Osteopath vs chiropractor | Active Health Centre

Osteopath vs Chiropractor: Which One Do You Need?

You have bad back pain, headaches or a musculoskeletal issue and nothing seems to work. You go online and you find out that both osteopaths and chiropractors in Markham may be able to help you. But it seems like their scope of practices cross paths in many ways, including their belief in treating the whole…

What is the real truth about nutrition | Active Health Centre

The Real Truth About Nutrition

You eat all the right, nutritious foods in a healthy, balanced diet, right? Whether you do or not, you probably don’t eat as well as you think. While similar statistics for Canadians are scarce. The numbers for our American cousins tell the tale. 75% of Americans believe they eat healthily 2% of Americans are considered…

Tips for runners from chiropractors

Here’s What Chiropractors Don’t Want Runners to Do

If you’re a regular runner, you know the benefits of chiropractic treatments. Getting your back and body properly aligned can relieve a number of the chronic aches and pains you might suffer and even help you get back on track faster following an injury. Chiropractors know that a lot of the issues they’re asked to…

INJURY CARE AND PREVENTION FOR THE PERFORMING ARTIST

Injury Care And Prevention For The Performing Artist

Dance is a physically demanding sport, which requires extreme strength, flexibility and endurance. These qualities not only allow the dancer to perform at a high skill level, but also help to prevent the occurrence of many injuries. Without the qualities of strength, flexibility and endurance, a dancer physically cannot challenge the limits of athleticism or…

Chiropractic benefits

7 Benefits of Chiropractic Care That You Didn’t Know

If you’ve ever visited a chiropractor, you know the benefits of the treatments for muscle and joint pain – and the improved posture that helps prevent them both. But what surprises most people is the broad range of other conditions that chiropractic care can help sufferers cope with. 1. Asthma In addition to shortness of…

Ways to Reduce Your Back Pain

4 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Back Pain

If there is any good news about back pain, it is that you don’t suffer alone. Some estimates say that 80% of us will suffer back pain at some point in our lives. As many as one in five Canadians have taken time off work due to back pain. So is back pain so common…