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

Chiropractic Care for Expectant Mothers

Ask any mother and she will tell you - pregnancy can really put a major strain on a woman's body. An average-weight female will gain anywhere from 25 to 35 pounds during her pregnancy. That's a lot of extra stress placed on the body! Add to this, the hormonal and vascular changes that take place during pregnancy and it's no wonder that it is pretty common for pregnant women to experience increased levels of discomfort. In fact, studies show that about 50 percent of all mothers-to-be suffer from lower back pain and many suffer from irritation to the sciatic nerve as [...]

Is Your Driving Causing You Back and Neck Pain?

If you drive yourself to and from work every day or if you usually drive fairly long distances, you have probably experienced back pain. You are not the first person to experience this. About 30%-60% of drivers experience back pain caused or made worse by driving. Indeed, driving can be quite an uncomfortable and painful task, especially if you also have improper driving techniques. That is why it is highly important that you know and fully understand what can cause back and neck pains while driving and what precautions you can take to avoid them. Why Does Driving Cause Back and [...]

By |2018-03-12T14:00:14+00:00March 28, 2018|Back Pain, Chiropractic, Chiropractic Treatment|0 Comments

Practice These Stretches and Exercises to Improve Your Posture

Has anyone ever told you that your posture is not good? Sometimes people don't notice that they are beginning to hunch over because poor posture is not something that you notice at once. Perhaps you are feeling some stiffness in your neck or your back is aching and you just apply a liniment or take medicine for the pain without even actually thinking of what may be causing those pains. Posture is often the last thing that many people would consider the cause of body pain when, unfortunately, it can be the main reason. Being aware of it is just the [...]

By |2017-10-27T15:51:50+00:00October 11, 2017|Downtown Toronto Chiropractor Blog|0 Comments

Minimize the Effects of Constrained Posture at Work

You probably know about this already, but we’d like to tell you once again – those countless hours you spend sitting in front of your computer at work add up and you can expect the toll it takes on your body and your posture.   For instance, if you are doing your reading or typing slouched over your desk, you are affecting the function of your lungs and also putting pressure on other internal organs. This can greatly affect your breathing and your body’s functionality.  Bad posture can also compromise your circulation, especially in your legs.   Needless to say, you [...]

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