The good weather is finally here, and many of us have been waiting for this time to get out there and do some serious gardening. Just remember to take care of your back! Here are a few gardening tips... 1. Warm Up! After anxiously waiting all winter to get out in your garden, it may be tempting to jump right in. Do your self a favour and pause to warm up your muscles before you start the work. Like any other physical activity, preparing your body for the new movements, Many b
In today’s world, many jobs, careers, and workplaces, create stress on your body either on the wrists, elbows, shoulders, neck, or back. People in occupations that involve force, improper posture, and repetitive use of certain body parts are at risk of constant pain. Every day people who work at jobs that require them to sit for long hours, stand for prolonged periods of time, push and pull, bend, lift, and twist are at risk, as these are just some of the movements and positi
Besides recovery time and pain, for many of our patients coming in to iWellness.ca Rehab & Wellness Clinic, their number one concern during their rehabilitation process is weight gain, and how to avoid it.
Here are 10 tricks to help you manage your weight during this difficult time, that can be implemented by anyone, regardless of your physical condition, age, or even lifestyle. 1. Start your day with a good breakfast. Your mom wasn't lying, breakfast really is the most imp
As we head into warmer weather here in Toronto, (hopefully sooner rather than later), many of us will be looking forward to take advantage of the nicer temperatures to get out and start exercising more. Whether your goal is to become more active, lose some unwanted pounds added during the hibernating winter months, or rehab an injury; setting goals, and sticking to them can have a profound effect on your overall wellness outcome. Sometimes the most difficult part of any plan