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08Jan 2016
Can Arthritis Be Treated With Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy plays a crucial role in the management of all stages of arthritis, helping to prevent physical impairment and restore functional ability through regular training, mobility aids, therapeutic modalities, and education. What is Rheumatoid Arthritis? Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) causes inflammation in the lining of joints and is a chronic disease. While it can affect many […]

12Dec 2015
pre natal massage therapy

Prenatal massage therapy has often received varied responses from the health community with regard to its purpose and safety. Recent researches have revealed that massage during pregnancy can be a valuable component in women’s prenatal care, and should, therefore, be given careful consideration. Carrying a baby inside your womb changes your centre of gravity, causing […]

25Nov 2015
Can Massage Therapy Relieve Pregnancy Pains

Prenatal massage therapy has often received varied responses from the health community with regard to its purpose and safety. Recent researches have revealed that massage during pregnancy can be a valuable component in women’s prenatal care, and should, therefore, be given careful consideration. Carrying a baby inside your womb changes your centre of gravity, causing […]

03Nov 2015
Can Arthritis Be Treated With Physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy plays a crucial role in the management of all stages of arthritis, helping to prevent physical impairment and restore functional ability through regular training, mobility aids, therapeutic modalities, and education. What is Rheumatoid arthritis? Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) causes inflammation in the lining of joints and is a chronic disease. While it can affect many […]

07Mar 2015
Have Stress Related Headaches? Acupuncture Can Help

Today we live in a fast-paced lifestyle. High stress can cause many health related problems, such as hypertension, diabetes and primary headache. A headache is when one experiences pain in the head, which may be caused by tension, muscular contraction, vascular dilation or contraction, inflammation, or injury. A primary headache is caused by problems with […]

05Mar 2015
The Road to Healthier Legs

Many people all around the world suffer from low extremity venous disorders.  While factors such as heredity, age, physical trauma and/ or surgery may play a role in development of venous conditions, majority of risk factors are associated with our inactive lifestyles.  Lack of exercise, our work environments, prolonged sitting or standing, excess weight, obesity, […]

20Feb 2015
What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Compression or Compartment Syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a condition that results from the compression of the median nerve (a major nerve in our body) as it passes through the carpal tunnel at the wrist, causing wrist pain (Rattray & Ludwig). To distinguish CTS as a compartment syndrome rather than a […]

01Dec 2014
Tips to Prevent Back & Neck Pain in the Workplace

Improper Desk Ergonomics Can Strain Your Back and Neck Thornhill Chiropractor, Dr. Richard Collis, gives important tips for preventing neck & back strain due to improper desk ergonomics: ♦          Sit back in your chair so that the small of your back is touching the back of the chair ♦          Push yourself and your […]