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Your Body's Dashboard: Why Regular Health Maintenance Is Like Car Care. Waking up sore has become an all-too-familiar routine. What used to be a quick bounce out of bed has transformed into a slow and careful roll to the edge, followed by a series of groans and stretches. It's as if my body is sending me a not-so-subtle message: "Hey, remember, you're not getting any younger." As I've grown older, recovery seems to take longer, and those aches and pains don't just disappear as effortlessly as ...
Posted on 2023-08-08
Today, January 25, 2023 is Bell Let's Talk day. Please watch and share our video, made in collaboration with MenzLeague. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Momentum Health-Physio Chiro Massage (@momentum_health) Blue Monday, January 16, 2023, is usually described as post-holiday blues, with cold dark nights and bills coming in from December. There's a natural solution that we support - getting a walk in! These are some of our favorite spots to ...
Posted on 2023-01-16
Building Stronger Glute Muscles to help prevent running injuries. After having my daughter, finding time to be active became a challenge. The easiest solution… hop on the treadmill during nap time. Power off as many kilometres as I could before she woke up. Lace up and repeat the next day. But I was neglecting a key component. STRENGTH. I soon began to get a bit achy… the knees and hips let me know they weren’t a fan. Does this sound familiar? Or do you notice that as your ...
Posted on 2022-08-26
Do you struggle with back stiffness, discomfort, or fatigue when out mountain biking?. This is a common complaint that can crop up when out on the trails. While back pain is multifactorial, in this instance it can point to a lack of endurance in our core and ‘posterior chain’ muscles. These posterior chain muscles include our hamstrings, glutes, back extensors, and lats, and are very important to help hold us up in a strong, athletic stance while riding. Our core muscles are another...
Posted on 2022-08-10
There is nothing worse than being ten kilometers into a hike and starting to feel a jarring pain in your lower back or shoulders. Before you go hiking, you should make sure that you have a properly fitting backpack and that you have customized the different straps to fit you. Hopefully these tips will help you adjust your backpack accordingly, so that you can hike all day long in the backcountry without being dragged down by your backpack! 2: Hip Belt Your hip belt is the most important ...
Posted on 2022-06-28
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