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How many people really listen to what their body is telling them? Since no part of the body is immune to stress, it can affect the entire body, taking a heavy toll on the nervous and digestive systems. If you don’t want stress to become part of your norm, here’s what to look for... Learn More
If you wake up with aches and pains that were not there when you went to bed, it may be time to get a new mattress. A good mattress supports the natural contours of the body, letting your muscles and joints fully relax. You’ll have a more restful sleep and a lower risk for aches, pains and stiffness that can occur after a hard day's work. Learn More
About 80% of the population will experience back pain at some point in their lives. But how can you tell if it is serious or not? Most low back strain and sprain injuries will resolve themselves with a little help within a week or so. To determine if your injury is more serious, look for the following symptoms: pain in other body areas, numbness, and loss of strength or co-ordination are all signs to seek professional help sooner rather than later. Try these tips to help yourself recover. Learn More
We’ve all experienced stress while trying to balance our personal and professional lives. Not having enough hours in the day to manage conflicting priorities causes us to go into overdrive, leading to stress. Learn More
A helmet can reduce your risk of sports injury by 30 per cent. Whether you enjoy biking, boarding, or blading in the summer or skiing, skating and sledding in the winter, pick the right helmet for the job and always wear it. Learn More
Questions & Answers
“When should I consider chiropractic care?”
If you experience pain that lasts more than a few days, consult a chiropractor for an assessment. A chiropractor will recommend a course of treatment specific to you which may include spinal adjustments, joint mobilization, muscle release techniques, muscle stimulation or therapeutic exercises. Most people respond well to treatment and get back to their regular activities faster than waiting it out. To find a chiropractor near you, visit Locate a Chiropractor on the Canadian Chiropractic Association website.