External Tibial Torsion

External Tibial Torsion By Dr. Julian Lim External Tibial torsion is a common but usually an overlooked cause of knee and foot issues such a plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis and knee injuries. It occurs when the lower leg bone (tibia) turns excessively outwards...

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8 Reasons You Should Be Drinking More Water

We all know we should drink more water. It is the basis for life and the average adult body is made up of 65%-70% water. But do you really know why drinking water is so important? Here are my top 8 reasons for drinking more water and how it can change your health for...

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Varicose Veins

Initial symptoms may include heavy, painful legs and swollen ankles. If untreated, venous insufficiency can quickly develop into varicose veins. People with varicose veins tend to get inflammation of the veins. The disturbed blood flow in the enlarged veins may cause...

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Healthy Gardening

Healthy gardening Ergonomic tools help reduce injury Ergonomic features to look for in your gardening tools include: • Long handled tools with "S" shaped handles allow you to generate more leverage by applying a smaller amount of force and effort at a greater...

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TMJ Treatment

The jaw is a hinge joint connecting the mandible (jaw) to the skull and is surrounded by 68 pairs of muscles immediately in front of the ear on each side of the head. They allow you to chew, yawn, speak, and swallow and are in constant use. This joint is one of the...

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What is a Subluxation

A subluxation is an incomplete or partial dislocation of a joint or organ. A spinal subluxation can impinge on a spinal nerve root causing symptoms in the areas served by those roots and as the nerve is affected, the tissue or organ which is controlled by that nerve...

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Stress Relief

When seeking treatment centres for stress relief around Calgary we have a plethora of convenient options for you. Research has shown that therapeutic massage has benefits like lowering blood pressure, increasing blood circulation, relaxing muscle spasm, and improving...

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Spring cleaning tips

How to save your back and other household tips Are the cobwebs calling? Have you had just about enough of that closet clutter? Just thinking about all these major chores can make even the keenest homemaker’s back ache. The Alberta College and Association of...

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