When the holiday season is upon us we know that it can be a stressful time of year with all the tasks and preparation at hand. It is also a great time getting together with family and friends to attend Christmas and New Year’s parties. We all want to enjoy this time as much asContinue Reading »
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Don’t Let Snow Shoveling Be A Pain In The Back
The Dos and Don’ts of Safe Shoveling – Advice to keep your back safe while shoveling this winterLove it or hate it, snow shoveling might as well be one of the official sports of Canada. However, shoveling is no easy task. If done incorrectly, shoveling can easily lead to back, neck, and shoulder pain. Follow theseContinue Reading »
Back To School – A backpack shouldn’t mean back pain
With back to school just around the corner, shopping for new clothes and school supplies takes priority, but the most important purchase that should be made is a good backpack. A good bag could make the difference between a happy and healthy child, and one living with discomfort. Backpacks shouldn’t mean back pain, therefore choosingContinue Reading »
Don’t Be a Stick-in-the-Mud, Give “The Stick” a Try
As the old saying goes, “sticks and stones may break my bones…”, so my clients seem to be repeating in their minds. Rest assured that “The Stick” will not be breaking any bones. Do not be afraid to use this product at home, it is far superior and less complicated then using a medicine ball,Continue Reading »
Fear of ice?
This is a guest post written Meghan Fish-Bellefleur who suffers from an inflammatory arthritis known as Ankylosing Spondylitis to critique a product suggested to her. After suffering with sometimes crippling pain and stiffness for approximately 2 years, I was finally diagnosed with an inflammatory arthritis and auto-immune disorder, Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS). Now with all thisContinue Reading »
Choosing the right physiotherapist for you
You’ve been told that you could benefit from physiotherapy, but now what? How do you choose your provider amongst the 15-20 + clinics in your community? The following tips will provide you some guidance when making your choice. Where to Start? It can be confusing to know where to begin when looking for a physiotherapist.Continue Reading »
Home Pain Management 101: Achieve Desired Relief With Ice or Heat
The single biggest question we get asked is what people should use for home pain management: ice or heat. Both treatments are great natural remedies that most individuals can use easily and inexpensively for minor aches, pains and injuries. When deciding which one of these options to use, there are a few principals to keepContinue Reading »