Welcome to Day 5 of 12 Days of Movement. Today's tip of the day is to shovel the snow from your driveway more often but in shorter periods. Be sure to check out some tips and tricks on shoveling safely, especially to prevent low back pain:
Toronto Paramedic Services - Snow Shovelling
Southlake Regional Health Centre - Snow Shoveling Tips
Canadian Chiropractic Association - 7 Ways to Make Snow Shoveling Safer
Getting movement into your day is a great way to help minimize frequency and prevent musculoskeletal (MSK) pain such as low back pain. If you do have low back pain, make sure to visit your MSK health provider. Dr. Judith McCann is a Newmarket chiropractor. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to call for a free 15 minute consultation or to book an appointment: 905-235-6777
Although born in South Africa, Dr. McCann, has been living in York Region for over 15 years. After going to Queen's University in Kingston for Kinesiology, and Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto to become a chiropractor, she decided to move back and open Haptic Health and Chiropractic in Newmarket. In February 2017, Haptic Health and Chiropractic moved 10 minutes up the road to Sharon in East Gwillimbury.