Tips For Buying Mattress

Tips for Buying a Mattress

Dr. Edward Chan, DC, R.Ac. Blog

A good night’s rest is important for your MSK health and ensures you can continue doing your daily activities. Lack of sleep can also cause decreased work productivity, greater number of sick days used, and increased injury rates. Consider replacing your mattress if you wake up repeatedly with a sore back or your current mattress is older than 10 years.  …

Three Ways Help Manage Repetitive Strain

Three Ways To Help Manage Repetitive Strain

Dr. Edward Chan, DC, R.Ac. Blog

Repetitive strain injury (RSI) is typically caused by rapid, repeated use of muscles and joints. Numbness, tingling, burning sensation with, swelling, and aching pain are very common symptoms. Carpel tunnel syndrome, Golfer’s elbow, Tennis elbow and Rotator cuff injuries are examples. If you begin to experience such symptoms or pain in your hands, wrists, arms, or shoulders, see us for …

How Use Backpack

How to use a Backpack

Mohsen Rafieian B.Sc. PT, M.Sc. Anat. MCPA Blog

Improper usage of a backpack may cause neck, shoulder, upper and lower back pain, especially in children and adolescence. It is imperative to us, that your child is properly using their backpack. So,  we have listed below, adjustments that can be made to avoid the adverse effects of improper backpack usage. Make the backpack as light as possible. It is …

Why Need Custom Made Orthotics

Do I need Custom Made Orthotics?

Mohsen Rafieian B.Sc. PT, M.Sc. Anat. MCPA Blog

Commonly, people who have an improper arch height or other abnormalities in their feet, do not realise it. High or low arch in the feet may lead to chronic pain and fatigue, especially after prolonged standing or walking. It can also result in twisting of the shin bone in or out, eventually causing pain and discomfort in ankle, knee, hip …

Five Things About Concussions

Five Things About Concussions

Dr. Edward Chan, DC, R.Ac. Blog

Concussions should never be taken as a light injury and must be attended to. Here are five things about concussions. A concussion may be caused by a direct blow to the head, face, neck, or impact elsewhere that transmits force to the head. A concussion can occur from falling, or a car or bike accident. There is a greater risk …