Category Archives: Prevention

What is Athletic Therapy?

You don’t need to be a professional athlete to take advantage of the unparalleled care an athletic therapist provides! Wear and tear on our bodies does not always have to be the result of sports; yard work, fitness classes, playtime with the kids, work (even office work!), sleeping position and summertime activities can all take their…

Hydration and Treatment

By Kaitlyn Joyal   We give our clients ample opportunity to drink up! With a water cooler in our reception area and bottled water available after massage and athletic therapy there’s no reason not to heed our pleas! Don’t feel like drinking water? Well you’re not off the hook – we also offer complimentary non-caffeinated…

Keep Your Golf Game on Par!

Golf season is here again! Reserve your tee time here  http://www.drivetheball.com/  !  Here we’ve comprised some tips and resources to help you have a full, satisfying golf season.  You can also check out our older golf posts here and here. In these older posts we discuss the importance of warming up, cooling down and suggest some great…

Running 101

    Running 101 – By Kaitlyn Joyal Whether you’re a new runner with eyes for completing your first 5K, or a seasoned marathoner or half marathoner going for a PR, we’ve amassed some great tips and littered this post with great articles from Runner’s World to keep you injury free! Start Slow Always build your mileage slowly….

Brown Water Blues

  If you were met with unappetizing discolored water over the summer and fall of 2013, you may be interested to know The Winnipeg Water and Waste Department recently released their Winnipeg Water Discoloration Investigation report done by CH2M HILL Canada Limited on the incidents. The water discoloration has been attributed to increased manganese and iron…

Snow Shovelling

It’s that time of year again when the quietly falling snow loses its romantic charm. We’ve had our first few heavy snowfalls and we no longer think of hot chocolate and skating at the Forks when those fat flakes start to come down– fresh snow can only mean one thing: shoveling. But clearing sidewalks and…

Tips for Travel

Winter is definitely here and it is the time of year where many of us pack up our suitcases and leave Winnipeg. Vacations are a time of renewal and rejuvenation, be sure to return home feeling better than when you left. Whether it is for a week or extended trip, the travel time and change…

2013-2014 Lifestyle Pass

We’ve received the brand new 2013-2014 Lifestyle Pass!  The Lifestyle pass is a valuable resource to living a healthier life for less. The $40 pass gives you access to exclusive  discounts, promotions and tons of freebies on everything from meal planning, fitness classes, spa treatments, supplements and products (here‘s a full list of participating businesses). These…

October 16th is World Spine Day!

          The purpose of World Spine Day is to raise awareness of spinal disorders and to inform the public about preventative measures you can take to keep back pain and injuries from happening. The theme this year is to “Straighten Up and Move!” which emphasizes the importance of good posture and…

National Yoga Month

  Here at Balance Chiropractic we encourage our clients to live with wellness; to make conscious choices toward a healthy, fulfilling and satisfying life. Wellness is more than just hitting the gym and eating a salad, it encompasses social, intellectual and emotional dimensions of daily life. Yoga is a great way to add a little more “wellness” to everyday…