Winter is back once again along with the snow and frigid cold temperatures. You will need to get the winter gear out of storage, and don’t forget to find your snow shovel. Shovelling snow last year was probably the last time that you did anything physical. Have you ever noticed that after shovelling snow yourContinue Reading »
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As one can imagine, the spine is extremely complex – it takes considerable understanding of the anatomy to decipher sources that could be causing a person spinal pain. What am I talking about when I say spinal pain? In a general sense, I am talking about the NECK, or the cervical region, the MID-BACK, orContinue Reading »
Post Stampede pains are no joke: those ten days that now seem to have happened years ago are often the first time that many people have a break from sitting at their desks and staring at screens all day. And, during those ten days, you are likely not eating well, drinking enough water, dancing inContinue Reading »
Do you tackle every task that comes your way in a timely fashion, or do you put things on the backburner and wait until the last minute? Are you living life to the fullest or letting it pass you by? These are important questions, and you won’t be able to get the most out ofContinue Reading »
Wow, if you read last week’s article, Paul illustrated how for every inch of forward head posture, it can increase the weight of your head on the spine by an additional 10 pounds. Our goal is to re-establish what we as Therapists call “axial extension”, which is a fancy word for “straighten up”. As youContinue Reading »
Most people suffer from tension in their necks and shoulders at some point in their lives, which is hardly surprising if you consider the job the neck has to do. Poor posture, bad working positions and carrying heavy bags all contribute to making the problem worse. Most of us have experienced this pain – yourContinue Reading »