Boosting your Immune System

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Our immune system is working around the clock to defend our bodies but it is not a perfect system – sometimes pathogens get in and cause havoc. Although its not quite here yet, cold and flu season is just around the corner and while we hate to think of our warm sunny days coming to an end, we need to prepare …

Importance of Home Based Exercise Following Therapy

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Leaving physical therapy can sometimes feel like leaving the classroom – you head home with “homework” a group of stretches and exercises that your therapist would like you to try between treatments.  Most patients  struggle to remember to do these at home or get busy and forget to make time to do the prescribed exercises. Many patients don’t understand the …

I have arthritis… now what?

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We often hear the word arthritis thrown around any time someone has prolonged join pain or discomfort, especially if they are aging, but what does that even mean? Many patients come in thinking that they will be severely disabled once they have been diagnosed, however, it isn’t as scary as it sounds. With a few lifestyle changes, pain and discomfort …

Can a Chiropractor help me?

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When it comes to paramedical treatments, chiropractic care is often the one that patients are most skeptical about, but also the one they know the least about. There are many myths surrounding chiropractic care which prevent people from seeking treatment; chiropractors aren’t real doctors, they only treat back pain, all they do is crack bones. These common misconceptions alter the …

Why Warm Up?

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Every day thousands of people hit the gym to get stronger, healthier and feel better about themselves. While taking the steps to get off the couch and get active is already a move in the right direction, many people skip a key component of any good workout, warming up. Were all guilty of being busy and rushing through our daily …

Do I Need Physiotherapy?

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By: Nima Rajan You might be surprised to know that you might actually benefit from physiotherapy even though you think you don’t need it. Physiotherapy has come a long way from its traditional role of a paramedical therapy that was only useful for post trauma treatment. Everyday work activities like driving or standing for extended periods of time, sitting on …