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Best Tips for Home Office Ergonomics and Hazards to Avoid

2021-06-29T15:16:12-04:00

Best Tips for Home Office Ergonomics and Hazards to Avoid COVID-19 has led to a drastic shift in the way we work. Companies and organizations across the globe are adopting flexible hours, providing more options to work from home, and in some cases going fully remote. This has ultimately created a “new normal” where people can now expect to work from home more than they ever did before – and this is not easy for [...]

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Support for Ontario nurses to help prevent back pain and injury

2021-06-29T15:18:32-04:00

Support for Ontario nurses to help prevent back pain and injury Across the globe, COVID-19 has put frontline health-care workers at the centre of response and care around the clock. These include nurses who have been particularly impacted by the pandemic by working longer hours and being deployed to different units where they may not have previous experience. As result of being in a new environment and working under strenuous conditions, nurses are one population [...]

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CCGI Low Back Pain Exercise Video

2021-01-11T16:21:48-05:00

CCGI Evidence-based Low Back Pain Exercises This video provides preliminary exercises and introduces you to the low back pain video series. This series is designed to help reduce your pain and improve your spine, muscle and joint strength, flexibility and other functions.  This series is based on recommendations from the Clinical Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Low Back Pain. It is produced by the Canadian Chiropractic Guideline Initiative (CCGI). Low Back Pain Videos in [...]

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Yoga Exercises for Back Pain

2022-06-16T13:34:07-04:00

Chiropractors encourage patients to take an active role in their care. Yoga, among chiropractic and other therapies, is a great tool for low back pain. The practice of yoga is known to have several health benefits, including improved posture, strength, and increased range of motion. However, to fully benefit from yoga, it is helpful to learn some basic yoga exercises. Irina Andreea is a trainer and yoga teacher from Toronto. In this video, you will [...]

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Yoga for People with Low Back Pain

2021-01-11T16:22:01-05:00

Yoga can be an effective and gentle tool to help manage your low back pain. Its many benefits include relief from pain, stress and anxiety – it’s also fun and challenging!  Yoga can help you reduce muscle tension, increase flexibility and strength while improving your balance. Warm up before trying yoga, as you want to help your back pain, not make it worse.   Here is a list of yoga poses that are great for beginners and can be done at home! Always listen to your body and do not continue a [...]

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How to Prevent Back Pain While Weight Lifting

2022-07-18T10:18:38-04:00

If hitting the gym is on your to do list this year, then you may be ready for some heavy lifting. You may already know to bend your knees to lift with ease, but you also need to keep your back straight. Start with a Neutral Spine Studies show that the most common injuries among weightlifters are to the spine, shoulders and knees. Keeping your spine in a neutral position — with three natural curves [...]

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Four Exercises to Relieve Your New Mom Backache

2021-06-28T00:09:38-04:00

Now that you’re a new mom, you may have more important things to worry about than your newfound backache but ignoring it will make your mommy duties harder. The already demanding tasks of bending, carrying and feeding are even more challenging when back ache holds you back. While carrying your bundle of joy for nine months, your abdominal muscles have stretched to make room for delivery. This is a common cause of back pain in [...]

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