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3 Easy Core Exercises to Support Your Low Back

Your core muscles are essential for supporting your back, stabilizing nearby joints, and reducing the risk  of injury.1 A stable core helps to maintain the integrity of the spinal column and if it isn’t stable, you may experience low back pain.2 The good news is…

The Top 6 Common Myths about Chiropractic Treatment

Many Canadians continue to have questions about the role that chiropractors play in the healthcare team, and what benefit chiropractic care may have to their health. While you can always find a chiropractor in your community to discuss your specific needs, today we’re busting some…

4 Exercises to Avoid If You Have Back Pain (and what to do instead)

Sometimes, it’s just a simple thing…until it isn’t. You’ve been told exercise is good to prevent/treat back pain, but did you know that some exercises are not recommended if you have a history of back pain? This is because some exercises put too…

FOUR BACK STRETCHES TO IMPROVE MOBILITY

When we imagine someone with back pain we may think of someone who has suffered a sports-related injury or car accident. But more often than not, it’s the day-to-day activities that produce tension and tightness resulting in backache. A healthy and flexible back…

7 Camping Tips That Will Save Your Back This Summer

Summer weather is here! This means there are 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…

Insurance Update

As of July 9th 2018, we no longer provide direct insurance billing’s. We will provide you with a paid receipt.

Roz has retired!

Our secretary, Roz, has retired. She has finally retired after almost 20 yrs at our clinic. We held a retirement party for her April 21 and over 250 people came to wish her well. She was really loved by all the patients. Thank…

FIVE MORE THINGS YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT BACK PAIN

Most people experience low back pain at some point in their lives. Because it’s so common, you may have heard many theories about what causes low back pain and how to fix it. But do you have the right facts? Here are some…

5 WAYS TO STAY PAIN-FREE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

‘Tis 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 an unwelcome gift—back pain. Holiday activities such as shopping, wrapping gifts and skating can cause your…

5 WAYS TO AVOID BACKACHE WHILE WITH YOUR NEWBORN

You were up all night. The baby is crying. The telephone is ringing and the kettle is boiling. For most parents, this is a daily scenario. Parents are also continually faced with strenuous physical demands such as lifting, feeding, comforting and chasing after…