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choosing the right backpack for back to school

Back to School Tips: Choosing the Right Backpack

The summer nights are starting to get shorter and the air is becoming more crisp, which can only mean one thing: it’s time to start preparing the kids to go back to school. Victoria Chiropractor Dr. Stephanie Louie recommends that parents…
warm up before you tee off

Golf and Your Back: Why You Should Always Warm Up Before You Tee Off

With summer out in full force, it’s a common sight to see golfers lined up on the course waiting to tee off. It’s also a time that Dr. Stephanie Louie sees a lot of golf related injuries – more during this time of year than any other time.…
stretches at your desk

Stretching at Your Desk: 5 Easy Office Stretches That Will Help Take Pressure off Your Spine

How many hours per day do you spend sitting? More specifically, how many hours per day are you sitting at work or school, sitting for a meal, sitting in a car, sitting in front of the TV or a book?  Multiply that by the number of days per week…
5 Back Health Tips for Gardeners

5 Back Health Tips for Gardeners

With the arrival of spring comes longer days and the arrival of beautiful blossoms that colour our homes and yards. Dr. Stephanie Louie explains that this is also the time when we start to see a lot of gardening related injuries at Mind Body…

Your Posture Could be the Reason for your Lower Back Pain

Most of us have childhood memories of being told to stand up straight and don’t slouch. However, instead of standing up straight with your knees locked, the ideal posture is to have your knees slightly bent and shoulders slightly back. This…