Mother’s Day 2021: How Humans and Other Species Bring the Love

Mother’s Day 2021: How Humans and Other Species Bring the Love

Gratitude is a concept you hear people talking about a lot these days. For all its miseries and inconveniences, the pandemic has been a reminder that every freedom, from visiting with family to attending a group yoga class, is precious. And not guaranteed. Similarly,...

Preparing For A Return to the Post-COVID-19 Planet

Preparing For A Return to the Post-COVID-19 Planet

Right now, the notion of "normal" and what might look like in a post-COVID-19 world is almost unfathomable, in part because the pandemic has touched almost everything, from mundane daily life (queues to enter grocery stores) to federal policymaking (the Canada...

COVID-19: Making Sense of the World in a Time of Pandemic

COVID-19: Making Sense of the World in a Time of Pandemic

Earlier this month, Back on Track had the great good fortune to be on hand at Alberta's Bar None Ranch when dazzling mare Gone in a Whisper foaled a filly - sired by the also-dazzling Gayego - in what is and has always been nature's surest sign of spring.   The birth...

Why I Love This Product – Back Brace Narrow Front

Why I Love This Product – Back Brace Narrow Front

Most of my days are spent on the trails with dogs. Sounds cool, right?!Hey, I’m Alicia and my life wasn’t always like this. Just a couple years ago I was working a desk job for a local municipality. I probably would have stayed there but in October of 2013 I was on my...

A Blog about Chronic Pain. Welcome…

A Blog about Chronic Pain. Welcome…

Few notions are as troubling — terrifying even — as the thought of chronic pain. For sufferers, chronic pain means just that: a hurt that never goes away, an unwanted, often ferocious companion to every activity that can be tamped down but never obliterated. For an...

Managing Chronic Pain: What’s Available Out There?

Managing Chronic Pain: What’s Available Out There?

It is no exaggeration to say that many of us live in an overmedicated world and that is especially true of those coping with chronic pain. Medicine - even the best, most advanced medicine prescribed and taken responsibly - has limitations and potential side effects....