Category Archives : Therapeutic Exercises

29
Jul

Physical Literacy

By: Backs in Action

Physical Literacy Childhood obesity and inactivity rates are on the rise and to combat this negative trend we have to take action! As a parent or caregiver, ensure your child […]

10
Jul

How to Breath Optimally: Diaphragmatic & Paradoxical Breathing

By: Backs in Action

Are you Breathing Optimally? Did you know that most people do not breathe properly? Many people utilize their chest muscles to breathe and not their abdomen. We come into the […]

18
Jun

Exercises for Shoulder Injuries

By: Backs in Action

Exercises for Shoulder Injuries Our last blog focused on an important extremity that is vulnerable to injury, the shoulder. Your shoulder allows for a great range of motion in your […]

10
Jun

Physical Activity Guidelines for Older Adults

By: Backs in Action

Physical Activity Guidelines for Older Adults For older adults, ages 65 and older, The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology recommends the following guidelines. Physical Activity Guidelines 150 minutes of moderate […]

3
Jun

Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines for Adults

By: Backs in Action

Physical Activity Guidelines for Adults For adults, ages 18-64, the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology recommends the following guidelines. Physical Activity Guidelines 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous intense aerobic physical […]

8
Apr

Canadian Physical Activity & Sedentary Guidelines

By: Backs in Action

Canadian Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior Guidelines There are many benefits to physical activity and exercise but it is difficult to implement into your lifestyle. We would like to share […]

24
Mar

Are you starting to train for a Marathon?

By: Backs in Action

Maximizing the Benefits of Running With the Vancouver Sun Run and various other marathons coming up, many people are starting or have started their training. Are you looking into joining the […]

21
Jan

The 4 Best Exercises to Get in Shape and Prevent Injuries (Part Two)

By: Backs in Action

Getting in Shape and Preventing Injuries (Part 2) Our Resident Commercial Drive Chiropractor, Dr. Farrah Jiwa, believes that some of the best physical activities for your body don’t require the gym! […]

7
Jan

The 4 Best Exercises To Do for 2015 (Part 1)

By: Backs in Action

Getting in Shape and Preventing Injuries (Part One) Is making your health a priority for the New Year? If you are not a serious athlete or a hard core exercise fanatic […]

4
Nov

Preventing Back Pain & Back Injuries When Raking Leaves

By: Backs in Action

Pain Free Raking Tips! Fall is always beautiful in Vancouver. The changing of seasons brings an array of colors, from pale yellows to vibrant reds. If you’re a homeowner, the […]

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