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   Why does my pain keep reoccurring? Physiotherapy helps patients to improve mobility, remain active and reach their specific goals. Sometimes, once the patient has achieved their goals, they may experience a flare up of the previous episode weeks, months or even a couple of years later.  This repeated cycle of pain can be very frustrating! This article will list a few of the reasons and contributing factors as to why these recurrences can happen and how you can limit the chanc...
Posted on 2021-03-24
How often should I stretch or strengthen? This blog will address the differences between the two and give us a better understanding of when they are most beneficial to use. Stretch: Stretching is a form of physical exercise where we work to elongate a specific muscle in order to  increase flexibility and therefore increase range of motion and muscle control. Stretching can be dynamic or static.  Dynamic stretch: This form of stretching is a repetitive movement based exercise. It&rsq...
Posted on 2021-03-24
ANTI-INFLAMMATORY FOOD Last week, we spoke of foods that increase inflammation in our body and we created a list that we can avoid or limit on consuming. So this week I decided to throw some light over the food that reduces inflammation. Adopting anti-inflammatory food can help you to not only reduce chronic inflammation but also slow down the aging process but also reduce the risk of various diseases like heart disease, diabetes, dementia, Alzheimer’s, autoimmune d...
Posted on 2021-02-11
             Superfood Powder or Veggies? Lately  if you go to the grocery store or shoppers drug mart you will see entire racks dedicated to different kinds of green superfood powder. These superfood powders are intended to be mixed in smoothies, water or sprinkled over breakfast bowls. These products are marketed as an easy and palatable way to increase the amount of veggies you consume everyday and can also have a higher nutritional content than the or...
Posted on 2021-01-28
Stay Hydrated- Stay Healthy Do we drink enough water? This is the question that we often tend to forget while discussing fitness and nutrition.  Truth be told, water is one of the most crucial elements in staying healthy and maintaining the normal function of the different systems in our body like heart, brain and muscles.  “If you’re well hydrated, your heart doesn’t have to work as hard,” said John Batson, M.D, a sports medicine physician with Lowcountry Spi...
Posted on 2021-01-19
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