Core for Lower Back Pain

How is core related to lower back pain?         You have a desk job and sit anywhere between 8 to 20 hours a day, then your back starts to hurt and you decide to visit your Chiropractor, or Physiotherapist. What do they tell you? You need to strengthen your core! But how does strengthening of your core help with lower back pain? Abdominal muscles, the majority of......
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Nagging Back Pain – Tips for Finding Relief

  If you are currently suffering from nagging back pain here are some power tips to help.   Did you know that  80% of Canadians will suffer from back pain at least once in their lifetime? If you fall into this category, it is important to know that not all back pain is created equally. Back pain can be caused by muscles strains, joint restrictions or disc injuries. If you......
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Working outside the box with our Downtown Toronto Massage Therapist

  We asked Dre, our Massage Therapist here at our Downtown Toronto Integra location, to tell our readers about her unique treatment style and why she decided on a career as a manual therapist. Keep reading to find out what she said:   "Hello, I’m Dre, a massage therapist at Integra and a student of Osteopathy. I practice an "unorthodox" treatment style because I am not swayed by pain. What I......
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