Love Your Spine

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October 16, 2018 is World Spine Day

With an estimated one billion people worldwide suffering from back pain, it affects all age groups, from children to the elderly. It is the biggest single cause of disability on the planet, with one in four adults estimated to suffer from back pain during their lives. Prevention is therefore key. This year’s World Spine Day will be encouraging people to take steps to be kind to their spines.

With clinical tools and specialized training, chiropractors are uniquely positioned to offer treatment through active care and preventive strategies, like patient education and exercises.

Want to know what more? Watch our video on back health:

Want to do more? Watch our video on reducing your risk:

When you are unable to do the things you are used to be able to do as a result of a change to your health, that is the very definition of a disability. To learn more about the the devastating impact of spine related pain and disability read this article from the Globe and Mail:

Dr. Joel Weisberg is the Clinic Director and Principal Doctor at Downsview Chiropractic The difference it makes to a patient when they learn, receive appropriate care, and are empowered to self-manage, is often bigger than the relief they were seeking. Dr. Weisberg is driven to make that difference to people in their pursuit of a life lived well.