Preventing Injuries

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

Practical Daily Strategies to Avoid Back Pain

Whether you’re a student, work in an office or run your own business from home, your daily routine can be a pain … literally. And often, it’s not the big tasks that take the biggest toll on our bodies. We live in a world where we’re constantly in a hurry,… Read More

Concussion Warning Signs and Symptoms

A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that occurs when your brain is shaken inside your skull. All it takes is a hard tumble on the basketball court or a blow to your head, neck or body. That’s right, you don’t necessarily have to hit your head. It can happen… Read More

Tips for Choosing (and Wearing) a Backpack

Are you preparing to send your children off to school next month? If so, 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… Read More

10 Reasons Why Exercising in Water is Good for Your Body

The heat is on across Southern Ontario. Whether you’re staying cool in a nearby lake, beach, or swimming pool, let’s talk about water exercises and why they’re good for your body. Here are 10 benefits of exercising — particularly swimming — in water: There’s low impact on your joints:  Water’s… Read More

8 Tips for Staying Healthy While Exercising Outdoors This Summer

With July only a few days away, we continue to spend more time in the great outdoors with activities, such as hiking, golfing, gardening, and running. Being active can help you maintain your flexibility and good posture, build strong bones, and relieve stress. Recreational activities are a great way to… 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

Strategies for Safeguarding Your Back While Camping This Summer

Camping is a wonderful way to reconnect with nature, unwind, and enjoy the great outdoors. It offers an escape from the daily hustle and bustle of life, providing an opportunity to relax and rejuvenate. However, while camping has numerous benefits for our mental and physical well-being, it is important to… Read More

Remember to Stretch Before Hitting the Golf Course this Spring

As the weather warms and the rainy days subside, many Ontario golfers are gearing up to get back on the course. Don’t let your enthusiasm keep you from understanding the strain and effort required to play golf. To avoid injury, be sure to spend at least five minutes stretching before… Read More

Five Tips for Avoiding Injury While Spring Cleaning

With the Easter long weekend behind us and a warm breeze coming through your newly open windows, you may be ready to tackle your long list of household chores. Since many of these chores require a great deal of bending, reaching and twisting — all movements that can increase your… Read More