How to: Foam Roll Your Legs Using a Roller [Video]


How to: Foam Roll Your Legs Using a Roller [Video] Foam rolling, also known as “self-myofascial release,” is a common exercise used not only by athletes, coaches and therapists, but by many who frequent the gym and engage in fitness activities regularly. This self-massage technique helps to release muscle tightness and / or trigger points, helping soft tissues repair and return to normal ...

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5 Tips for Maintaining Good Posture… from a Chiropractor!


5 Simple Tips for Maintaining Good Posture Having bad posture can affect your life in consequential ways - and quickly at that! It doesn’t take long for your body to begin compensating for strained soft tissues because of sitting, walking or lifting improperly, so why not educate yourself on some simple tips for maintaining good posture and attempt to avoid such issues all together!? Here a...

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How to: Mobilize Your Feet w/ a Lacrosse Ball [Video]


How to: Use a Lacrosse Ball to Reduce Pain in the Feet & Lower Limbs If you’re suffering from shin splints, plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis or pain in the foot / lower limbs, this mobilization technique for your feet using a lacrosse ball can make a huge difference! This simple do-it-yourself exercise can be done at home, the office or anywhere with a hard, flat surface in just...

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How to: Foam Roll Your Thoracic Spine [Video]


How to: Use a Foam Roller to Stretch and Open-Up Your Thoracic Spine This video tutorial below shows you how to use a foam roller to carefully stretch your thoracic spine. You can basically do this anywhere you see fit: at work, school, gym or perhaps outside with this nice weather we are having!? This exercise works great to help open up and extend the thoracic spine itself as well as th...

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How to: Self-Resisted Neck Extension Stretch [Video]


How to: Self-Resisted Neck Extension Stretch for Neck / Upper Back Pain & Stiffness This tutorial video shows you how to do a self-resisted neck extension stretch right in your own home, at work or anywhere else for that matter. This exercise is great for opening up your upper body and strengthening your neck and upper back muscles, which in turn will help you correct your posture an...

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Why Adaptability is the Key to Health and Longevity


Ability to 'Adapt' to Stress in Daily Life is Important for Your Health & Longevity This article was written by Dr. Keith Belliveau, Chiropractor at Revelation Health Have you ever wondered what defines health, or why someone you know can maintain optimal health while others around you can’t? Surely it isn’t as simple as keeping your blood pressure, cholesterol, weight and other ‘...

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How to: Bird-Dog Exercise for Spinal Health [Video]


Step-by-Step: How to do the Bird-Dog Exercise to Strengthen the Multifidi Muscles / Lumbar Spine The bird-dog is a simple exercise that can be easily performed by people who are recovering from a back injury or looking to strengthen the back and abdominal muscles simultaneously. If you’ve recently experienced a low back injury and have seen a Chiropractor or physiotherapist, it’s quite po...

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5 Things You Didn’t Know about Neck Pain


5 Things You Should Know About Neck Pain Everyone gets a stiff or sore neck once in a while. If you’re a professional athlete, chances are you’ll have neck pain more often than your friend who sits in an office all day, right? That's not always the case! Sitting at a desk all day might be just as big a cause of neck pain as an athlete’s physical activities. Regardless of how you end up with...

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How to: Low Back Stretch for the Lumbar Para-spinal Muscles [Video]


Step-by-Step: How to Stretch Your Lumbar Para-spinal Muscles Using a Bench or Chair Chances are that you’ve experienced back pain at one point or another in your lifetime. While you may associate your low, mid or upper back pain with a certain activity you do daily or a few times every week, that activity may not necessarily be the cause of it! The causes of back pain are numerous and in ...

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How to: Standing Chest Stretch for Increased Mobility [Video]


Step-by-Step: How to Stretch Your Chest Using a Doorway or Corner Are you sitting down somewhere looking at your smartphone this very instant? Maybe you’re at a desk browsing the web. Truth is that sitting for extended periods of time can be horrible for your back, neck and overall alignment. There are a number of simple and easy-to-do stretches you can do at home to help relieve tension ...

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