Even though these warmer temperatures have us feeling like it’s still summer outside, fall is officially here, and unfortunately, that means less daylight hours and colder temperatures. It also means less vitamin D.
It’s back to school time! Whether your kids are excited for the first day, or already dreading the alarm clock, it won’t be long before they begin to come home with backpacks filled with books and homework. But all of that weight and stress of their backpack could contribute to back pain if not carried correctly. Read on for tips to ensure your child is carrying their schoolwork safely.
If you’ve visited our office this summer, chances are you’ve heard Dr. Munn ask if you’ve been wearing flip-flops more often. While flip-flops can be a quick option when you’re running to the beach or outside to the garden, living in them all summer can lead to problems.
A very common question I get asked in my office is “why did you become a chiropractor”, and it’s one of my favourites!
If you ask any chiropractor this same question, you’ll find yourself getting various answers. Some had a direct and personal experience with chiropractic at a young age, some grew up with parents or family members who were chiropractors, and some had family members impacted by the profession. My story falls into the latter category. Read More
You’ve heard about it, read about it, seen it, and even smelled it, but what exactly is fish oil all about?
Take a deep breath.
Did your chest and shoulders rise or lift? Did your belly stick out? You may need to take another breath to check again. If you’ve noticed that your chest rises as you breathe, you’re actually breathing the wrong way!
Chest breathing is very inefficient for a number of reasons:
My what is causing my back pain?!
We are all aware of how things such as poor posture, uncomfortable chairs, and bad lifting techniques can all contribute to lower back pain. And maybe by now you’ve changed all these things, but still find yourself suffering. Well believe it or not, primarily for men, something small enough to fit in your pocket could be the cause: your wallet.
The holidays are here and it’s the most wonderful time of the year. The next couple of weeks will be spent with family and friends enjoying traditional activities like decorating the Christmas tree and watching holiday movies.
Planning on taking a road trip this summer? Going backpacking around Europe? Well before you pack up the car or board your flight, there are a few important things to consider.
It’s almost July, which means summer is in full swing and everyone’s trying to soak up the sun every chance they get. Along with the hot temperatures, outdoor patios, and days at the beach, the summer months also bring out one of our favourite things: Farmers’ Markets.