Classes and Webinars

Backs in Action is proud to offer a number of classes in our state-of-the-art active rehab gym. These classes, offered by our seasoned practitioners, allow you to meet your fitness and health goals in a fun and casual environment. Our current class offerings are listed below.

Soon after it became evident the Covid-19 pandemic would change the very fabric of how we meet, socialize, congregate, play and learn, Backs in Action decided to offer resources to our patients. community members and others, as a way of keeping us connected. We wanted to ensure that even though we weren’t able to physically meet at the start of the pandemic, we could still stay connected. As the severity of the pandemic became apparent, we decided that webinars could become important resources for all of us to weather the storm and act as reminders that we shouldn’t forego our health.

Classes

GLAD Canada

GLA:D is an evidence-based education and exercise program for individuals with hip and/or knee osteoarthritis. The program was created by researchers in Denmark, and has shown favourable results including decreased pain intensity increased physical activity levels and reduced use of pain medication and sick leave.

The program consists of education sessions and 12 tailored exercise sessions. This program is offered by Kinesiologist Rachel Cheung and can be done in-person or virtually. If you are interested in more information about this, please contact us by phone or via email

 

Corporate Webinars and Training

We are also offering specialty tailor-made webinars live and recorded webinars and classes for companies and organizations. These are offered by members of our multidisciplinary team including our chiropractors, physiotherapists, kinesiologists, massage therapists, acupuncturists, counsellors. These range from ergonomics and injury prevention to stress reduction and mental health. Contact us by email or give us a call if you would like more information on these and the topics we can cover.

Webinars and Videos

The following webinars are the first that we’ve made available 

Mental Health and Covid-19 with Registered Clinical Counsellor Veera Grewal

Staying Active and Pain-Free During the Pandemic with Chiropractor Dr Ryan Takagi

We also have a duo of videos by Kinesiologist Zoe Fettig-Winn. Check out her:

5-minute Work Break Stretch Routine and

AMRAP/HIIT routine

Webinar Series: Mental Health and Covid-19

Original Air Date: Fall 2020 and Winter 2021, 4 Sessions

The year 2020 has been one of change, anxiety and inconsistency for many. The way we live, we play and we work has been drastically impacted. How, and who we socialize with, has been changed for the foreseeable future. All of this has the potential to bring about anxiety, impact the way we feel and to alter the ways we think about what the future will hold. In September, many parents and caregivers across Vancouver had the difficult decision to make as to whether to send their children back to school, how to balance their children’s social and educational needs with their own needs, whether working-at-home, returning to work in the office or looking for work.

In this free webinar series, Veera Grewal, a Registered Clinical Counsellor with Backs in Action, speaks about how to manage your mental health during the time of Covid-19, how to develop exercises and strategies to best cope with the difficult decisions we have to make, the stresses and anxieties and how to find the best solutions for each of us. The webinar series is targeted to families, parents and caregivers, as kids transition back to school, in helping to understand, manage and make sense of what we are feeling and facing. Although, everyone will find value in the tips and tricks provided here.

 

Webinar Series: Staying Active and Pain-Free During the Pandemic

Original Air Date: April and May, 2020, 4 Sessions

Earlier in 2020, Backs in Action launched a new four-part webinar series to help those trying to stay healthy and pain-free while at home. The webinar series was hosted by Backs in Action Chiropractor, Dr Ryan Takagi. with each lasting 15-20 minutes. 

Topics include:

 

Part 1: Introduction to Telehealth and the Webinar Series

Part 2: Fundamental Movement Skills at Home

Part 3: Structuring Movement in Your Day

Part 4: Lifestyle Factors related to Aging and Longevity

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