To help manage osteoarthritis pain, Tom Kellar and Colleen Fraser stay active while aging, including taking regular walks near their Sudbury home. Tom Kellar and his wife, Colleen Fraser, from Sudbury, Ontario, have always tried to stay active while aging by going to the gym, walking, or hitting the trails on snowshoes or skis during the winter. But in recent years, the pain made exercise a challenge for both of them. For Kellar, the pain [...]
Arthritis affects about one in five Canadians or more than six million people. Many people living with this condition say they need help to complete daily tasks because arthritis limits their abilities. With symptoms like stiffness and often painful inflammation, arthritis limits your mobility and how well you can move your joints. Chiropractic care helps alleviate arthritis symptoms, so you can move through your day with less pain. Although symptoms are more likely to show [...]
Active living is important for your health and well-being, no matter what your age is, but it can be vital for older adults. Being active and mobile can help prevent many chronic conditions that can impact you as you age. Even moderate exercise can contribute to your body’s balance and bone strength, which is why it’s never too late to start exercising.
Check out this double-sided one page tip sheet with simple tips for older adults to improve their posture, keep their spine aligned and aches and pains at a minimum. Click the Download File button to view/download/print a high-resolution PDF. You can also email or share it on social media. Just select the email or your preferred social media icon from the icon bar. To find a chiropractor near you, use the chiropractor locator on our website. In Ontario, [...]