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Archive for November, 2015

Preparation and Conditioning for Skiing and Hockey - CCA

Preparation and Conditioning for Skiing and Hockey

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, muscles that work to internally rotate

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How the Cold Weather Can Have an Impact on Your Muscles and Tendons - CCA

How the Cold Weather Can Have an Impact on Your Muscles and Tendons

November 18, 2015

You may find that as the weather gets colder, you may experience more aches and pains, and even feel like your muscles are stiffer. This is even more evident for workers who work outside in the winter, or individuals with certain ailments. The cold weather can increase the risk of suffering from MSK injuries and

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How to Stay Active At Home When the Days Get Shorter - CCA

How to Stay Active At Home When the Days Get Shorter

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 and mobile is important to keeping

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Eating Right for Your MSK Health - CCA

Eating Right for Your MSK Health

November 04, 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, such as increased physical activity. One

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