Office Ergonomics: A Summary of Design Considerations

I am often asked how to properly set up an office space so that it is ergonomically better. Here is a list of things to consider when setting up your office space to make the office ergonomics better. Computer workstations: The monitor & keyboard positions, lighting and seating are especially important in preventing work-related musculoskeletal disorders & eye discomfort. These aspects should be taken into consideration to prevent discomfort &/or injury. - Neutral posture at the keyboard & mouse-arms comfortably at the sides, elbows approximately at 90 degrees, forearms parallel to floor, knees slightly below hips & wrists straight - Chairs [...]

Benefits of Massage Therapy: More Than Just Relaxation

Benefits of Massage Therapy Most people will probably agree that getting a massage is an amazing experience. Life is stressful and sometimes we forget to make time for ourselves. Take some time out of a long, stressful day and just letting it all go - your massage therapist can help. The environment is incredibly relaxing and there’s nothing to think about or do but lay there and feel muscles relax at the skillful touch of the therapist. The benefits of massage therapy go beyond relaxation. Massage therapy can help you in a number of different ways and for a number of [...]

By |2021-04-07T16:00:24+00:00December 15, 2018|Chiropractic|0 Comments

Benefits of Going to a Chiropractor

Benefits of Going to a Chiropractor Living with pain is tough. On some days, you feel like you’re in control and can handle whatever your body throws your way. Then some days all you want to do is stay in bed. You may try to alleviate these issues with medications, but these can have undesirable side effects. In an attempt to get your life back, you look for any answers. Maybe you thought about seeing a chiropractor before, but were unsure of how it could benefit you. The benefits of going to a chiropractor can help you more than you might [...]

Reduce Tension Headaches

Reduce Tension Headaches Headaches are rarely fun. They put a damper on your day and make it difficult to enjoy life. They can be caused by various factors, and some of the most common types of headaches are tension headaches. Thankfully, there are a lot of things you can do to reduce tension headaches What Is a Tension Headache? It’s unknown exactly what causes a tension headache, but some of the contributors include stress, lack of sleep, or not eating throughout the day. Other issues that contribute to tension headaches include eye strain or vision issues, poor posture that leads to [...]

By |2021-04-07T18:19:22+00:00November 15, 2018|Headache|0 Comments

Reducing recurrent low back pain

Two recent studies published by the medical profession show the benefit on chiropractic care for long term back health. Both studies talk about the value of what is called maintenance care provided by chiropractors. The first paper comes from the Rheumatology and Rehabilitation department in the faculty of medicine at the University of Mansoura and was published in the journal 'Spine'. Their findings across 60 patients with non-specific chronic low back pain showed the greatest improvement when they were adjusted regularly (12 times) in the first month and then following a maintenance schedule (2 times per month) for the following 9 [...]

By |2017-02-23T21:31:06+00:00February 23, 2017|Downtown Toronto Chiropractor Blog|0 Comments
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