrict your ability to work or enjoy your leisure time. We provide patients with more than just chiropractic and massage services, but also the know-how to build better personal wellness habits so that… Read More

Back-to-School Tips for Choosing the Right Backpack for Your Child

Does your child know the proper way to carry a backpack? Each fall, Ajax chiropractors Dr. John Noble and Dr. Mark Fera encourage students — and their parents — to use common sense when choosing a new backpack for the school year. Backpacks can affect your children’s health. Carrying a… Read More

How to Beat the Pain Caused by Digital Devices

People are spending more and more time looking down at smartphones and tablets every year, and strain injuries in the hand, wrist, forearm and neck are on the rise. This is commonly referred to as “text neck”. As you tap and swipe, follow these tips to avoid the aches and… Read More

Repetitive Strain Injury from the OCA

As your workload at the office increases, so do repetitive actions, such as typing, using your computer mouse and talking on the phone. These routine tasks seem simple, but they can add a level of physical stress to the emotional and mental stress of getting the job done. In fact,… Read More

Does your job find you sitting most of the day?

While sitting can seem restful, keep in mind that staying in any one position for long periods of time can cause strain and injury to your muscles, joints, tendons and ligaments. Sustained sitting can take a toll on your neck and lower back – steady compression on the spinal discs… Read More

Be Thankful for Your Good Health During Ajax-Pickering Village Chiropractic’s Patient Appreciation Week

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Ajax chiropractors Dr. Noble and Dr. Fera are pleased to offer your loved ones, family and friends a chiropractic consultation and examination at our expense — a $125 value.We have reserved a limited number of appointments from October 26th through October 31st, so encourage your friends and family to put their health… Read More

Pain is a Roadblock to Your Family Vacation

The Ontario Chiropractic Association knows that for many families, a road trip is an essential part of any summer vacation. Unfortunately, muscle and joint pain don’t take days off; quickly turning this joyful time into a painful one. Whether you’re lifting heavy luggage or simply sitting in the car for… Read More

Stress Relievers from the OCA

We’ve all experienced stress while trying to balance our personal and professional lives. Not having enough hours in the day to manage conflicting priorities causes us to go into overdrive, leading to stress. The best way to relieve stress is by managing stress – it’s important to your health. You… Read More

How to Prevent Three Common Muscle Injuries

Playing sports, sitting at a desk all day, or even running outside are all simple actions performed in our day-to-day lives. But, did you know that most of these actions require repetitive movement that can often cause muscle strain. The motions of everyday activities can sometimes contribute to common injuries,… Read More