Tips for Better Posture

Three Stretches to Help Alleviate the Pain Caused by Improper Desk Posture

Now that summer activities have wound down, you may find yourself stuck sitting at your desk for longer than before. Is the neck and shoulder pain you’re experiencing from your day job affecting your extracurricular activities? In a previous post, we discussed how poor desk posture often increases your risk… 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

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

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 Ways to Avoid a Backache the Next Time You Rake

As you head out to rake your leaves this month, chances are the last thing you’ll be thinking about is your posture. It’s hard to believe, but 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

Suffering from Lower Back Pain? Give Yoga a Try!

If you suffer from lower back pain, the relief you’ve been looking for may be a little farther than the medicine cabinet but as close as your local community centre or yoga studio. With so many of us spending an increasing amount of time hunched over a computer keyboard, it’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 Choose the Right Backpack for Your Child

As you prepare to send your children off to school over the next few weeks, Ajax chiropractors Dr. John Noble and Dr. Mark Fera encourage you to use common sense when choosing your child’s new backpack for the school year. Backpacks can affect your children’s health. Carrying a heavy load… Read More

Long Hours at the Office? Avoid Back Pain with These 7 Tips

As we trudge through the long winter months, do you find yourself spending more and more time at your desk? “People are generally less active in the winter months,” says Ajax chiropractor Dr. John Noble. “And sadly for many, this can mean more time at the office, hunched in front… Read More

Try These Stretches and Exercises for Better Posture

Over the years, the importance of maintaining correct posture is a topic that the chiropractors and registered massage therapists at Pickering Village Chiropractic & Massage have discussed daily with their patients. And while providing guidance on correct posture has always been a priority, the increased use of digital devices has… Read More