Chiropractic

camping tips back pain

7 Camping Tips That Will Save Your Back This Summer

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team Summer weather is here! This means there are more opportunities to go outdoors and have fun. One activity that many of us look forward to in the summer months is camping. The fresh air, a well-lit campfire and a dip in

Subluxations

Beyond the Adjustment

The following article is from the Pathways to Family Wellness website. Author: Joe Stoeckel For those of us who have embraced the chiropractic / holistic world, it is no secret that we benefit physically and emotionally from chiropractic adjustments as skilled hands bring our spine into alignment.  Subluxations are minimized as the sympathetic and parasympathetic

Low Back Pain

Canada’s Low Back Pain Epidemic

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team Involuntary spasms in your lower back? A dull throbbing ache? Shooting pain down your leg? You are most likely suffering from low back pain (LBP). If you’ve never had low back pain, chances are you will at some point in your

Driving Posture

Behind the Wheel: Posture Check!

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team Last week, we discussed the stresses that driving can place on the musculoskeletal system. In fact, studies have been conducted, particularly with bus and truck drivers, that show a higher risk of developing MSK conditions associated with these occupations. Vehicle vibrations,

Back Saving Tips for Drivers

Five Back Saving Tips for Drivers

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team Musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions are prevalent among habitual drivers. Whether you work in your vehicle or commute to work through rush-hour traffic, you may have experienced some level of back or neck pain. In fact, studies have shown a high incidence of

Can Chiropractic Help with Breastfeeding

Can Chiropractic Help with Breastfeeding?

The following article is from the Pathways to Family Wellness magazine. Author: Peter J. Braglia, D.C.   We all know it is important for babies to get good nutrition so that they can be healthy and strong. However, some mothers find it really difficult to breastfeed for various reasons. It is so important that mothers

Strengthening Your Core

3 Ways Strengthening Your Core Can Help Your Back

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team It’s just a simple thing…until it isn’t. Strengthening your core plays a much more important role than just getting that six-pack. Approximately 85% of Canadians can expect to experience low back pain at some point in their life.1 A large part of

muscle soreness

What causes muscle soreness after working out?

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team You may have heard the expression, “no pain, no gain” when it comes to embarking on a fitness journey, but have you ever wondered why certain forms of exercise result in pain in the form of muscle soreness? The technical term

Inflammation

Inflammation 101

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team What is inflammation? Inflammation is a natural process that your body activates to respond to foreign substances. This process is in place to protect our bodies from threats such as toxins, viruses, and bacteria. It’s the reason why you might experience

Pain Management

5 Ways You Can Manage Your Pain

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team Spine, muscle and nervous system pain has many causes including physical trauma, poor posture, repetitive motion, overuse, and wear and tear. The pain may be so severe it keeps you from falling asleep, leaving you fatigued and unable to focus on