Chiro Clinic Moncton prides itself on providing the Greater Moncton community with preventative advice to avoid injuries from occurring in the first place. As many children and adults gear up for the Hockey season, it's important that they understand the importance of warming up properly before jumping on that ice!
Sharpen your skates, replace damaged equipment, and be "head smart" by wearing an appropriate helmet with face protection. Never stretch a cold muscle aggressively. Instead, go for a light skate or walk before beginning your warm-up stretching routine. Be sure not to overstretch your muscles and avoid "bouncing" during any stretch as well.
Here's a great Pre-Play Stretching Routine, which is easy and effective!
If you are new to the game, it's a great idea to have a chiropractor assess you to make sure hockey is an appropriate fitness activity for you. And if you're an experienced hockey player, Chiropractic Check-Ups can optimise your muscle an...
At Chiro Clinic Moncton, you can be sure that at least a few times per day, I'll be asked about Core Stability. It seems that the general public are aware about the importance of developing and maintaining a strong core to prevent injury. However, with the increasing amount of confusing exercise programs and people not having enough time in their daily lives, unfortunately core stability is falling by the wayside. :(
It doesn't need to be this way! Core stability is a simple idea, and exercises that will have positive effects on developing strong core can be relatively easy. Let's go back to the basics!Chiro Clinic Moncton embraces the importance of incorporating relevant exercise to maximise recovery from an injury, or to avoid an injury from occurring in the first place. And it doesn't need to be complicated!
Here's a video from Physitrack outlining a very simple exercise that most people could easily do at home. Perform this daily for 2 minutes, twice per day. Core stabili...
Everyday at Chiro Clinic Moncton, I consult many patients who either spend too much time sitting or are sitting inappropriately altogether. This video will highlight the importance of good seated posture to avoid discomfort and future injury.
Protect your spine and avoid unnecessary strain on the discs, joints, and muscles.
Be proactive! Sit up straight!
If you are having trouble maintaining upright erect posture while sitting, Chiro Clinic Moncton can help. Call (506) 852-3900 to arrange an appointment or visit www.ChiroClinicMoncton.ca for more information.