Tom and Colleen are aging well with the right exercise program and care

2020-06-23T19:57:44-04:00May 15th, 2021|Back Health at Home, General, Health, Healthy Lifestyle, Seniors, Sports & Fitness, Wellness|

Tom Kellar and his wife, Colleen Fraser, from Sudbury, Ont., have always tried to stay active by going to the gym, walking, or hitting the trails on snowshoes or skis during the winter. But in recent years, pain made exercise a challenge for them both. For Tom, the pain was particularly bad in his left [...]

With manual therapy, strengthening and stretching exercises, Brian stood up to spinal stenosis

2020-06-23T19:57:51-04:00April 15th, 2021|Back Health at Home, General, Health, Healthy Lifestyle, Overall Back Health, Seniors, Sports & Fitness, Wellness|

Brian Mandelker had experienced low back pain before. “Mostly standing around coaching kids’ baseball and hockey teams,” says the 64-year-old entrepreneur from Thornhill, Ontario. But nothing like the constant, searing pressure that hit him in the autumn of 2017. Fortunately, a chiropractor’s manual therapy helped treat his lumbar spinal stenosis. “I couldn’t sit through dinner, [...]

How Leroy got his life back after a knee injury had a domino effect on his body

2020-06-23T19:54:33-04:00March 15th, 2021|Back Health at Home, Back Health at Work, General, Health, Healthy Lifestyle, Overall Back Health|

After suffering a knee injury, chiropractic care helped Leroy Gallagher return to work as an electrician. Seven years ago, a knee injury started a domino effect in Leroy Gallagher’s body that would leave him off work for years. “It happened back in 2011,” recalls the 36-year-old electrician from Cambridge, Ontario. “I busted up my knee [...]

LIFT LIGHT TO SHOVEL RIGHT

2016-12-01T15:29:32-05:00December 1st, 2016|Back Health at Home|

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 can clear your driveway without the all-too-common back, neck and shoulder pain [...]

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