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Yard Work

3 Oct
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Yard Work I spent the afternoon with a chainsaw cutting out a tree trunk. It was a lot of fun and a lot of work. The clean up took quite a lot of energy and time as well. I have had back injuries from falls in the past and was glad that I was able to do this physical work thanks to regular chiropractic care and good habits. I even felt great that night. However,…

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19 Sep

Reoccurring Back Problems

Reoccurring Back Problems I heard from a Chiropractic patient recently regarding a concern of their friends that if they had help from a Chiropractor the problem would reoccur. Unfortunately, it is more likely that the problem will reoccur if they don’t seek Chiropractic help. Back problems happen for a reason…

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4 Sep

Backpack Safety

Backpack Safety A Backpack is an important part of getting ready for the first day of school – Here is information on how to use them properly The Ontario Chiropractic Association puts out information regarding backpack safety each year. Backpacks are an important part of a child’s school life, but can…

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12 May

Sitting Bad For Your Back And Health

Prolonged sitting is not good for your back – or your health. A new study (2015) in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that “Prolonged sedentary time was independently associated with deleterious health outcomes regardless of physical activity.” ‘Regardless of physical activity’ means that even if you are exercising one-hour…

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20 Apr

What are back spasms?

Back spasms occur when the muscles in your back grab painfully after bones in the back twist out of place. Usually this problem occurs while performing a quick physical movement, but this is not always so. It can also happen days after physical activity. The location is usually in the lower…

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8 Apr

How To Keep Your Back Healthy

Keeping your back healthy Keeping your back healthy is very important. Not only does your back help you physically move around, it supports your spinal cord which allows nerves from your brain to communicate with every tissue, cell, and organ in your body. Many people wait until their back injuries build…

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