With teachers on the mind, I had a follow-up thought as they prepare to set-up or move into new classrooms for the year. Proper lifting can seem both confusing and impractical at times, but it is an important concept to master in order to maintain a pain-free back, and make sure you start the year off right. With […]
Monthly archives for August, 2015
“Teacher’s Back”: U...
During my undergraduate years, a lot of my friends (almost all of them) went on to become teachers, so I’ve had the good fortune of following their career development to this point. What I hadn’t expected, at least initially, was watching a number of them develop mid- and upper back tightness, stiffness, and pain since […]
Using FIFA 11+ to limit injuries
Summer soccer leagues either have or are coming to a close, while high school and “Rep” league teams begin developing their systems. Yes, autumn has almost arrived, and as we transition from one season to the next we carry with us our persistent, nagging injuries — our personal signs of sporting seasons past. Most people […]
What is that Sound??
I’ve heard a lot of names given to the sound that occurs during some joint manipulations. “Popping”, “cracking”, “snapping”, and “popcorn” are just a few descriptions given. So what is it, really? Similar to the sound, a number of reasons have been proposed over the past century about why this occurs in the first place: “A vapour […]
Let’s Start with 5W’s and...
My Journey to Chiropractic Welcome to my blog! I’m excited to start using this forum to provide something of value for my patients, my colleagues, and also for myself. I hope to use my clinical experiences, patient questions, and continued desire to improve and learn to periodically address different topics. But with so many resources […]