All posts tagged: Common Conditions

4 Things Athletes Can Do to Prevent Injuries

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team With the summer winding down and Fall sports programs opening up, it’s time to consider getting the most out of your athletic preparation, injury prevention, and treatment. Whether you’re new to a sport or are a seasoned athlete, here are four

3 Ways to Manage “Text Neck”

This article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team Our phones always have our attention, often from the alarm we wake up to, until the moment we go to sleep and it sits charging on our bedside tables. Throughout our day, however, repeatedly using our phones without taking breaks can cause

Exercises to Keep Your Arches Happy and Get You up and Running

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropratic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team Summer is a great time to lace up your sneakers and get running or walking for your overall health and well-being. Did you know there are exercises you can do to strengthen your feet? There’s no question that our feet do

10 Tips to Keep Your Kids Safe in the Sun and Heat

This article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. // Author: CCA Staff Team As the days get longer and the temperatures rise, the more time you are likely spending in the sun. Among the most vulnerable to both sun and heat illness are infants and young children.1,2 The sun is more powerful than you

13 Activities to Exercise Your Brain

This article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. //Author: CCA Staff Team As a society, we’re constantly reminded to exercise our bodies, but when was the last time you were reminded to exercise your mind? Part of a healthy lifestyle involves exercising your brain. Your brain can be trained like a muscle, and without

Taking Charge of Your Headaches: A Guide for Pain Management

This article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. //Author: CCA Staff Team You have a headache? You certainly are not alone! Fifty-nine percent of Canadian adults report suffering from some form of headache.1 Headaches can be debilitating, but most often feel like unpleasant discomfort, pain or pressure that can be addressed by manual therapies, relaxation

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 Things You Should Know About Concussions

This article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Participating in sports is a great way to stay active and in some sports, a level of physical contact is required. However, this physical contact can sometimes result in injury. Although we hope that you are able to play safely, concussions are a common traumatic brain

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