3 Exercises to Help You While You Travel

Are you like me and making up for the lack of travel over the last few years by travelling more than ever this year?

Travelling can be stressful and painful… I know.

If you are travelling by plane, train or automobile, try these stretches to reduce pain in your low back, neck and upper back. Easy and simple is the way to go!

Have fun on your travels!

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Figure Four Stretch for Low Back Pain and Hip Mobility


The figure 4 stretch is a favourite stretch to help hip mobility.

The stretch targets the glutes.

Key takeaways: – sit up tall – chest out, head up – always do both sides – hold the stretch for 30 seconds – make sure to do them 2- 3 times a day. As always, if it is painful, contact your health professional.

When Picking Up a Pen Gives You Back Pain


Does picking up a pen give you pain?

Of course, it isn’t that one instance of picking up a pain that does it. It is the cumulative effect of many hours, days and years of damage.

One injury or problem builds and builds so that simple everyday tasks can give you pain and symptoms. Poor mobility, nutrition, sleep, exercise, stress management and posture … can all lead to significant issues in our bodies.

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure!

Book an assessment with one of our doctors today!

Door handle QL Stretch for The Lower to Mid Back


This stretch is excellent for the lower to mid back of the spine.

It can help to stretch the lumbar erectors and the QL muscles at the thoracolumbar joint.

Tips for this stretch: * Think of your tailbone stretching to the opposite end of the room * The shoulder opposite to the hand on the door handle drops down to create a twisting motion in the spine * Feel free to bend your legs to get a deeper stretch * Always do both sides * Hold each stretch for 30 seconds

Easy Leg Strengthening for Older Individuals


After age 40, our muscles start to atrophy or get smaller.

As we age, it is very important to do exercises to maintain our muscle mass.

This exercise is a simple bodyweight exercise that you can do in order to build and maintain strength in your legs in order to keep your quality of life and maintain your activities of daily living.

Give it a try, and as always, let me know if you have any questions.

Foot Pain? This Exercise is for YOU!

Keeping the feet strong can help alleviate foot pain and problems such as plantar fasciitis, Morton’s neuroma, heel pain, and more.

This foot exercise is simple and requires no equipment.


Looking to Improve Your Posture?

Looking for better posture?

This video is for you if you sit a lot and are looking to improve your posture to prevent your forward hump in your mid-back.