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Healthcare, Exercise and your Health

December 6, 2019

Rheumatoid arthritis is a debilitating long-term disease. It causes joints and muscles to be inflamed, which can result in a multitude of symptoms. Many people who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis just attribute it to “old age pain”. They d...

November 14, 2019

People with RA who exercise may find that they have less pain that those who do not. Exercise can reduce painful symptoms, improve joint function and flexibility, increase range of motion, and boost mood. It is best to seek medical advice b...

Are you a mom-to-be and looking for stretches to keep you healthy and prepare your body for labor? Wondering which stretches are safe and which ones you need to avoid?

Regular exercise is essential for a healthy and happy pregnancy, and stre...

October 24, 2019

It is estimated that as many as 3.8 million concussions occur in the USA per year during competitive sports and recreational activities; however, as many as 50% of the concussions may go unreported. 

Concussions occur in all sports with the...

October 22, 2019

Physiotherapists can help people maintain movement and function of joints and muscles with exercises, hydrotherapy (exercise in warm water), relaxation techniques, acupuncture (see 'Complementary and alternative therapies') and various othe...

October 11, 2019

It’s important to choose smart, nutrient-dense foods to help you be and feel your best. You are what you eat. Good nutrition won’t eliminate chronic pain but it will reduce the extra stress caused by poor nutrition. Pain increases stress an...

September 27, 2019

The number of children visiting emergency departments for concussions they experienced while playing organized team sports has risen dramatically over the last 10 years, according to a new study. Experts have hypothesized that this rise may...

September 18, 2019

When a person is in pain due a bone or joint problems it can be hard to get moving and keep moving. Arthritis is a group of conditions that affect 4.6 Million Canadians over the age of 15, causing joint pain and swelling.1 Arthritis is the...

September 3, 2019

Many serious conditions and diseases, including hyperlipidemia, obesity, congestive heart failure, and renal failure, have their own recommended diet. Considerable scientific information and clinical observation have accumulated in recent y...

August 31, 2019

Exercise, maintaining a healthy diet and body weight, taking steps to prevent blood clots, and preparing your household for reduced mobility can help to ensure a successful recovery following your hip replacement surgery. Surgery may be the...

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