3 Tips for Finding Time for Your Fitness

It can be difficult to find time for fitness when your schedule is busy or when you are not used to the new routine. That’s okay! The Ontario Chiropractic Association released an excellent blog post with three great tips on how you can make time to get your exercise in so you can stay in…

5 Back Stretches to Improve Mobility

Stretching helps our body remain strong, flexible, and healthy. At the same time, it helps us achieve that full range of motion that can help minimize the risk of inujry. Irina, a personal trainer in Toronto, demonstrates five back stretches to help improve your mobility. Shoulder mobility Reach behind/cowface pose Doorway lean Cat/cow pose Lower…

4 Steps to Stay Safe During The Coronavirus Outbreak

In light of recent events, it is more important that we encourage our community to stay calm during this period of time. There are also procedures we can follow to do what we can to keep our community, our loved ones, and yourself safe. Here are 4 best practices you can follow during these trying…

5 Mindful Eating Tips during the Holidays

That time of the year is fast approaching when there’s copious amounts of delicious food all around you! December comes with great joy, celebration and food! Be ahead of the season this year and be mindful of the food options that are present rather than indulging in everything. A healthy lifestyle doesn’t have to start…

Modern Day Spine Killer: Text Neck

Modern Day Spine Killer: Text Neck Dr. Dean Tapak, chiropractor at Performance Health on Dougall Avenue, describes text neck as pain and damage sustained from looking down at your cellphone, tablet, or other wireless devices too frequently and for too long. “It happens when people are in a flexed forward position,” he said. “Over long…

Cycling Workout For The Upcoming Event

Cycling Workout For The Upcoming Event The winter months are tough when we cannot get out and ride. Especially when training for an upcoming event or scheduled ride like me with The Ride to Conquer Cancer. Aside from cycling, we should consider lower extremity and core strengthening that will help muscle fatigue on the long rides. We…

Top 10 Foods To Avoid With Hyperthyroidism

Top 10 Foods To Avoid With Hyperthyroidism Some important symptoms of hyperthyroidism are anxiety, hand tremors, heart palpitations, sleep difficulties, weight loss, bulging eyes, scant or irregular period & enlargement of thyroid gland. 1. Iodine Rich Foods Iodine increases the activity of the thyroid gland. Therefore consider avoiding foods rich in iodine if you are suffering from…

What is Shockwave Therapy?

What is Shockwave Therapy? Shockwave Therapy (SWT) is revolutionary new technology which provides non-surgical treatment for many conditions that historically could only be resolved through surgical intervention. Shockwave Therapy promotes healing of degenerated or injured tissue leading to reduced pain and an increase in joint function. “Until taking shockwave therapy I was in denial and…

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