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3 Fall Activities to Help Ease Back Pain

Three outdoor activities to help you get active and enjoy the season

When back pain hits, many of us gravitate to our couches thinking that we’ll feel better if we take it easy. However, a growing body of research shows that exercise, not rest, is the best medicine for chronic back pain.

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Swimming for Injury Recovery

Exercising in water can help people recover from a variety of injuries.

Swimming isn’t just a way to cool off in the summer heat: time in the pool can also relieve pain and improve recovery from a wide range of injuries, including knee and back pain and can help even after you’ve had surgery.

Research shows that swimming and aquatic exercise can help people with injuries rebuild strength, increase range of motion, improve cardiovascular fitness, and more. Here’s what you need to know before you dive in.

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6 Common Ski Injuries & How To Avoid Them

Winter is a magical time of year for skiers and snowboarders who relish the opportunity to carve up the slopes or zip through fresh powder. Unfortunately, both novice and experienced athletes alike are at risk of being injured by the sports they love. Here are a few of the most common injuries on the slopes and what you can do to keep having fun all season long.

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13 Activities To Keep Your Family Healthy This Winter In St. Albert

Updated: November 23, 2021

Sub-zero temperatures make it tempting to cuddle up on the couch with Netflix and comfort food. While it’s normal to feel sluggish in the winter, kids and adults alike need to remain active to stay healthy.

This winter, resist the urge to hibernate and instead head outside for active, family fun! St. Albert and the greater Edmonton area have plenty of family friendly winter activities available all season long.

Here are a few ideas for families looking to keep moving when the temperatures dip:

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