Spinal Hygiene: Sitting to Standing Posture Back pain can worsen when transitioning from a sitting position to a standing position. This is mainly caused by the rounding of the spine while attempting to stand up, which causes the low back to lift the weight of your body as you manoeuvre. Adapting a squatting posture to
Bruegger Postural Relief Exercise Retrain your posture by perfoming this postural relief exercise at the top of every hour! Think about how much time you spend a day hunched forward, reaching for items, using a lap top or cell phone. Now think about how many times you arch backwards, or squeeze your shoulders together?
What is Tumeric? Suffering an injury can be debilitating for most individuals. Especially when they struggle to manage varying levels of discomfort on a daily basis. One of the largest deciding factors for new patients seeking treatment is that they want to reduce their reliance on over the counter anti-inflammatories such as Advil or Tylenol.
What is sciatica? The term “sciatica” gets thrown around quite often to describe any combination of ‘pins and needles’ sensation, burning, or shooting pain that travels down the leg. As a blanket term ‘sciatica’ can accurately describe this cluster of symptoms rather easily, which may explain its over use. It is important to make
What is Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy? The Pelvic Floor is a group of muscles that sit in the base of the pelvis. Most commonly these muscles are known for their role in bowel, bladder and sexual function. They also play a key role in the core which means dysfunction in the pelvic floor can often lead
How Do I Garden Without Pain? With Spring in full bloom, we find ourselves spending more time on our gardens and less time worrying about our bodies. Gardening is a major offender for causing back pain and injury! So, how do we make our garden flourish without sacrificing our physical health? Read below! Warm Up
What is Arthritis? In general terms, Arthritis is the inflammation of one or more joints that is usually accompanied by pain or stiffness that worsens with age. There are several types of arthritis but the most common are osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The pain is often very debilitating and can limit people from
What is Spinal Decompression? Spinal Decompression is a technique that utilizes a specialized table to gently traction or gaps the joints of the lower back (lumbar spine). By gapping the joints of the lower back, a negative pressure is created causing a vacuum-like effect to occur. This allows protruding disc material to be coaxed back
What Can A Chiropractor Do? Chiropractic is a system of therapy focused on the structure of the body, particularly the spine. Chiropractors manipulate the body's alignment to relieve pain and improve function and to help the body heal itself. While the mainstay of chiropractic is spinal manipulation, chiropractic care may also include other treatments, including
What is Laser Therapy? What Are the Benefits of Low-Level Laser Therapy? We hear it often: too much sun exposure is harmful to your body and can cause detrimental health effects. One of the reasons is due to how powerful light energy can be. But in a low, controlled setting, light exposure, or low-level laser therapy