Autumn and its leaves…

With Fall settling in, many seasonal tasks will have to be done soon. Here are our tips on how to avoid injuries when raking leaves.   1 – Plan the task and do it when the leaves are dry. They will be much lighter and easier to pick up. 2 – Avoid movements far away […]

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The importance of a healthy spine.

The spine is the core of my work as a chiropractor and what better time to talk about neuro-vertebral health couple weeks following World Spine Day on October 16th. But why is your neuro-vertebral health so important? For several reasons. First, your spine is the protective shell of your spinal cord. It protects this neurological […]

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What is SMR (self-myofascial release)?

Do you know what self-myofascial release (SMR) is? Recently, there has been an increase amount of information showing that it helps relieve muscle soreness and improve mobility. Therefore, what is it and how does it work? SMR is a technique used in rehabilitation to improve recovery and increase myofascial mobility. It incorporates using your body […]

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Your « nerves » hurt?

When we’re in pain, it’s not always easy to put the finger on the exact structure that hurts. Nerves are often blamed, especially when the pain gets more intense. Are we right to blame it all on the nerves? Yes, nerves can trigger pain. Nerves are structures responsible of transmitting any sensory or motor information […]

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