A man with his furry companion taking a nice winter walk. Active Health Centre's December Update

Our December Clinic Update

It’s hard to believe that the end 2020 is quickly approaching! I’m sure many of us are happy to see it go. While 2020 has certainly brought its challenges, there have been some exciting developments at Active Health Centre. Most of you know that October 29th was Dr. DeFinney’s last day of chiropractic practice after…

Working from home? Here are some tips to help make your workstation much more comfortable!

Working From Home Tips From Dr. Hewitt

With the uncertain nature of 2020 working from home has become a reality for a large proportion of the workforce and this is not likely to change anytime soon. Although working from the comfort of home has its benefits many home offices have not been designed to support long-term use. A recent article in the…

Active Health Centre Fall October 2020 Clinic Update

Our Fall Clinic Update

It’s been a while since our last update! We have been back in full swing at the office for some time now and we are happy to report that things are operating very smoothly. The outpouring of support from our community and from our loyal patients has been incredibly heartwarming. Our staff are all so…

Active Health Centre Team wearing face masks within the clinic to keep patients safe and healthy.Active Health Centre Is fully operational

Our Clinic Update – We Are Fully Operational!

We Are Open! We have now been back in full swing at the office since June 1st. Things are operating smoothly and we appreciate everyone’s co-operation with all of the new policies and procedures put in place to keep everyone safe and healthy. We now have all of our chiropractors and massage therapists back in…

Important update on Active Health Centre's Urgent Care and Re-opening

Important Clinic Update on Urgent Care and Re-opening

Hello from the Active Health Team! We hope that you and yours all remain safe and healthy. We are providing another clinic update as the climate for re-opening is changing so rapidly it’s the best way for us to keep everyone informed. Urgent Care The first update is with respect to urgent care. While our…

Active Health's COVID-19 Clinic Update. Virtual appointments are available!

Our COVID-19 Clinic Update

We hope this update finds you and yours safe and healthy. As of today, it appears that our collective efforts are having a significant impact on “flattening the curve” here in Ontario. At Active Health Centre we continue to try to do our part in fighting this virus by remaining closed for patient visits.  Virtual…

what is occupational therapy

A Primer on Occupational Therapy

If you’ve never been treated by an occupational therapist, you may be confused about what they do or even what occupational therapy is.  This form of therapy is often required following an injury suffered at work to return the patient to full health and function. What is Occupational Therapy? Occupational therapy isn’t limited to your…

Muscle and Joint Pain in the Morning

This is Why You Feel Pain in Muscles & Joints in the Morning

It’s safe to say that most of us would like to be the kind of person who jumps out of bed in the morning ready to make the most of the day. “Up and at ‘em!” they say before they head out and conquer the world each day. It’s also safe to say that the…

High School Sports Concussion

3 High School Sports With the Highest Concussion Rates

We’re all still learning about the causes and effects of concussions. Anyone can suffer a concussion in a wide variety of situations, including a fall or motor vehicle accident. But contact sports are generally considered to pose an increased risk of concussions for its participants. Unfortunately, the high school sports with the highest rates of…

Holiday and Winter Blues

How to Stop the Holiday and Winter Blues Before They Begin

They may have already grabbed you. For some, it doesn’t set in until February. For others, the Christmas holidays are tough to get through. The ‘winter blues’ can happen to any of us. And it’s no surprise. The days are shorter, the weather is colder, and even those of us who enjoy winter activities probably…