Back Health At Home
4 Exercises to Relieve Your New-Mom Backache
Now that you’re a new mom, you may have more important things to worry about than your newfound back pain but ignoring it will not…
Many people would agree that there’s nothing better than a good night’s sleep. Stressful day at the office? Long hours running errands with the kids? All this can be repaired with restorative slumber.
Sitting Down on the Job
While sitting can seem restful, keep in mind that staying in any one position for long periods of time can cause strain and injury to your muscles, joints, tendons and ligaments. Sustained sitting can take a toll on your neck and lower back – steady compression on the spinal discs hinders their nutrition and can contribute to premature degeneration.
Top 5 Tips For Selecting an Office Chair
When shopping for the best ergonomic office chair, getting a chair that fits your unique needs should be the top priority. Not every chair labeled “ergonomic” has all the adjustment features necessary to truly be ergonomic. Here are the top 5 things you need to consider to help you make a better selection.
A Good Pillow
There are many different pillows on the market today from traditional feather and fiber ones to shaped pillows, memory foam and buckwheat pillows. It can be difficult to know what to choose.
Easy Things You Can Do to Take the Stress Out of the Holiday Season
Thanksgiving is a busy time filled with shopping, good food and family, but there can also be tension and stress. For many people, holidays mean changes in work, exercise and dietary habits. But there are easy things you can do to take the stress out of any holiday.
Lift Light To Shovel Right
Shovelling out after a storm doesn’t have to leave you stiff and sore. With a little know-how, you can clear your driveway without the all-too-common back, neck and shoulder pain cramping your style.
Don’t let a fall bring you down
A senior who’s suffered an injury from a fall knows the dramatic impact it can have not just physically, but psychologically. Falls can swiftly take away the sense of independence and confidence that allows a senior to fully enjoy their life.
Get Set to Garden
Gardening is a great way to stay active and have fun in the sun. But many Canadians sustain injuries that can be easily prevented with a little know-how.