Having a Strong Core Doesn’t Mean Doing a Lot of Sit Ups!

So I’m sharing some more questions that patients have had for me. This one is concerning Lower Back Pain. Hey Danelle, I know you said I need to strengthen my core, but I do sit ups all the time. So isn’t my back strong? Ummmm…. no! So this is where some basic anatomy becomes useful…

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Answered: How Do I Know When to Use Heat and When to Use Ice?

“Danelle, I always wanted to know – how do I know when to use heat and when to use ice?” So this topic I’ve visited many times in incidents with patients, and by the request of one of my current ones, I’ve decided to give you the answers to the burning questions. When Do I Use…

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How Flexible Do I Need to Be to Stay Out of Pain? Part 2

So I was talking to one of my patients recently, and the topic of how flexible she needed to be came up. And  the conversation reminded me that a lot of people misunderstand the concept, and the importance of being flexible. So wanted to talk about it a bit. So her question was – how…

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Don’t Make These Mistakes When Getting Rid of Back Pain!

I get a lot of questions about what to do about back pain. But I’ve always ended up talking a lot more about the things that you should NOT do when you have back pain. Here are  a few tips for you! Using a Back Brace Back braces are easily available in your neighbourhood pharmacy,…

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