Posts Tagged: Back Pain

Is Your Back Pain Wrecking Your Game?

August 30, 2019

Let’s talk about sex, baby. Let’s talk about you and your back… Being in pain can reduce your excitement, enthusiasm, and options when it comes to many areas of your life. That includes your sex life. With 90% of people experiencing low back pain at some point in their life, patients sometimes question me as […]

I’m Not A Vending Machine. You Deserve More Than A Cheap Snack.

May 01, 2017

I would like to extend a sincere ‘thank you’ to all of the patients who have pushed me to be better and inspired me to look beyond. Yet this is challenging as we are at an interesting time in our history. With unprecedented resources and technology to access information we have become very self-reliant in […]

Acupuncture for Pain Management

October 16, 2016

  By Jonathan Handel Fall is here, and people are heading back to their regular schedules, whether that be work or school. For many, Summer with it’s time spent out of doors and active, is now being replaced by the more traditionally autumnal pursuit of sitting at a desk, and our bodies can already feel […]

Pilates: An Approach for Low Back Pain

January 05, 2015

By Yvette Marcek, Pilates Instructor, RMT Current studies continue to show that low back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide, with the majority of cases considered ‘nonspecific’ low back pain. Many experts are suggesting that core strength (abdominal muscles, muscles of the low back, pelvic floor and hips) and flexibility are important to […]

Do Your Boobs Hang Low?

October 27, 2014

By Nancy J. Brooks, RMT I’d like to invite you to consider how much you support your girls… your boobs!!! From my experience as an RMT, the amount of support from your bra that you give your girls is directly related to the amount of tension in your back, neck and shoulder muscles. If you […]

Enough With the Neck Pain!

April 14, 2014

By Dr. Gita Gupta, BHSc, DC, CAP I think it’s time to discuss why so many of us experience daily neck pain, along with the associated headaches and shoulder pain. Firstly, we need to understand the main cause of it. Working Downtown, I tend to see a lot of patients with jobs that confine them […]

Is work becoming a pain in the back?

October 02, 2012

By Dr. Livia Chiarelli DC Calling all busy and motivated Torontonians! It’s time to stop suffering from back pain, neck and shoulder stiffness after a long day at the office.  These aches and pains are often due to improper workstation set-ups.  Redesigning your workstation will not only help reduce tight, sore muscles and joints but […]