Blog Archive

Thoughts on issues affecting the chiropractic practice, patients and profession.


How to Prepare for a Ski Trip

Date: December 30, 2015

Skiing is a beloved activity for many Canadians. It’s a chance for us to enjoy the outdoors and have a little fun. Families often go for a variety of hills and terrains that cater to different skill levels and age. If you are skier or have gone skiing before, youRead More

MSK Health Tips for the Holiday Season

Date:  December 23, 2015

This is the season to enjoy time with family and friends, mingle at holiday parties, or to simply relax at home. It surely is a bustling time of year where we need to be mindful of our health and wellbeing. In particular, your musculoskeletal (MSK) health shouldn’t be ignored evenRead More

Healthy Eating During the Holiday Season

Date:  December 16, 2015

We’ve discussed before how eating healthy and nutritiously is an important part of maintaining overall health, including your MSK health. With the holidays approaching, it can become increasingly difficult not to over-indulge in treats and other decadent foods that are offered during holiday parties and gatherings. While indulging a littleRead More

Keeping a Healthy Spine During Holiday Travels

Date:  December 9, 2015

With the holiday season nearly upon us, many people are gearing up for travels in the next few weeks to visit loved ones or to take a much needed vacation. While time with family and vacations are relaxing and a great way to regenerate energy and zest, the process ofRead More

Recreational Activities for Seniors

Date:  December 2, 2015

It is important to manage your health at any age, but it is even more so when you age to keep an active lifestyle. Mobility, for example, typically declines with age which can lead to important loss of function and independence. Yet, we often take it for granted until itRead More

Preparation and Conditioning for Skiing and Hockey

Date:  November 24, 2015

Winter can be a splendid and enjoyable time of year, especially if you love winter sports like downhill skiing and hockey. These Canadian favourites are enjoyed by many during the winter months, but do pose some risks to your muscles and joints if you are not adequately prepared. Commonly, musclesRead More

How to Stay Active At Home When the Days Get Shorter

Date:  November 11, 2015

During this time of year, days are getting progressively shorter and we may start to feel a little more pressed for time. Most of us already struggle finding time to stay active, which can take a toll on our overall health and the health of our spines. Staying active andRead More

Eating Right for Your MSK Health

Date:  November 4, 2015

Are you eating to maintain a healthy body? Currently, 1 in 4 people suffer from musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions, and these conditions increase with unhealthy lifestyle choices. In previous blog posts, we have discussed ways to not only prevent MSK conditions, but also lifestyle choices to improve your overall health, suchRead More

Fun Activities for the Fall Season

Date:  October 27, 2015

When it gets colder we tend to move our activities indoors, which in some cases can decrease our activity level. Rather than letting yourself get into a slump during the fall and winter seasons, embrace fun activities as the weather begins to cool down. As we have mentioned before, it’sRead More

Fall Activities that Can Cause Back Pain

Date:  October 20, 2015

Just as the leaves change during the fall season, so do our activities and household chores. Whether you are hauling big pumpkins in and out of your car for Halloween carving or raking the leaves in your yard – it is important to be mindful of your back during theRead More