Stay Standing This Winter! Falling on ice can leave you red-faced with embarrassment, or far more seriously, hurt badly from taking a knee to the ice or falling awkwardly on icy snow. Slippery sidewalks, driveways and icy parking lots can be risk factors for falls in winter. Avoid a bad fall with these top tips! Walk like a penguin The penguin waddle helps you keep a centre of gravity over the front leg as you [...]
‘Tis the season for eating great food, spending quality time with loved your ones and sharing cherished traditions. Unfortunately, all of the hustle and bustle can also bring you an unwelcome gift—back pain. Holiday activities such as shopping, wrapping gifts and skating can cause your muscles to work in ways they're not usually used and can result in neck, shoulder or back pain. Try these five tips to reduce your chances of pain and strain: [...]
Gardening is a great way to stay active and have fun in the sun. But many Canadians sustain injuries that can be easily prevented with a little know-how.