Preventing Injuries

How Exercise Helps to Manage Osteoporosis

Aging, obesity, and chronic health conditions, among other things, can lead to limited mobility and strength. And these issues can in turn contribute to spine, muscle, and joint problems. Starting at age 30, our bones decline in density. And if bone mass gets dangerously low, it’s called osteoporosis. Physical exercise,… Read More

Five Ways to Avoid Injury While Spring Cleaning

With the Easter long weekend behind us and another stay-at-home order in effect, you may be ready to tackle your long list of household chores. Since some of these chores require a great deal of bending, reaching and twisting — all that can increase your risk of injury — we’ve… Read More

Tips for Avoiding Injury While Working Outside This Spring

After a winter (and several lockdowns) spent indoors, it’s only natural to want to head outside and enjoy the warmer weather. As we head into the Easter long weekend, it’s safe to assume that many of you will be out surveying your lawn and garden. Maybe even doing some raking… Read More

Five Tips for Transitioning from the Treadmill to the Sidewalk

With spring just over a week away, many runners are gearing up to take their cardio routine from the treadmill to the sidewalk. While it’s exciting to “hit the road,” you may be a bit wary about transitioning your routine outdoors. But with a good pair of running shoes and… 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 Treat Post-Workout Muscle Soreness

  If getting in shape or intensifying your workout routine was one of your resolutions for 2020, you’ve likely had your fair share of time at the gym these past few months. Have you ever wondered why your muscles feel so sore after a workout? One reason may be delayed… Read More

Follow These Tips for Proper Snow Shovelling and Avoid Injury this Winter

There’s snow in the forecast for Southern Ontario 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 stiff and sore,” says Ajax… Read More

Don’t Let Back Pain Ruin Your Holidays: Pack and Carry Your Luggage with Care

Follow these tips and help take the pain out of your next vacation.

Walk Like a Penguin? That’s Just One of the Ways You Can Keep from Slipping on the Ice This Winter!

Winter weather has officially arrived in Southern Ontario! Once the temperature drops, what starts off as a wet sidewalk or driveway can quickly turn into a sheet of ice. Whether you’re going outside for some exercise, running an errand, or simply getting to and from your car, winter walking can be… 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