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How To Sleep With Lower Back Pain

Most people don’t connect lower back pain with poor memory, weaker immune systems and even weight gain. That’s because, while none of those are directly linked to back pain, they can all be symptoms of poor sleep. And, as anyone who has tried to fall to sleep with lower back pain can attest, it can… View Article

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What Causes Sciatic Nerve Pain?

It’s a pain that radiates from your lower back down through your buttocks and into your legs, usually only on one side of your body. But it’s not as easy to define or classify sciatic nerve pain, commonly known as sciatica, as it is for other kinds of acute and chronic pain, like arthritis. The… View Article

Is back pain normal during pregnancy

Is Back Pain Normal During Pregnancy?

The answer to if back pain is normal during pregnancy might seem like it would have a fairly straightforward “yes” or “no”. But, while, yes, some back pain is common during pregnancy, you should call your doctor if it becomes intolerable or debilitating. There’s evidence that 50% to 70% of women will experience some form… View Article

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Why Do I Have Lower Back Pain When I Bend Forward?

This is the second part in a series about suffering from lower back pain when bending forward. In the first installment, we looked at some of the common reasons, including slipped discs, weak facet joints, and pinched nerves. Today we’ll answer the question ‘why do I have lower back pain when I bend forward?’. In… View Article

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Lower Back Pain When Bending Over? Here’s What it Means

The statistics surrounding back pain are staggering. One study found that 50% of Canadians experienced back pain in a six month period. And 85% of working Canadians will suffer back pain at some point in their lives. Estimated annual medical costs to treat chronic back pain are between $6 billion and $12 billion. Lower back… View Article

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How to Help Yourself Reduce Pain

Back pain, neck pain, and headaches are among the most common pain conditions that many Canadians suffer every day. You can reduce pain and prevent it with massage therapy, acupuncture, chiropractic treatments and physiotherapy. But in many cases, one of the best ways to manage and reduce pain is by making small adjustments in your… View Article

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5 Bad Things that Result from Bad Posture

Even if you’re ‘no slouch’, slouching or other habits of bad posture can make it impossible for you to perform at your best. “When you make bad posture a part of your daily routine, you are constantly retraining your body to function inappropriately.” says chiropractor Dr. Matt Tanneberg DC, CSCS. Poor posture affects much more than… View Article

3 Tips to Avoid Backpain

3 Ways to Avoid a Visit to the Chiropractor

Yes, considering that we offer chiropractic treatments in Markham, it may seem counterintuitive for us to tell you how to ‘avoid’ using those services. But there are a number of changes you can make to your daily routines that can help stave off the need for chiropractic treatments. One of the worst things you can do… View Article

3 Ways Strength Training Helps to Relieve Back Pain

About one of every four Canadians suffers from back pain. And many of them either first hurt their back, or made back pain worse, by trying to lift a heavy weight, or by trying to do so using the wrong technique. In any case, if you tell those back pain sufferers that a good way… View Article