Ice vs Heat

ICE VS HEAT  BY DR. JASDEEP SAHOTA Ice or heat? Does it matter? Yes, it does. And it can affect the time it takes to heal and recover from an injury. There are three stages to healing after an injury: 1) Acute a. 0-72 hours after injury b. Possible Signs: Pain,...

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Top 5 Reasons Patients Seek Acupuncture

TOP 5 REASONS PATIENTS SEEK ACUPUNCTURE BY DR. SARAH THORNE  1.Back pain- Particularly beneficial for low back pain 2. Neck/shoulder pain – Decreases muscle tension and tendon issues 3. Hip pain – Increases active range of motion 4. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – Decreases...

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Falls In Seniors

FALLS IN SENIORS BY DR. JULIAN LIM  As we age, muscle mass and balance deteriorate with time leading to a host of problems for seniors. According to Canada public health, falls are the leading cause of age related hospital admissions for seniors accounting for 85% of...

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CranioSacral Therapy

CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY BY JOHN NYKIFORUK  What Is CranioSacral Therapy? CranioSacral Therapy (CST) is a light-touch approach that can create dramatic improvements in your life. It releases tensions deep in the body to relieve pain and dysfunction, and improve whole body...

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What is Graston Technique?

WHAT IS GRASTON TECHNIQUE? BY DR. SARAH THORNE The Graston Technique is an instrument-assisted, soft tissue mobilization therapy. It is beneficial in breaking up fascial restrictions, scar tissue adhesions, and detecting areas of chronic inflammation and/or fibrosis....

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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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