When the days are getting shorter and the air outside is a lot colder, it’s tempting to stay indoors and do things that bring us comfort, like read books and watch movies. However, oftentimes our favourite winter activities leave us sedentary. When we are not as active as we are in the summer, it affects
September is just around the corner! That means your children will be looking towards a fresh start to the school year. A great way to start off is easing your children into a physically active lifestyle in order to stay fit, help with concentration, and maintain a healthy spine as they grow. Unfortunately, in Canada,
Kids are heading back to school! That means many of them will be walking and carrying their backpacks to class filled with books and homework. As exciting as this time of year is, it’s important to remember those backpacks can actually cause back pain if they’re not worn or packed correctly. This school year, we
If you’ve been following the Pan Am and Parapan Am Games you’ve probably seen the amount of rigorous training and physical strain the athletes endure to compete in their sport. In previous blog posts of our Back Series, during the Pan Am and Parapan Am Games, we’ve focused on the importance of preventing injuries with
As Canada shines at the Pan Am and Parapan Am Games, the chiropractic profession continues to support the health of athletes and other volunteers alike. In fact, nearly 140 chiropractic volunteers are onsite supporting the Games this summer! Often, chiropractors, as part of the healthcare team, not only help manage injuries but enhance athletic performance.
The musculoskeletal (MSK) system is made of an intricate network of muscles, bones, joints, tendons, and ligaments that help us perform the activities of daily life. It enables our physical movement as well as providing form, support and stability to our bodies. Injuries to any of these structures, or a combination of these, can cause