5 tips to reduce low back pain while cycling

Cycling is a great exercise and activity. It can be fun yet challenging and it has many health benefits. Some of the benefits of cycling include: Aerobic workout which helps increase cardiovascular fitness Helps build muscles and increase bone mass/density Non impact sport - puts less pressure on joints Helps with weight loss Can [...]

5 Tips to make shovelling snow safer and to avoid injuries

During the winter months, shovelling snow is a common contributor to injuries such as low back pain. In most cases, snow falls unexpectedly depending on where you live, and shovelling is something that must be done without delay. The movements involved with shovelling are repetitive and can cause excessive wear and tear. Therefore, it [...]

By | February 9th, 2017|Acute Injury, Back Pain, Healthy back, Healthy Living, Low back pain, Maintenance, MSK conditions, MSK injuries, Neck Pain, Pain, Pain management, Shovelling injury, Shovelling snow, Shovelling tips, Wellness|Comments Off on 5 Tips to make shovelling snow safer and to avoid injuries

8 Must-Know Principles of Exercise

During the past few years there has been a growing trend and interest in recreational activities and sports. As scientific knowledge and understanding of the importance of exercise on the human body is expanding, more and more people are engaging in sports and activities. The goals of exercise are widely different among individuals. Whether the [...]

Are you a weekend warrior or a professional athlete? A simple formula for success

There is no doubt that staying active and exercising is good for you. There is overwhelming evidence that engaging in any sport or activity and exercising regularly has many physical, psychological, and emotional benefits. Some of these benefits are listed below: Increase strength, flexibility, endurance Increase bone, joint, and muscle health Decrease fatigue Improve cardiovascular [...]

20 TIPS For Getting A Good Night Sleep

In my practice I see many patients that are suffering from chronic pain.  One of the common health findings with all these patients is inadequate amount of sleep and/or poor quality of sleep.  In other words, most of these patients often find that they are either not getting enough sleep or that they are not [...]

By | August 16th, 2012|Healthy Living, Maintenance, Sleep, Wellness|Comments Off on 20 TIPS For Getting A Good Night Sleep