Have you ever had pain radiate from your low back, through your hips, and down one leg? If so, you may have experienced sciatica. What exactly is it, and what can you do to treat the pain? In this blog post, we will explore what you need to know plus offer some tips for relief.
In May, we celebrate our mothers and show appreciation for all they do for us. With Mother’s Day fast approaching, it is a good opportunity to reflect on how much mothers typically give of themselves to their family, work, and communities, at times, neglecting their own health and wellbeing to help those around them. It
Chiropractors are a part of families’ healthcare teams across Canada, and they are of benefit to all members of the family. Naturally, many adults visit a chiropractor for a variety of conditions that they may develop due to aging, recreational and physical activities, and work. Yet, children and teens can also be at risk for
Your feet play an important role in your overall health—they serve as a strong base to your body when you’re standing and walking. However, at times, your feet and body may benefit from extra support by wearing custom orthotics. An orthosis is an externally applied device that is designed and fitted to the body that
The musculoskeletal (MSK) system plays an important role in maintaining health and independence as we age. More so, to manage chronic conditions like diabetes and heart disease requires a healthy MSK system to stay active and mobile. Yet, we know that the prevalence of MSK conditions tend to increase with age. For example, 25% of
There are many transitions in a person’s life—some may be personal, professional and even physical. Menopause is one such example. Often, women have to make difficult adjustments to their habits and lifestyle to manage the shift. Menopause is a normal stage in a women’s life, but can be quite disruptive. Taking measures in advance can