Category Archives: Chiropractic

Golf Season in Winnipeg

   Swing Into Spring – Tips from Balance Warm up and cool down A great way to increase your performance and decrease the risk of injury is to incorporate a warm up and cool down session into your routine. The warm up will activate and stretch muscles and joints, preparing your body for what it is about to do. The…

Whiplash and Motor Vehicle Accidents

Driving in Winnipeg can be treacherous in winter. This article offers some information and tips about whiplash injuries and prevention. Be careful this winter, Winnipeg. Driving Posture: Proper posture is important for spinal health, especially when driving. Adjusting your seat to improve posture also offers support in the occurrence of a motor vehicle accident. The combination…

Google Business Photography

Balance Chiropractic & Wellness Centre is now featuring Google Business Photography. Stop by our virtual store front and explore inside our clinic using Google Streetview Technology. Please note that each view is interactive where the viewer has the ability to move around inside the office to have a look around. With some browsers you might…

The Lifestyle Pass

Balance Chiropractic & Wellness Centre is excited to be featured in The Lifestyle Pass again this year. The 2013 edition promotes so many different aspects of healthy living. Their website www.thelifestylepass.com is an online resource which has special offers, delicious recipes as well as a blog. We are honoured to be among the local Winnipeg businesses which focus on health and wellness! Please visit the website  to…

Posture – A Healthy Balance

  The Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba has published a guide for back injury prevention and recovery:  Back to Basics We have highlighted some information below regarding the importance of posture throughout your workday: Posture While Seated Many of us find ourselves sitting in front of a computer screen all day performing repetitive tasks. By remaining aware of our body…

Postural Exercises

  If you work at a computer desk all day long, the postural stresses and strains will take its toll on your body and your energy levels. Taking several mini breaks can dramatically reduce the amount of strain. Set a quiet timer at your workstation to prompt you to take these breaks and cycle through…

Plantar Fasciitis and Custom Orthotics

Foot and heel pain are common complaints that we see in our office. Unless it is injury related, one of the most common reasons for foot pain is a condition called plantar fasciitis. It is characterized by pain and tenderness around the heel and bottom of the foot. This condition describes inflammation of the band…

Low Back Pain? How to Stretch Your Low Back: Part 1

In this article I will discuss some of the most common stretches I give to my patients with low back pain, sciatica, or those recovering from low back injuries.  We will begin with some of the most basic range of motion stretches to improve low back mobility.  Please note that these stretches are not always…

Why Do Disc Herniations Occur?

Ask anyone who has gone through the recovery from a major spinal disc injury and they will tell you that they would have done everything in their power to prevent it, if only they could go back in time. A strong, healthy back allows you to play with your kids, play golf, go for a…

4 Types of Chiropractic Adjustments

4 Types of Chiropractic Adjustments One of the first things that most people think of when they hear ‘chiropractic adjustment’, is the ‘popping’ or ‘cracking’ sound.  While this is common with certain adjustments or maneuvers, it should not define what we do.  The sound is simply a by-product of bringing certain joints through it’s range…