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Category Archives: Overall Back Health

Brent’s recovery from an industrial work-related back injury

After a work-related back injury added to Brent’s ongoing low back pain, leaving him with severe pain, numbness in both legs and unable to work, he turned to chiropractic care for help. As a heavy-equipment operator, 45-year-old Brent Pataki needs to regularly lift heavy loads for his job at a paving company in Sudbury. After […]

Matt’s rehab road back after car crash injuries to his neck, femur and ribs

Several years ago, Matt Morling was in a severe accident when another driver hit his vehicle head on. This devastating crash took the life of his grandmother and left Matt with fractures to his neck, left femur and ribs. Dr. Barbara Rodwin is familiar with the arduous rehab many patients like Matt have to go […]

How Chris curbed the back pain diabetes can bring

Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of nine, Chris Drake, 39, first started having issues with his back in his late twenties. It sidelined his much-loved golf habit, which Chris, an entrepreneur, had played competitively and continued to play multiple times a week, often with business clients. Although he was in good shape […]

Pam almost missed her trip to Italy due to low back pain

Pam Damoff, a town councilor in Oakville, has always enjoyed an active lifestyle, especially cycling and the feeling of freedom that she experiences when she is out for a ride. However, all it took was the simple, innocuous act of putting on her socks one day for this to quickly change. Pam felt something shift […]

Treating Sharon’s whiplash and boosting her overall health

When Sharon Pike was involved in a car accident a few years ago, she needed a chiropractor — and discovered that reaching one was easier than she thought. “I started going to see Dr. Christopher Morgan at TAIBU Community Health Centre in 2016,” says Sharon, a Toronto medical technician who sustained whiplash and other injuries […]

Coletta’s return to tennis after a shoulder and arm injury

Coletta McGrath, an executive director of a community health centre in St. Catharines, is an avid tennis player who enjoys an active lifestyle. However, a serious car accident, which caused significant damage to her right arm and shoulder, put her tennis playing days in doubt. Coletta’s arm was successfully treated with the surgical insertion of […]

TIPS TO ENJOY HEALTHY KNITTING

Many of us turn to knitting to pass the time and can be a great exercise for those with hand pain. However, knitting is a repetitive motion and can lead to a variety of injuries, much like typing, sewing and other repetitive tasks. Knitting can cause strain not only on the hands and wrists, but […]

SITTING DOWN ON THE JOB

Does your job find you sitting most of the day? While sitting can seem restful, keep in mind that staying in any one position for long periods of time can cause strain and injury to your muscles, joints, tendons and ligaments. Sustained sitting can take a toll on your neck and lower back – steady […]

SUMMER FIT TIPS

In summer our thoughts turn to Canada’s great outdoors, and pursuits such as golfing, running or gardening. Being active can help you maintain a healthy weight, flexibility and good posture, build strong bones, and relieve stress. Recreational activities are a great way to enjoy these benefits while having fun. Whether you pick up a garden […]

SUMMER FIT TIPS

In summer our thoughts turn to Canada’s great outdoors, and pursuits such as golfing, running or gardening. Being active can help you maintain a healthy weight, flexibility and good posture, build strong bones, and relieve stress. Recreational activities are a great way to enjoy these benefits while having fun. Whether you pick up a garden […]