Amazing Facts

Health Benefits of Exercising During Pregnancy

By | Amazing Facts

Exercise during pregnancy offers various health benefits for pregnant women and their fetuses. Exercise has been shown to prevent excessive gestational weight gain, and decrease the risk of gestational diabetes, preeclampsia, caesarean delivery, low back pain, pelvic girdle pain, and urinary incontinence. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, physical exercise does not pose significant risks for both…

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ICBC Statistics Provide Interesting Patient Insights

By | Amazing Facts, Insurance Claim

To better understand our patients, painPRO conducted a survey of over 100 clients with ICBC claims. We are proud to provide patients with access to chiropractors in Vancouver and the surrounding areas, and we are always looking for ways to better serve patients. The following statistics were gathered from ICBC patients who visited painPRO for physiotherapy and other related services…

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What does a proper warm-up look like?

By | Amazing Facts, Injury Prevention, Functional Fitness

You have probably heard that completing a warm-up is important before playing sports and engaging in physical activity to prevent injuries, but what does a proper warm-up actually look like? In short, a warm-up serves to increase muscle dynamics and raise the temperature and flexibility of your muscles so that it becomes less injury-prone. Research has also shown that a…

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Cracking Knuckles…Just Gas Bubbles Bursting

By | Blog, Amazing Facts

Knuckle Cracking Remember your mother telling you not to crack your knuckles or you’ll get arthritis. Well good news…knuckle cracking doesn’t cause arthritis. Actually cracking your knuckles (or any of your joints) can have therapeutic benefits. When you crack one of your joints you are pulling the bones that are connected at the joint apart from each other. This process stimulates…

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