Body Health Blog
For his dedication to the Olympic Games and his lifetime achievements, Dr. Armitage was honoured with two awards: The Canadian Chiropractic Association Presidential Award of Merit, and The Award for Outstanding Service, Dedication and Commitment from the Royal College of Chiropractic Sports Science (Canada).
Skiing and snowboarding are a prime example of an ultra-dynamic movement. Not only are you moving down the hill at a rapid pace, you are simultaneously maintaining balance and stability while eliciting strong lateral movements across the slopes. With the myriad of challenges presented to your body, the ability to perform controlled, multidirectional movements is paramount.
Osteoporosis is a decrease in bone density related to aging. Currently it is estimated that over 200 million people worldwide suffer from this disease. Approximately 30% of all postmenopausal women have osteoporosis in the United States and in Europe.