Preventing Neck Pain

5 Tips for Avoiding “Text Neck”

If you’re reading this blog post from your phone, there’s a good chance you’re engaging in a serious but harmful position referred to as “text neck.” What is text neck? Text neck is a repetitive stress injury to the neck caused by holding your head in a forward and downward… Read More

Winter is Coming: Follow These Tips to Avoid Injury While Shovelling

Winter is just a few weeks away, and you know what that means: snow! No matter where you live in Southern Ontario, snow is virtually guaranteed. And while that means more chaos on the road for drivers, it also means more homeowners suffering from sore backs because of improper snow… Read More

Five Ways to Avoid Back Pain Over the Holidays

December is just a few days away and with it, the season for eating great food, spending quality time with loved ones and sharing cherished traditions. Unfortunately, all of the hustle and bustle can also bring you an unwelcome gift — back pain. Holiday activities such as shopping, wrapping gifts… Read More

Improve Your Posture, Improve Your Health: 10 Posture Tips for Older Adults

What role does good posture play in maintaining your good health? Proper posture keeps your bones and joints in optimal alignment, allowing you to move easily so that your body supports your weight without strain. Good posture delivers increased energy, better breathing, improved circulation, and less wear-and-tear on your joints. Poor… Read More

Five Tips for Raking Without the Ache

Chances are your posture is the last thing you’ll be thinking about as you head out to rake your leaves this month. But you should because an hour or so spent tidying your lawn can have long-term consequences if your body isn’t accustomed to the activity. Ajax Chiropractors Dr. John… Read More

How Chiropractic Care and Massage Therapy Helps Treat Whiplash

Even with the high price of gas, summer road trips with your friends and family are likely high on your to-do list. After all, who doesn’t love to roll the windows down, crank up the music and enjoy the inviting summer breezes after a long winter spent indoors? Unfortunately, more… Read More

Has Too Much Time at Your Desk Left You With Neck and Shoulder Pain?

If you’re stuck sitting at your desk for hours at a time this summer, you may find that the neck and shoulder pain you’re experiencing from your day job is affecting your extracurricular activities. In a previous post, we discussed how poor desk posture often increases your risk of developing… Read More

Are You Stretching Before You Hit the Course?

Don’t let your eagerness to get to the first tee keep you from warming up before each game. Forgetting to warm up can cause unnecessary injuries and more time spent in the clubhouse than on the course. Take five minutes before you start to do these easy golf stretches so… Read More

How Massage Therapy and Chiropractic Care Help Treat Whiplash

Even with the high price of gas, summer road trips with your friends and family are likely high on your to-do list. After all, who doesn’t love to roll the windows down, crank up the music and enjoy the inviting summer breezes after a long winter spent indoors? Unfortunately, more… Read More

5 Tips for Avoiding “Text-Neck”

Are you reading this blog post from your phone? If so, chances are you’re engaging in a serious but harmful position referred to as “text neck.” What is text neck? Text neck is a repetitive stress injury to the neck caused by holding your head in a forward and downward… Read More