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…

shoulder pain could mean you have one of these conditions.

This is Why You Have Pain When You Move Your Shoulder

Of course, if you tried to throw a football for the first time in who knows how long, you have a pretty good idea of why you have shoulder pain. But sometimes you feel pain when you move your shoulder and you don’t know what you did to cause it. Two things might have caused…

Here's 5 Key Elements Of Physical Fitness

5 Key Elements Of Physical Fitness

Considering all the detailed online advice, like recommendations for how much cardio is good, and strength training plans for leg day at the gym, we can sometimes lose sight of what are the main elements of overall physical fitness. After all, even if you do tons of cardio and crush it on leg day, you…

Stretches at the office that will help you stay active and less stressed

4 Office Desk Stretches to Help You Stay Fit

If you work at a desk all day, you’re probably on the computer a lot. If you’re on the computer a lot, you’re probably well aware of the dangers and harm to your health that working at a desk all day can do.  So what have you done about it lately? Don’t worry. Despite all…

Learn how to have a good night's rest when you have lower back pain

How To Sleep With Lower Back Pain

Most people don’t connect lower back pain with poor memory, weaker immune systems and even weight gain. That’s because, while none of those are directly linked to back pain, they can all be symptoms of poor sleep. And, as anyone who has tried to fall to sleep with lower back pain can attest, it can…

learn the difference between a chiropractor vs physiotherapist

Chiropractor vs Physiotherapist: Who Should You See?

Let’s say you’re suffering neck pain, or joint pain, or you have a sore shoulder, and you want relief. Who do you visit, a chiropractor or physiotherapist? Markham chiropractors and physical therapists treat many of the same muscular or skeletal conditions. But understanding the differences between chiropractic treatments and physical therapy can help you find…

understanding what causes static nerve pain

What Causes Sciatic Nerve Pain?

It’s a pain that radiates from your lower back down through your buttocks and into your legs, usually only on one side of your body. But it’s not as easy to define or classify sciatic nerve pain, commonly known as sciatica, as it is for other kinds of acute and chronic pain, like arthritis. The…

Is back pain normal during pregnancy

Is Back Pain Normal During Pregnancy?

The answer to if back pain is normal during pregnancy might seem like it would have a fairly straightforward “yes” or “no”. But, while, yes, some back pain is common during pregnancy, you should call your doctor if it becomes intolerable or debilitating. There’s evidence that 50% to 70% of women will experience some form…