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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…

OFFICE ERGONOMICS

Over 80% of the working population will experience low back pain at least once in their lifetime. Many people sit all day at work, often with poor posture, and this can increase the risk of developing low back pain. Sitting down for long periods of…

PACK IT LIGHT. WEAR IT RIGHT.

Kids and backpacks just seem to go together. Whether you are heading out on holiday with the kids or sending them off to school, chances are they’ll be packing a backpack. You have your own load too, whether it’s a fashionable new purse…

GET IN THE GAME WITHOUT THE PAIN

One key to success on the golf course can’t be found at the pro shop. It’s the physical condition of the golfer. Pain shouldn’t be par for the course. Stay in the game by protecting your back. When you consider the spinal rotation…

SUMMER FIT TIPS

In summer our thoughts turn to Canada’s great outdoors, and pursuits such as golfing, running or gardening. Being active can help you maintain a healthy weight, flexibility and good posture, build strong bones, and relieve stress. Recreational activities are a great way to…

GET SET TO GARDEN

Plant and Rake Without the Ache Gardening is a great way to stay active and have fun in the sun. But many Canadians sustain injuries that can be easily prevented with a little know-how. The right moves Use the right moves to lighten…

FIVE HEALTH HACKS FOR PAIN RELIEF

Let’s face it. Between dropping the kids off to soccer practice and being swamped with work assignments, it can be difficult to find time to manage lingering aches and pain. If you’d like to avoid a trip to the doctor’s office or spending…