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4 Ways Your Feet May Be Hurting Your Back

Date: September 14, 2016

Our body is a complex and fascinating structure of connected and largely interdependent parts. In a past blog, we discussed how your feet can contribute to back pain and other musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions. The altered gait and biomechanics can create additional stress on joints, muscles, bones, and the nervous system,Read More

Understanding Osteoarthritis: Learn more about the risks

Date:  September 7, 2016

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis. In fact, it is a growing epidemic in Canada which is only expected to rise as the population ages. Osteoarthritis is described as the “degeneration of joint cartilage and underlying bone” often resulting in pain and stiffness. Even though osteoarthritis can affectRead More

6 Tips for Buying a Mattress (And Sleeping Well)

Date:  August 31, 2016

Consider the importance and value of a good night’s sleep (beyond the price tag) when you are looking for a new mattress. Your back will thank you. A 2011 study by the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) reports that 41% of women and 36% of men claimed their back pain wasRead More

6 Tips for Buying a Mattress (And Sleeping Well)

Date:  August 31, 2016

Consider the importance and value of a good night’s sleep (beyond the price tag) when you are looking for a new mattress. Your back will thank you. A 2011 study by the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) reports that 41% of women and 36% of men claimed their back pain wasRead More

Are Your Children Active Enough?

Date:  August 24, 2016

3 Different Types of Activities Recommended by the Physical Activity Guidelines of Canada Do you ever question whether or not your children are meeting the minimum recommended level of activity? It’s easy for children to get distracted by all the technology they have at their fingertips, and sometimes they canRead More

Are Your Children Active Enough?

Date:  August 24, 2016

3 Different Types of Activities Recommended by the Physical Activity Guidelines of Canada Do you ever question whether or not your children are meeting the minimum recommended level of activity? It’s easy for children to get distracted by all the technology they have at their fingertips, and sometimes they canRead More

Planning Ahead: 8 Tips for Healthy Eating during the School Year

Date:  August 17, 2016

It is easy to be tempted by colourful, tasty, and convenient treats, but we know these aren’t the best options to fuel growing and active bodies. It is often the job of parents to play “bad cop” and ensure that children are eating a variety of nutritious foods. Simply addingRead More

Planning Ahead: 8 Tips for Healthy Eating during the School Year

Date:  August 17, 2016

It is easy to be tempted by colourful, tasty, and convenient treats, but we know these aren’t the best options to fuel growing and active bodies. It is often the job of parents to play “bad cop” and ensure that children are eating a variety of nutritious foods. Simply addingRead More

8 Tips for Choosing the Right Backpack for Your Kids

Date:  August 10, 2016

Every year in August, as children prepare to return to school, we are reminded of the importance of choosing and wearing a proper backpack. Believe it or not, backpacks can have an important health impact on the growing and developing bodies of children. More so, a heavy or poorly fittedRead More

8 Tips for Choosing the Right Backpack for Your Kids

Date:  August 10, 2016

Every year in August, as children prepare to return to school, we are reminded of the importance of choosing and wearing a proper backpack. Believe it or not, backpacks can have an important health impact on the growing and developing bodies of children. More so, a heavy or poorly fittedRead More