strengthening core to prevent back pain

3 Exercises to Strengthen Your Core

Strengthening Your Core Can Reduce and Prevent Low Back Pain If your lower back pain seems to be on again off again and you just can’t take it anymore, it might be time to reserve 10 minutes a day for some core conditioning exercises. This…
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4 Ways to Overcome Mental Fatigue

Give Your Brain a Break to Avoid Mental Exhaustion If you’ve been feeling more than just a little bit sleepy these days, and are having trouble focusing, you might be experiencing a brief bout of mental fatigue, otherwise known as “brain…
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Recreational Activities to Prevent Back Pain and Reduce Stress

Reduce Your Stress, Reduce Your Back Pain While it’s true that seeing a chiropractor can help relieve your back and neck pain and prevent future injuries, a big part of this process is what happens once you leave your chiropractor’s office. At…
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Back Hurt? Avoid These 7 Exercises

Some Exercises Are Good For Back Pain, While Others Should Be Avoided At All Costs When your back hurts, depending on the severity of the problem, sometimes the last thing you feel like doing is exercising. Yet, most health care professionals,…
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7 Recommended Stretches for Runners

You Can’t Out-run Leg and Back Pain, so Make Time to Stretch! At our chiropractic clinic in Victoria BC, we see a lot of patients who are runners. They have either just taken up running as part of a health and fitness regime and have wound…
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Maintaining a Healthy Back and Neck While Travelling

Taking a Trip? Pack These Healthy Back Tips with You! At Mind Body Spine chiropractic in Victoria BC, the topic of maintaining a healthy spine while travelling comes up quite frequently, especially with patients who are already more prone to…
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5 Stretches for Poor Posture

5 Stretches for Improving Poor Posture You Can Do at Your Desk Sitting on the job? Make time to stretch! Stretching can do much more than feel good and improve your flexibility – it can also improve your posture. You probably stretch…
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What to Know About TMJ Pain

TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint. Dr. Stephanie is a chiropractor specializing in TMJ pain which presents itself in many different ways including pain in the jaw, head, neck, face and ear.
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Neck Pain and Smartphones

Everywhere you go these days, it’s plain to see that smartphone use is on the rise, with some people averaging more than three hours of use a day.
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Diagnosing and Treating Arthritis

How Chiropractors Can Help with Arthritis Arthritis is a condition where there is inflammation that can affect one or more joints, with the most common type being osteoarthritis.  Victoria, BC Chiropractor Dr. Stephanie Louie is an expert…