Choice Health Centre Blog

Pedorthics 101: Orthotics, Custom Shoes & Compression Socks

The Pedorthist is an integral part of the multi-disciplinary team at Choice Health Centre, working alongside our chiropractors, physiotherapists and other team members to take care of your healthcare needs. The tools in the Pedorthist’s tool box are orthotics, custom footwear and compression stockings.  We will briefly discuss these in this blog post.  The most […] Read More

Get Moving: A Conversation with Matt Nixon, PT

Can’t find time to exercise, not sure where to start, or not into running? There are endless reasons why it can be hard to get moving, but oftentimes it’s because it doesn’t feel like there is enough time in the day. When you do have a few minutes, it can be easy to find yourself […] Read More

The Benefits of Senior Massage Therapy & What To Expect

Everyone can benefit from massage therapy but massage therapy is especially helpful to the senior population as it is very low risk, gentle and effective at both treating pain and discomfort and improving muscle and soft tissue health as we age.  As we age, our bodies naturally start to slow down in all respects from […] Read More

How To Pandemic Proof Your Home Workstation

With the rapid spread of COVID-19, many individuals are now working and studying from home. This has led to an increase in sedentary work levels and musculoskeletal disorders, including neck, back, wrist and hand pain. Musculoskeletal conditions are the most common health issues at work and have become an even greater concern due to the […] Read More

3 Common Questions About Chiropractic Care & Pregnancy

How can chiropractic care help during pregnancy? Did you know that up to 90% of pregnant women may experience pregnancy-related low back pain (LBP), pelvic girdle pain (PGP) or a combination of both during pregnancy and postpartum. This usually starts between the 18th to 28th week of pregnancy. This can be due to maternal weight […] Read More

Kinstretch: Anti-Aging, Injury Prevention & Performance Enhancement In One Cutting-Edge Class

I am so stiff in the morning. I don’t have any pain, just stiffness, everywhere. My whole body aches. I feel like I am just getting old. I want to be able to maintain my level of activity into my old age. I want to be a better athlete. I want to be able to […] Read More

The Importance of Baseline Concussion Testing

As summer winds down and we settle back into our fall routines for many people that means a return to sports. Whether it be an adult recreational league or getting your kids geared up for another year of school sports its time to be thinking about preparing for the upcoming season. Sports can be a […] Read More

Backpack Safety: How To Choose, Wear & Pack Smart

With back-to-school season in full swing, I thought it would be a good idea to remind students and parents about proper ways to wear a backpack in order to reduce injury. In any given day, children and adolescents carry textbooks, laptops, binders, and school lunches; and the weight can add up. Overly heavy backpacks can […] Read More

An Inside Look at Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Being diagnosed with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) can be very overwhelming, especially when it is impacting your ability to do your job or favourite past time. The tingling, pain or numbness in your fingers can make it difficult to use your computer, write or finish that painting project you’ve been trying to complete. Our first […] Read More

A Quick Guide On Foot Pain & How To Fix It!

With summer upon us, many people are ramping up their activity levels. Warmer weather often encourages people to get out and start moving. Oftentimes people are fairly inactive over the winter and once they start increasing their physical activity, they are feeling some aches and pains that they didn’t feel before. One of the most […] Read More

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