Anybody else sitting more than usual lately?

If you are like most people, you have probably been affected by the current COVID-19 pandemic. And while we are all doing our part to help 'flatten the curve' and minimize the potential impact it can have on our health and our society, there are some unfortunate downsides to the measures we have taken. I…

Looking for a solution to tight calf muscles?

Tight calves/calf cramps anyone? ✅ I used to get tight calves often as a goalie - which is not fun to deal with when pucks are flying at your head! 🏒 Because of where they are, calf issues can lead to knee, ankle and foot problems as well. Here is a great strategy for helping…

Pain in the front of your shin? This may help!

Do you tend to get shin splints after walking or running for a period of time? If so, this could help! ❤️ If you tend to strike your heel first when you run or walk, the combination of forward momentum while trying to hold your foot up can create tremendous strain on the muscles in…

A simple (but not easy) exercise for plantar fasciitis!

Plantar fasciitis (or pain in the bottom of your foot) is a very common issue. Lack of proper foot support, underdeveloped foot muscles and chronic strain from prolonged periods of standing on cement etc. irritates this connective tissue which leads to inflammation and stiffness in the bottom of your feet. Mobilizing this tissue with a…

Choosing the right backpack for your child

“As the twig is bent, so grows the tree.” - Alexander Pope The same can also be said for our children’s spine. One way we can help prevent future issues with their developing spine is to ensure that their backpack isn't part of the problem. Here are “5 things to look for when choosing the…