Improving Your Health By Doing “Little Things” Well


Posted by Dr. Scott Wilson | 24-Dec-2015

As with many things in life, one of the keys to getting and staying healthier is doing the “little things” well. Unfortunately, far too many of us do these little things (breathing, standing and bending) very poorly. As a result, we create additional stress and strain on our neck, back and hips which leads to weakness, injury and even chronic pain. In fact, poor body mechanics or basic movement is one of the main reasons why so many people get injured after starting a new exercise program.

In the following video, Dr. Jason Lemieux of Physiomed Oakville discusses the importance of proper techniques for breathing, standing and bending in order to reduce physical stress and the risk of injury when undertaking both regular day to day activities and a progressive exercise program:

 


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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