Avoiding Common Fall Injuries


Posted by Dr. Scott Wilson | 25-Sep-2015

Each year, far too many of us experience common back and shoulder injuries while completing our fall chores. All too often this is the result of poor body posture and movement techniques which create excessive stress and strain on particular muscles. Ensuring good mid-line/shoulder stability and creating as much torque from our hips and core rather than from our back and shoulders are two key ways to avoid injury and stay healthy while getting our chores done in time for winter.

In the following video, Dr. Jason Lemieux of Physiomed Oakville demonstrates how to avoid common back, shoulder and other injuries while completing our fall chores through proper body posture and movement techniques:

 


Dr. Scott Wilson

Dr. Scott Wilson is the Founder & Chairman of Physiomed; one of Canada’s largest franchised networks of inter-disciplinary healthcare clinics. A graduate of Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Dr. Wilson founded Physiomed in 1994 and has since grown Physiomed to over 30 clinics in Southern Ontario and British Columbia. With hundreds of practitioners from over a dozen disciplines, Dr. Wilson and Physiomed have helped over 100,000 Canadians with physiotherapy, chiropractic, massage therapy, orthotic therapy, compression therapy and clinical conditioning as part of a program of rehabilitation and health optimization. In addition to helping patients improve their physical and mental well-being, Dr. Wilson has also mentored hundreds of practitioners to provide better care while enjoying more fulfilling careers. He is also a keynote speaker on many health related topics including how physiotherapy, chiropractic and health & wellness treatment can help with stress, weight loss, and unlocking the true potential within to achieve lasting physical well-being.

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