All posts tagged: Back Care Tips

Preparation and Conditioning for Skiing and Hockey

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team 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

Fun Activities for the Fall Season

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team When it gets colder we tend to move our activities indoors, which in some cases can decrease our activity level. Rather than letting yourself get into a slump during the fall and winter seasons, embrace fun activities as the weather begins

2 Types of Arthritis: How They Impact You and What You Need to Know

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team Arthritis is one of the most common conditions affecting the joints worldwide.1 In Latin, arthro- means joint and –itis means inflammation, so together arthritis means inflammation of a joint. Two common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. While they

9 Steps to Make Sure Your Child Is Using Their Backpack Correctly

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team As summer winds down it’s time to start thinking about back to school. That includes, lunches, books, and backpacks! It’s important to make sure backpacks fit properly from an early age. If backpacks are worn incorrectly over long periods of time,

7 Tips for Smart Hiking

The following article is from The Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team Hiking is a great way to get exercise outdoors; socialize with friends, family, or coworkers; and celebrate Canada’s parks this summer. In every case, it’s always a great idea to hike smart. Here are some quick tips to add to your

How Yoga Can Help Ease Your Pain

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Yoga is a helpful tool for physical and mental well-being. It combines stretching, strength, and meditation to ease stress in the body and promote strength, flexibility, and relaxation. But, did you know yoga also has the potential to help you with your

7 Ways to Fit Your Bike

This article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team Most people know you need a bike that you can step over and reach the pedals, but did you know there are several components that you can (and should) adjust to make your bike fit right? This is a practice pro cyclists

13 Ways to Turn Spring Cleaning into a Workout

This article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team Whenever Spring rolls around, warmer weather and increased sunshine is a big mood booster. It’s also traditionally the time we try to reset our living space and start our annual Spring cleaning routine. It doesn’t have to be a chore, though. Whether

5 Stretches and Exercises for Better Posture

This article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team How many hours a day do you spend looking at a screen with your head tilted forward? Think about it. Chances are if you own a cell phone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer, you’ve spent hours viewing these devices. Other instances where