We want everyone in our community to be active and mobile for life, from children to great-great-grandparents. Every life stage is different. Strategies that benefit adults, don't always work for seniors or kids.
Here's an article on how to help kids build healthy foundations for active lives: ... See MoreSee Less
When kids specialize too early in one sport or activity, they miss out on important skills. They also tend to get injured more frequently, burnout, and quit. This is why coaching and medical experts are saying that we should let our kids play as many sports as possible in their preteen years.
August 22, 2018 Globe and Mail Wency Leung Photo by Getty Images Tap. Scroll. Swipe. Type. Your thumbs do a lot of work when you use your phone. And if you’re starting to feel pain at the base of your thumbs and in your wrists, these digits are probably working overtime. In his practice in Pentict...
“Keeping active is one of the main principles of managing pain..."
Although we don't offer Tai Chi at the clinic, we like that it can can keep you moving in a gentle, controlled way. If you're curious Smithers has a local club, the Tai Chi Players. ... See MoreSee Less
Did you know that your bones are living tissue? As women age and hormone levels drop, it becomes increasingly important to strengthen bone tissue. This article explores how exercise can help build bone health for life.
"...our bones can become stronger and denser if we put stress on them." ... See MoreSee Less