How to Look After a Recent Injury

Tweaked your back shoveling snow? Or your ankle feels sore after the gym?  Wherever you may feel the pain, there are things you can do within the first week of an injury to improve healing and speed up recovery time.  Follow the RICE principle:  ...

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Back To School Stress

What do the following symptoms have in common?    Neck and back pain    Pelvic floor pain or urgency urinary incontinence    TMJ/TMD or jaw pain    Muscle tension    Headaches They can all be symptoms of stress! This week I noticed that I was exhibiting...

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Happy Mother’s Day

I hope you’ve had a great weekend celebrating the women in your life! Or being spoiled yourself.  Many women enjoy their pregnancies. I loved so many things about being pregnant, but … not the fact that I could hardly walk for the final stages of my...

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Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation: Is It Right For You?

Do you have chronic pain without a specific cause of injury? Do you have pain that has recurred several times over the course of the year, but never resolves completely? Is your pain persisting without ongoing inflammation or tissue damage? Do you have an...

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What to do when your world is spinning

What is Vestibular Therapy? The vestibular system provides information to your brain about the movement and position of your head. The vestibular system is located on both sides of the head, in the inner ear, and is considered the 'balance...

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Management & Prevention of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome          Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most commonly diagnosed repetitive strain injuries. It occurs when the median nerve, which is the main nerve that travels down the inside of your forearm to...

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Gardening Pain-free

Follow these basic body mechanics tips for gardening safely! Gardening season is here! We want you to enjoy the outdoors without injuring yourself. Once the weather gets nice it is easy to get overzealous and spend hours in the garden without...

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The Scoop on Shovelling

While we’ve been lucky so far this season, soon we will have to deal with shovelling snow. Here are some tips to make it easy on you and your body: Choose a shovel that’s right for you: A shovel that’s long enough that you can hold comfortably when you...

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