Preventing Neck Pain

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

Remember to Lift Right and Pack Light to Avoid Injury While Travelling

With the majority of travel restrictions from the past two years behind us, you may be planning a trip out of town to visit friends and family, or perhaps hopping on a plane to a sunny destination. In the excitement of packing for a vacation or family visit, it’s easy… Read More

10 Strategies for Staying Healthy in 2022

Did you make any New Year’s resolutions last month? As we enter this snowy February, we thought it would be a good time to review some goals for the year. Here are our top 10 chiropractor-approved resolutions to help you stay healthy for the rest of the year: 1. Get… Read More

Your Back-to-School Guide to Backpack Safety

If you’re preparing to send your children off to school next month, Ajax chiropractors Dr. John Noble and Dr. Mark Fera encourage you to use common sense when choosing their new backpack for the school year. How your children carry their backpacks can affect their health. Carrying a heavy load… Read More

What’s Causing Your Muscle Knots? (And How Can You Get Relief?)

Have you ever experienced the tender, achy feeling of a muscle knot in your back, shoulders or neck? If so, you’re not alone. Research has shown that muscle knots may affect up to 85 per cent of the population, impairing mobility, causing pain, and in some cases, reducing a person’s… Read More

Five Ways to Avoid “Text Neck”

If you’re reading this blog post from your handheld device, it’s likely you’re engaging in a serious but harmful position referred to as “text neck.” With Ontario’s stay-at-home orders in full effect, we’re spending more and more time looking at our phones and laptops. The result? More text-neck aches and… Read More

How to Combat Upper Back Pain Caused by Too Much Screen Time

Have you been spending more time inside these past few months? And if so, has that meant more time on your laptop or mobile device? Extra Screen Time Takes Its Toll on Your Body As we head ever so slowly through the cold days of February, it’s not surprising that… Read More