Summer Gardening Tips

Summer is here and the gardening begins after a long winter! Many of us enjoy getting outside and doing some gardening work.  This is great way to spend time outdoors and distress from the world outside but it can be physically straining if not done right.  Most people on average spend three hours […]

By |July 17th, 2015|Gardening|0 Comments

Summer Fun…Sore Muscles?

Portable TENS machine for summertime aches and pains
After weathering the long Canadian winter, most of us leap into summertime activities with both feet. That’s why it is during the summer months that people are most likely to suffer from muscle related aches and pains. Your regular chiropractic care prevents injuries by keeping your spine […]

By |July 6th, 2014|Back Pain, Gardening, Knee Pain, Leg and foot health, Neck Pain|Comments Off

Gardening & Back Pain – The Posture Doc on TV

Here is a demonstration of some techiniques to keep your spine safe and healthy while you garden. I appear here on Rogers Daytime York Region with my favorite Hosts – Jacqueline and Jeff.

By |June 30th, 2010|Gardening|0 Comments

Gardening without the pain

Every year we look forward to spring and summer and to getting out in our gardens to get our hands dirty. Besides providing a creative outlet and adding to the curb appeal of our properties, gardening is actually an excellent source of exercise. After all, gardening is hard work. With various projects consuming hours […]

By |June 21st, 2010|Back Pain, Gardening, Neck Pain|0 Comments

Gardening and Your Posture- What’s the connection?

Posture and Gardening
There is an important connection between proper posture and gardening. It will help to prevent gardening injuries and is also the key to obtaining good leverage when lifting soil, planting flowers, raking leaves or weeding. The more you reach, the more you strain. It is a simple rule, but one that may […]

By |June 14th, 2010|Back Pain, Gardening, Neck Pain|0 Comments