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…

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…

5 Causes of Wrist Pain When Bending the Wrist

If you experience wrist pain when bending or moving the wrist, it can affect your day-to-day living more than you think. You might find it difficult or impossible to carry things. The wrist joint can eventually become deformed. It can even be painful just to straighten your hand and wrist. And those are just a…

What to do about lower back pain when bending forward | Active Health Centre

Lower Back Pain When Bending Over? Here’s What it Means

The statistics surrounding back pain are staggering. One study found that 50% of Canadians experienced back pain in a six month period. And 85% of working Canadians will suffer back pain at some point in their lives. Estimated annual medical costs to treat chronic back pain are between $6 billion and $12 billion. Lower back…

In today's article, Active Health Centre shows what the connection is between emotional and physical health is.

The Connection Between Your Emotional & Physical Health

To very quickly show how your mental or emotional health can affect your physical health, think of the following scenarios. Have you ever felt really tired after a particularly stressful day at work – even though your job isn’t physical? Or does your stomach get upset when you have an important interview coming up? These…

Staying active this winter | Active Health Centre

How to Stay Active this Winter

Even if you make a point of getting out and enjoying the winter, you probably miss the summer when it’s gone. There’s something about not having to bundle up every time you go outside, and enjoying long-lasting days. Whether or not you enjoy the winter, it’s important to stay active all year round. Not only…

Weekly physical activity | Active Health Centre

4 Ideas to Get Your Recommended Weekly Physical Activity

Can you believe it? You already jog for half an hour twice a week, and you go to the gym for another hour. (You stick to that routine every week right?!) And you’re still half an hour short of Health Canada’s recommendations of getting ‘2 ½ hours of moderate to vigorous physical activity each week”….