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Backpack 101

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.

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Common Conditions: Tennis Elbow

As summer gets into full swing, many of us start returning to outdoor activities we haven’t done since last year. And with this increase in yard work, summer sports, and home renos, some aches and pains are bound to come with it.

If you’ve noticed your elbow and forearm feeling painful, weak, or even tingling, you might be suffering from tennis elbow, even if you haven’t picked up a racquet. Despite its misleading name, tennis elbow is a common injury that can occur with any type of repetitive activity – not just tennis. Swimmers, baseball players, carpenters, and even cashiers can all suffer from the condition.

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My Chiropractic Story

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

Is Your Wallet Causing Your Back Pain?

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.

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