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POKEMON NO! TIPS ON HOW TO BEAT THE PAIN CAUSED BY YOUR FAVOURITE DIGITAL DEVICES

As you read this article, more than likely on your phone or tablet, take a moment to notice your posture. There’s a good chance that your back is hunched, your head is tilted forward and your shoulders are rounded. When school season starts…

LIFT LIGHT TO SHOVEL RIGHT

Snow Shovelling Winter weather can pack a punch and, with the season’s heavy snowfalls, injuries often result. Improper snow shovelling is often to blame. But shovelling out after a storm doesn’t have to leave you stiff and sore. With a little know-how, you…

REPETITIVE STRAIN INJURIES

As your workload at the office increases, so do repetitive actions, such as typing, using your computer mouse and talking on the phone. These routine tasks seem simple, but they can add a level of physical stress to the emotional and mental stress…

STRAIGHTEN UP!

Good posture is easy to neglect, it’s hard to keep focused on how to carry ourselves throughout the day. Much like eating right, exercising and getting a good night’s sleep, having great posture can have a positive impact on your life.Many injuries can…

BACKPACK 101

Kids think it’s “cool” to strap on their backpacks and head out to school. But if they don’t know how to choose, load, lift and wear a pack properly – these all-important accessories can be a pain in the back. Teaching children the…

HOW TO LIFT YOUR LUGGAGE

In the flurry of packing for a vacation or business trip, it’s easy to get carried away and pack every­thing but the kitchen sink into your suitcase and carry-on. But over-packed luggage and improper lifting and carrying techniques are common causes of injury…

RUNNING

As summer approaches, sticking to an indoor exercise regime can be difficult as temperatures warm up. Running outdoors is a great way to take advantage of the weather, while keeping fit and improving energy and stress levels. If you take your running routine…

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…