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How chiropractic care can help with painful shoulders and neck

In Canada, shoulder and neck pain are common ailments affecting adults of working age, and the impact of the pain varies. Even when mild, the pain could still prevent the people from enjoying their life fully, or performing job-related tasks.  Intense shoulder pains, meanwhile, can be a symptom of an underlying problem. One of the […]

Reducing Wrist Pain in the Workplace

Wrist pain is becoming an increasingly prevalent problem in the workplace. Offices, retail spaces, factories and any other job sites where repetitive wrist motions are necessary can easily cause wrist pain. Many people see this as a mere hazard of the job. However, that doesn’t have to be the case. You can reduce the severity […]

How to Prevent Gardening Injuries

Most people view gardening as an idyllic, gentle hobby. After all, you’re out there in your back yard, surrounded by nature and breathing fresh air. The sun is shining, the birds are singing, the flowers are blooming – what could possibly go wrong?  The truth is, gardening really is a wonderful, wholesome, soul-nurturing activity, but […]

6 Health Benefits of Massage Therapy

A massage is much more than a luxurious treat; it’s also a way to achieve better health. Many physical rehabilitation programs use it, and it can provide relief from many chronic conditions, relieve stress, and help you get better sleep. Documentation of its use dates back 3000 years, making it one of the oldest health […]

How to Sleep with Back Pain

People who suffer from lower back pain usually find it very difficult to fall asleep at night.  These people not only find it difficult to fall asleep, but they also find it difficult to stay asleep.  At any given moment during their sleep, they can awaken to find themselves in severe pain.  Treating the back […]

Acupuncture to Treat Lower Back Pain

Affecting roughly 80 percent of the world’s population at one time or another, lower back pain is a common complaint that’s not always easy to treat since symptoms aren’t always linked to a physical source that can be pinpointed with great accuracy by image testing. The use of acupuncture to treat lower back pain, while […]

The 5 Best Indoor Fitness Activities This Winter

Don’t let the cold weather cause you to pack on the pounds this winter! There are lots of ways to keep active and fit this winter without having to go outside. Get your heart rate up, build muscle or work on your flexibility by trying one of these indoor fitness activities this winter. Walking and […]

ACL Injuries

Athletes who participate in sports that place significant stress on their knees are susceptible to an injury to the anterior cruciate ligament. Among the most common causes are quick changes of direction, sudden stopping, landing improperly from a jump and a direct impact collision. Of course, you don’t have to be involved in athletics to […]