Preventing Injuries

10 Tips for Maintaining Your Good Health in 2023

Did you make any New Year’s resolutions at the beginning of the month? As we work our way through the often long and dreary month of January, we thought it would be a good time to review some goals for the year. Here are our top 10 chiropractor-approved resolutions to… Read More

Why You Should Walk Like a Penguin in Icy Conditions

After a few days of reprieve from ice and snow, winter weather is back in the forecast for Southern Ontario. The upcoming rain-snow mix is likely to cause havoc because once the temperature drops, what starts off as a wet sidewalk or driveway can quickly turn into a sheet of… Read More

How to Avoid Injury When Shovelling

No matter where you live in Southern Ontario, snow is pretty much guaranteed. And while that means more chaos on the road for drivers, it also means more homeowners suffering from sore backs as a result of improper snow shovelling. “Shovelling out after a storm doesn’t have to leave you… Read More

Five Tips for Staying Pain-Free Over the Holidays

December arrives tomorrow 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 and skating can cause… Read More

Avoid the Ache When You Rake with These Five Simple Tips

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

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

Save Your Back This Summer with These 7 Camping Tips

The warm weather is here and that means more opportunities to go outdoors and have fun. One activity that many of us look forward to in the summer months is camping. The fresh air, a well-lit campfire and a dip in the lake are difficult to resist. But preparing for… Read More

7 Reasons to Incorporate Walking Into Your Daily Routine

  At Pickering Village Chiropractic & Massage, we understand the importance of keeping your body moving! Chiropractors Dr. John Noble and Dr. Mark Fera are spine, muscle, and nervous system experts and encourage you to incorporate walking as part of your daily routine. Here’s why: 1. Walking is good for… Read More

Massage Therapy Aids in the Healing and Prevention of Sports Injuries

With the warmer spring weather slowly making its way into the forecast, Canadians are heading outside for some fresh air and outdoor activity. Whether your activity of choice is gardening, golfing, running or biking, there’s a good chance you’ll fail to prepare your body properly for the additional exertion and… 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