Shoveling Again in Mississauga

11 Feb

The snow keeps coming in Mississauga this winter and discussions with patients turn to shoveling techniques in order to not injure their backs. The best advice I have for patients is to treat the shoveling as an exercise: Warm up, cool down, take breaks, drink water, and listen to your body. If you shovel properly you will be stronger because of it. If you shovel rushed with poor form you will most likely injure your back.…

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10 Feb
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Shoulder Suggestions From Our Mississauga...

Shoulder problems? Here are some shoulder suggestions from our Mississauga Chiropractors! I constantly see patients who have shoulder pain and problems and have great success in helping their bodies naturally heal their frustrating shoulder injuries when they are under chiropractic care.  These are the suggestions that I frequently give patients. If the…

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3 Feb
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Being Present

Master being present in your life. We are too often focused on the future – What we want and who we want to become. Make an effort to master being present – Focus on now and appreciate life as it happens. I make an effort to do this with my…

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26 Jan
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Pump Bump Haglund

Pump Bump or Haglund Deformity WHAT’S THE PROBLEM? Haglund deformity is commonly known as a “pump bump” or retrocalcaneal bursitis. It presents as a painful enlargement of the back of the heel bone that becomes irritated by shoe gear. HOW DOES IT FEEL? The Haglund deformity presents as a red, painful, and swollen area in the back of the heel bone (calcaneus). Patients may also develop pain upon motion of the ankle joint and after activity, due to irritation of the Achilles Tendon. The syndrome usually occurs in females in the 2nd to 3rd decade, due to the irritation of the rigid heel counter of…

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19 Jan
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Top 10 Healthy Habits

Add these healthy habits into your life and feel better naturally! Keep cellphones away from body: Studies show possible link between cellphones and cancer Eco-friendly cleaners: Use natural floor, bathroom and kitchen cleaners (like vinegar) Mouth hygiene: Brush teeth with non-triclosan and antibiotic-free toothpaste Hydrate: drink filtered or Reverse Osmosis water…

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