Swing into Golf without Lower Back Pain

Swing into Golf without Lower Back Pain

With the warmer weather approaching, the driving ranges and golf courses will become much busier with golfers eager to start the season. Although golf is usually perceived as a fairly low impact, leisure activity, it has been estimated that every year roughly 40% of...
Not all Sciatica is the Same

Not all Sciatica is the Same

  Sciatica is a general term that a lot of people throw around to describe their lower back pain and any pain radiating down the leg. However, there is a lot of confusion as to what sciatica really is and why people get it. Sciatica is NOT a diagnosis, but rather...
Keeping a Healthy Back

Keeping a Healthy Back

Skiiing, Tobogganing, snow shoeing…these are all the great things that come with winter.  Shoveling the mess about is not one of our favorite pastimes.   If done correctly (and with the right attitude) it can be a great anaerobic exercise.  I often shovel extra...
Treating Your Neck Pain and Lower Back Pain

Treating Your Neck Pain and Lower Back Pain

Neck pain and lower back pain can be such a debilitating issue. Here, in Oakville, Ontario, we see a flood of patients come in during the winter months from a season of poor shovelling mechanics. Poor posture while in front of computers and laptops are also big...

Shoveling and Preventing Pain

During the winter, many people visit their doctors complaining of back pain. Often, they blame the last snowfall. After shoveling the driveway, their backs feel stiff and achy. Others have sudden pain the moment they pick up a shovel. Shoveling snow can cause anything...