Looking Ahead Millennials And Long Term Health

Looking Ahead: Millennials and Long-Term Health

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

Are you born between the 1980’s and early 2000’s, digitally connected and savvy? Here are some things for millennials to consider: The average adult glances at their smartphone 5 times a day, in contrast to an average of 109 times a day for a millennial. The use of computers, tablets, and mobile devices may result in increased hunching which can …

Healthy Spine During Trips

A Healthy Spine During Trips

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

Making safe and smart choices throughout your travels will help you to enjoy your vacation. Here are some tips for your trip. Supporting your lower back Provide support for your low back, avoid prolonged sitting and try reclining to reduce stress on your spine. Sit Properly While seated, your knees should be supported and bent at more or less a …

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 …