3 Signs that You Need More than Yoga to Cure Back Pain

There are a number of ways for someone dealing with recurring back pain to treat themselves. A daily regimen of focused stretching is probably the most common self-care treatment. Performing daily back stretches is a convenient way to ease muscular tension, which often forms in the lower back, shoulders, and neck region. Another popular self-care treatment is yoga, a full-body stretching exercise that promotes muscle relaxation and gives the spine some added support.   Yoga is an excellent practice to for keeping a healthy back. In a lot of cases where the back pain is not severe or recurring, a regular [...]

By |2018-11-27T17:57:00+00:00November 1, 2018|Alternative Medicine Toronto Blog|0 Comments

Decrease Neck Pain At Home

At-Home Tricks to Decrease Neck Pain Neck pain. We’ve all experienced it at some point. No matter what line of work you are in, neck pain is one of the most common physical ailments we all must come to terms with. You might be working in an office that requires you to put a strain on your back and neck. Or perhaps you work in a more physical profession like construction, a job that requires you to lift heavy objects and navigate tight spaces. The point is, whatever the job you do, chances are you’ve experienced neck pain. While you might [...]

By |2021-04-07T18:33:39+00:00October 15, 2018|Neck Pain|0 Comments

A Quick Guide to Spine Alignment

Understanding how spine alignment works is crucial if you want to isolate the root causes of all sorts of back and neck pain. Closely linked to our posture, spine alignment is what literally determines whether we can stand up straight every day or not.   And yet, despite its evident importance to all things posture and back pain-related, there seems to be a lot of confusion as to what spine alignment entails, and what can be done to maintain solid alignment as you age. How is it that so little is written about such a vital area of physical well-being?   [...]

By |2019-01-21T18:10:28+00:00September 15, 2018|Back Pain, Neck Pain|0 Comments

Tips to Alleviate Neck and Back Pain While Driving

For many people, it can feel as though the bulk of your days is time spent sitting down rather than actually moving around.  Whether seated at your office desk or driving through the daily commute, your posture can be compromised setting you up for back and neck pain. In fact, back pain is a common side effect of long hours spent on the road and amongst habitual drivers. Your body feels the impact not only from the prolonged sitting but also from the side swaying on the roads, driving over speed bumps and other vibrations, which can take its toll on [...]

By |2018-08-20T16:49:16+00:00August 28, 2018|Back Pain, Neck Pain|0 Comments

Excess Body Weight and Back Pain – Is There a Connection?

Having excess weight to the point of obesity can be harmful. This is a serious problem that affects both children and adults. It is common knowledge that obesity is associated with various diseases like diabetes, colon cancer, high blood pressure, and coronary heart disease. But did you know that your weight is also a contributing factor to your back pain? That is right. Being overweight can contribute to symptoms that are commonly associated with degenerative disc disease, osteoarthritis, and osteoporosis, among others.   How Excess Weight Can Affect the Spine Your spine carries your body's weight and distributes the load both [...]

By |2018-08-20T16:42:54+00:00August 14, 2018|Back Pain, Chiropractic|0 Comments
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